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Prebiotic chemistry: In the beginning, there was sugar

Oct 20, 2020

Organic molecules formed the basis for the evolution of life. But how could inorganic precursors have given rise to them? LMU chemist Oliver Trapp now reports a reaction pathway in which minerals catalyze the formation of sugars in the absence of water.

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Welcome to Winter Semester 2020!

Oct 14, 2020

Studying in the corona crisis!

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Energy Storage: Soak up the sunlight and swim in the dark

Oct 05, 2020

Microswimmers are small particles that actively move in liquids. But they need a continuous energy supply. Thanks to a light charging mechanism co-developed by e-conversion members, microswimmers can now also move in the dark. This makes them interesting for medical applications.

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Bio-inorganic chemistry: Larger lanthanides preferred

Sep 16, 2020

Rare earth elements are vital for many modern technologies. Chemists at LMU have now shown that a cofactor found in a bacterial enzyme can selectively extract some of these metals from mixtures in an environmentally benign fashion.

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Cancer Research Institute (CRI): Veit Hornung received Coley Award

Sep 11, 2020

Professor Veit Hornung has received the William B. Coley Award, endowed with a medal of honor and US $ 5,000, from the renowned US Cancer Research Institute (CRI) in New York.

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