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Splitting sulphur bridges in water is more complicated than one thinks

They are indispensable in proteins and rubber: bonds between two sulphur atoms that link the long molecules together. If one pulls on the sulphur bridges from outside, unexpectedly complicated processes occur. Read more

Learning from model experiments

Students enjoy it most when they get to make things pop and burn in their chemistry lessons. But do they take away from the experiments what they are supposed to understand? Read more

RUB scientist receives Joachim Walther Schultze-Prize

Nanoparticles could become the key to sustainable energy technologies. Kristina Tschulik has been recently awarded for her research in the field. Read more


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