Catching up, but not shooting ahead
Low birth weight children are more vulnerable to environmental influences than infants born with normal weight. They will be able to catch up in school, but on average they will not become better students than normal birth weight children. Press Release
The benefits of protein diagnostics
Early diagnosis of diseases such as cancer and Alzheimer's is what Klaus Gerwert is striving to achieve. His method of choice is protein diagnostics. In RUBIN, the RUB's science magazine, the Bochum researcher talks about the benefits of this approach. RUBIN article
RUB-Researchers Win Facebook-Prize
Two RUB-scientists, Prof. Dr. Thorsten Holz and graduate engineer Johannes Dahse from the chair of Systems Security have won the “Internet Defense Prize” awarded by the social network Facebook. The research focused on the weaknesses of web applications which could be misused by hackers. Abstract of findings
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