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Platin-nanoparticles with 40 atoms. Image: B. Garlyyev / TUM

Activity of fuel cell catalysts doubled

Fuel cells may well replace batteries as the power source for electric cars. They consume hydrogen, a gas which could be delivered, for example...
Dr. Eve Stenson uses spare parts to demonstrate the structure of the positron trap. (Image: Axel Griesch / IPP)

A trap for positrons

Positron, also called positive electron, positively charged subatomic particle having the same mass and magnitude of charge as the electron and constituting the antiparticle...
Ralf Engelhardt carries out a function test on the module. (Picture: A. Heddergott / TUM)

New module for the 23rd REXUS rocket mission

When the high-altitude research rocket of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in early march takes off as part of the 23rd REXUS rocket mission,...
Each fiber strand of an optic cable can be further divided in more than 100 channels. (image: M-Net)

New speed record set under real-world conditions

Using a signal processor developed at TUM, with a chipset, scientists made a new record of sending data through a fiber-optic network at a...
If a woman gains excessive weight during pregnancy, it could lead to gestational diabetes, an increased risk of cesarean section or excessive birth weight of the newborn. (Image: gpointstudio / istockphotos)

Weight gain difficult to influence through lifestyle counseling

Weigh gain during pregnancy could pose a problem for both the mother and child. It could even lead to gestational diabetes, an increased risk of...
Liver failure caused by attack on blood vessel cells

Liver failure caused by attack on blood vessel cells

A disease of the liver with viral hepatitis, for example, the hepatitis B virus can advance in very different ways: the liver inflammation (hepatitis)...
n their simulation, Prof. Thomas Auer (l.) and Manuel de-Borja-Torrejón (r.) consider expansion scenarios for renewable energies and the data of the building stock. (Image: A. Eckert / TUM)

Electric heating could save CO2 emissions

Renewable energy power generation has grown as a result of clean energy policies in many countries. Renewable energy is reliable and plentiful and will potentially...
Laura Tiemann, first author of the new study about pain perception, prepares together with Markus Ploner, Heisenberg Professor for Human Pain Research, a volunteer for the EEG-measurements. (Image: K. Bauer / TUM)

How our brain process painful event?

Pain is an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage. In a new study, scientists for the first time investigated in...
Seeing begins before we actually see anything

Seeing begins before we actually see anything

To speak with one another, neurons utilize chemical messengers known as synapses. The two most essential synapses in the human mind, glutamate, and GABA...