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Chemistry - Nov 14
Chemistry
Some of the most biologically active molecules, including synthetic drugs, contain a central, nitrogen-containing chemical structure called an isoquinuclidine. This core has a three-dimensional shape which means it has the potential to interact more favourably with enzymes and proteins than flat, two-dimensional molecules.
Chemistry - Nov 14
Chemistry

Theoretical calculations indicate that under certain conditions silicon can endow solar cells with a much higher efficiency.

Earth Sciences - Nov 13
Earth Sciences

When will the next eruption take place? Examination of samples from Indonesia's Mount Merapi show that the explosivity of stratovolcanoes rises when mineral-rich gases seal the pores and microcracks in the uppermost layers of stone.


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Event - Health - 14.11.2019

Health - Pharmacology - 07.11.2019
German Research Foundation approves new Clinical Research Group
German Research Foundation approves new Clinical Research Group
They are quiet - and in many cases fatal: systemic inflammatory reactions such as sepsis are the third most frequent cause of death in Germany.

Astronomy / Space Science - 04.11.2019

Physics - Materials Science - 29.10.2019
New instrument at BESSY II commences user operation
A new instrument became available to the users of BESSY II on Oct. 28, 2019. The new beamline and apparatus for spinand angular-resolved photoemission in the Russian-German Laboratory at BESSY II have successfully completed their test phase.

Philosophy - Social Sciences - 28.10.2019

Agronomy / Food Science - Life Sciences - 25.10.2019
Veronika Somoza succeeds Thomas Hofmann
Veronika Somoza succeeds Thomas Hofmann
Veronika Somoza will take on her new post as Scientific Director of the Executive Board of the Leibniz-Institute for Food Systems Biology at the Technical University of Munich (Leibniz-LSB@TUM) as of November 1, 2019. She succeeds Prof. Thomas Hofmann, who is leaving the Leibniz-Institute, located in Freising, for his new position as President of the Technical University of Munich (TUM).

Social Sciences - 22.10.2019

Linguistics / Literature - 22.10.2019

Linguistics / Literature - 21.10.2019

Earth Sciences - Physics - 21.10.2019

Health - Pharmacology - 18.10.2019
From fundamental research to new medications
From fundamental research to new medications
Four research teams from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have received m4 Awards this year.

History / Archeology - 15.10.2019

Health - 10.10.2019

Astronomy / Space Science - Chemistry - 09.10.2019
Cassini spacecraft data reveal volatile organics in particles of one of the icy moons of ring-planet Saturn
Freie Universität Berlin Planetary Sciences research group study published in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society No 291/2019 from Oct 09, 2019 Enceladus, one of the icy moons of the ri

Chemistry - 09.10.2019
Many Doctorates under One Roof
The Department of Biology, Chemistry, and Pharmacy at Freie Universität Berlin is opening a new graduate center.

Earth Sciences - Life Sciences - 08.10.2019

Innovation - 08.10.2019
Researching future-oriented digital manufacturing technology
Researching future-oriented digital manufacturing technology
With its agenda TUM.Additive, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is kicking off a comprehensive research focus on additive manufacturing. Together with high-tech partners in industry, TUM has founded the "Bavarian Additive Manufacturing Cluster" with the aim of establishing Bavaria as the prominent economic region for digital manufacturing technologies.

Innovation - Computer Science / Telecom - 07.10.2019
TUM Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence officially opened
TUM Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence officially opened
In attendance of Minister of State Dorothee Bär, Federal Government Commissioner for Digital Affairs, the Technical University of Munich (TUM) officially opened the TUM Institute for Ethics in Artificial Intelligence today.

Computer Science / Telecom - Innovation - 04.10.2019
From health care to space robotics
From health care to space robotics
Each year, US space agency NASA asks startups with ideas that could improve space exploration to apply for their iTech initiative.

Innovation - Business / Economics - 03.10.2019

Health - Pharmacology - 02.10.2019
Immune cells in the spotlight
Immune cells in the spotlight
How do immune cells behave in the body? What happens during immunotherapy, which is designed to encourage the body's own immune system to attack a disease? To answer these questions, the European Union (EU) brings together leading experts from research and the pharmaceutical industry.

Environment - Life Sciences - 02.10.2019
Preventing Future Forest Diebacks
Preventing Future Forest Diebacks
Removing dead trees from the forests and reforesting on a large scale: this is the German Federal Government's strategy against "Forest Dieback 2.0".

Innovation - Career - 01.10.2019
"We are creating a global marketplace of knowledge"
Reading time: 1 MIN Prof. F. Thomas Hofmann has been active as President of the Technical University of Munich (TUM) since October 1, 2019.

Innovation - Business / Economics - 30.09.2019

Environment - Astronomy / Space Science - 30.09.2019
EUMETSAT promotes international cooperation and prepares for launching next generation satellites to bring monitoring of weather and climate to a new era
BOSTON - As forecasting of high impact weather needs to meet higher expectations in our changing climate, EUMETSAT promotes international cooperation under the aegis of the WMO and is preparing to deploy one next-generation satellite per year in the period 2021-2025.

Astronomy / Space Science - Physics - 26.09.2019

Social Sciences - 24.09.2019

Environment - 23.09.2019
Adopt a Vortex program Comes of Age!
New Name Giving for 2020 to Start on September 25, 2019, 00:00 No 272/2019 from Sep 23, 2019 Meteorologists at the Berliner Wetterkarte e. V.

Physics - 20.09.2019
Open House Day at the Research Neutron Source
Open House Day at the Research Neutron Source
Every year, more than 1000 scientists from all over the world visit the research neutron source Heinz Maier-Leibnitz (FRM II), to carry out measurements.
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