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Photophysics and Photocatalysis of Melem

14 April 2018 – Spectroscopic reinvestigation of melem (1,3,4,6,7,9,9b-heptaazaphenalen-2,5,8-triamin)

Noble-Metal-Free Electrocatalyst for N2 Fixation

10 April 2018 – High-efficiency nitrogen fixation under ambient conditions

Cheap and Diastereoselective ß-Lactam Formation

05 April 2018 – Karen Hindson, EurJIC, talked to Bas de Bruin, University of Amsterdam, about his article on a one-pot route to ß-lactams, amides, and esters


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Controlled Nano-Assembly

23 May 2018 – Universal pH-regulated assembly of DNA nanostructures


Self‐Ordering Induced by Touch

11 May 2018 – Pattern can be read out using birefringence; allows the recording of fingerprints


First Aid for Dry Crops

08 May 2018 – Potent analogues of plant hormone provide drought stress relief for crops


Nano-Flowers in Sodium Batteries

08 May 2018 – Nanostructured antimony sulfide–polypyrrole composites as stable anode materials


Jan Thesing (1929 – 2018)

05 May 2018 – Former president of the GDCh (German Chemical Society) and Vice Chairman of the Board of Merck passed away

Clever Picture

The Chemistry of Deodorants

01 May 2018 – How do deodorants and antiperspirants work? Which ingredients do they contain?


Guess the Character (6)

01 May 2018 – Can you guess the character from the description?


Guess the Chemist (77)

01 May 2018 – Can you guess the famous scientist from the description?


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Biomimetic Synthetic Receptor for Fucose

23 May 2018 – Selectively recognizing the sugar fucose in water

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Mercurated Triplex-Forming Oligonucleotides

22 May 2018 – Single organomercurated base can stabilize triple-stranded DNA - great potential for use in regulation of gene expression

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More Reactivity for Metal Oxides

21 May 2018 – Lewis adduct featuring reversible B–O bonding reacts with tertiary silanes to form highly unusual ion pairs


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The Ins and Outs of a Ph.D. Across Continents

03 April 2018 – Why would someone do a joint Ph.D. project across continents? What are advantages and challenges?


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150 Years Alfred Wöhlk

06 March 2018 – Despite many efforts, the mechanism of this still-used detection reaction from 1904 is still unknown


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Great Architecture and Chemists in Dahlem

Walking tour through Dahlem, one of the richest parts of Berlin and an important historical center for academic research


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Quiz: Chemical Processes

03 October 2017 – Do you remember which chemical process produces which substance?


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Learn from Four Nobel Laureates

13 September 2017 – View the lectures recorded at the Angewandte Festsymposium for free


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1st Chemistry – An Innovation Forum

22 May 2018 – A short but impressive event

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