Philosophers put forward a new emotion recognition model

Philosophers at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum have put forward a new model that explains how humans recognise the emotions of others. According to their theory, humans are capable of perceiving feelings directly via pattern ...

dateApr 08, 2015 in
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New sensor monitors electric car charging stations

Future visions of electromobility include a comprehensive charging station network. However, it would be impossible to monitor them all in order to protect them from being manipulated. Under the umbrella of the "SecMobil" ...

dateMar 10, 2015 in Engineering
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Sensor demonstrates lack of space in living cells

Proteins and other bio molecules are often analysed exclusively in aqueous solutions in test tubes. But it is uncertain if these experimental studies can be transferred to the densely-packed cellular environment. The Bochum-based ...

dateJan 05, 2015 in Biochemistry
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An "anchor" that keeps proteins together

All organisms react to different external and internal stimuli: if, for example, the hyphae fungus Sordaria macrospora is supplied with food, it produces fruiting bodies as part of its oestrous cycle. To initiate this reaction, ...

dateSep 04, 2014 in Biotechnology
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A protecting umbrella against oxygen

In the development of fuel cells the effort of generations of scientist and engineers have led to efficient and stable catalysts based on noble metals. These catalysts have reached the required threshold in terms of performance ...

dateAug 04, 2014 in Materials Science
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