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Wednesday, 29 May, 2013

Taking the fight into the enemy’s territory

Cancer research …

Wednesday, 08 May, 2013

It´s going like clockwork

Friction and stick at the nano scale …

Friday, 03 May, 2013

Physics at the dawn of life

Molecular evolution …

Wednesday, 24 April, 2013

Make way for electrons!

Transport through organic transistors …

Tuesday, 23 April, 2013

Live and let live

Theoretical Biophysics …

Tuesday, 02 April, 2013

Tap-proof through the air

Quantum cryptography …

Wednesday, 27 March, 2013

Our Genome - always on the move

Statistical model for the assembly of nucleosomes …

Friday, 08 March, 2013

The exceptional behaviour of complex liquids

New numerical model …

Friday, 25 January, 2013

New catalyst for water splitting

Energy from sunlight …

Friday, 18 January, 2013

Good fences make good neighbors

Theoretical biophysics …

Monday, 14 January, 2013

A single molecule in sight

Intelligent Molecules …

Friday, 14 December, 2012

Reality check for DNA nanotechnology

Lowering barriers to DNA-based nanomanufacturing …

Thursday, 06 December, 2012

Icy insights into 3D-DNA objects

Cryo-electron microscopy allows accurate analysis of complex 3D DNA objects …

Friday, 30 November, 2012

The coupling of cytoskeleton and cytomembrane

A strong relationship …

Tuesday, 20 November, 2012

Science reports on new nature-inspired nanostructures

NIM researchers developed nanostructures which mimic nature's way of tunneling through cell walls.  …

Monday, 08 October, 2012

Next generation drug discovery

Microscale Thermophoresis …

Monday, 01 October, 2012

Solar cell consisting of a single molecule

Individual protein complex generates electric currents  …

Monday, 30 July, 2012

Charge separation made easy

Organic Solar Cells …

Wednesday, 18 July, 2012

One particle - a lot of functions

Smallest siRNA particles possible to date …

Tuesday, 10 July, 2012

A recharging record

Energy storage …

Thursday, 05 July, 2012

Easy come, easy go

New insights into the life of microtubules …

Friday, 15 June, 2012

Good news coming from Bonn

NIM receives funding for another five years within the German Excellence Initiative …

Tuesday, 12 June, 2012

Meeting in the bacterial middle

Cycling proteins determine cell division …

Tuesday, 12 June, 2012

Carbon nanotubes

High-resolution measurement of photocurrents …

Wednesday, 06 June, 2012

News from the evolution

Imposing order on the primordial soup  …

Wednesday, 06 June, 2012

The curse of measurement

Uncontrolled back-action effects influence transistors …

Thursday, 24 May, 2012

NIM member leads new Collaborative Research Center

SFB 1032 …

Wednesday, 23 May, 2012

Floating cells

Separation of blood cells using hydrodynamic lift …

Wednesday, 23 May, 2012

Ötzi’s blood detected

5,000 year old red blood cells discovered …

Tuesday, 22 May, 2012

Greater than the Sum of their Parts

Functional Molecular Complexes …

Wednesday, 16 May, 2012

How to make nano visible

Successful linkage between nanoscience and computer animation …

Thursday, 19 April, 2012

DNA origami puts a smart lid on solid-state nanopore sensors

Two TUM advances combine for new capabilities in single-molecule sensing …

Tuesday, 10 April, 2012

Sulfur in Every Pore

Improved Batteries with Carbon Nanoparticles …

Friday, 30 March, 2012

More space for research

Building plans for Nanoscience Institute at LMU München take another hurdle in Bavarian Parlament …

Tuesday, 27 March, 2012

Three-dimensional architecture of an open promotor complex

Molecular Cell publication by Patrick Cramer and Jens Michaelis …

Monday, 19 March, 2012

Researchers demonstrate versatility of solid-state protein sensor

A novel type of sensor, based on nanometer-scale pores in a semiconductor membrane, is a step closer to practical use in applications such as analyzing the protein contents of a single cell. …

Thursday, 15 March, 2012

Bioelectronics - The bionic material

Nature Outlook article concerning the research of NIM member Jose Garrido  …

Wednesday, 14 March, 2012

Sculpting Light with Gold Nanoparticles

NIM scientists develop a nanomaterial that precisely modulates light …

Friday, 09 March, 2012

Validation of Landauer's principle

Results of an experiment that validates an important principle for information theory and computer science are published in Nature this week. NIM member Eric Lutz and his colleagues show that erasing …

Thursday, 08 March, 2012

Public-spirited bacteria

The mathematics of microbial cooperation …

Wednesday, 07 March, 2012

Crush hour in the test-tube

Overcrowding spoils the law of mass action …

Tuesday, 06 March, 2012

Charging up qubits in diamonds

A method for manipulating the charge of nitrogen vacancy-centres in diamond – which are thought to be important areas in the creation of qubits in quantum computers – is reported in Nature …

Tuesday, 06 March, 2012

Introducing plug-and-play nanoelectromechanical systems (NEMS)

The measurement of very low concentrations of various agents plays an important role in medicine, pharmacology and food technology. So-called “nanomechanical resonators” – vibrating nanostrings – …

Thursday, 01 March, 2012

With nanometer precision

Protein transportation via “Cut & Paste” method …

Tuesday, 31 January, 2012

Ultra-fast photodetector and terahertz generator

New applications for graphene …

Thursday, 26 January, 2012

Speed limit on the quantum highway

Propagation velocity of quantum signals …

Monday, 23 January, 2012

Tidy up the nanoparticle mixture

High-resolution particle separation in two directions …

Friday, 13 January, 2012

A nanoear to listen into the silence

Gold nanoparticles detect tiny acoustic vibrations …

Wednesday, 11 January, 2012

Backing out of the nanotunnel

New method for nucleic acid analysis …

Tuesday, 03 January, 2012

Energy saving chaperone Hsp90

Large conformational changes without ATP consummation …

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General Manager

Phone: +49 (89) 2180 6794

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