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Carbon Nitride Improves Perovskite Solar Cells

August 14, 2019
Researchers show that delaminated carbon nitride can significantly improve the energy yield of perovskite solar cells. [more]
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Chemists use photocatalyst from urea

July 25, 2019
Carbon nitride enables more efficient and environmentally friendly reaction pathways [more]
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From Biomass to Green Polymers

June 25, 2019
The Biorefinery and Sustainable Chemistry group together with Prof. Dr. Javier Pérez-Ramírez, Chair of Catalysis Engineering at the ETH Zürich contributed to the cover story in ChemSusChem. [more]
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"Presidential Award for Young Scientists" goes to Svitlana Filonenko

June 21, 2019
Filonenko was honored for her excellent research on catalytic methods for biomass processing. The prize ceremony was held on June 6th 2019 in Kyiv. [more]
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Precision nanomedicine: towards skin-based delivery vaccination

May 28, 2019
Epidermal immune cells pick up liposomes covered with a sugar-like molecule and pave the way towards transdermal vaccinations [more]
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First observations of self-assembling synthetic carbohydrates

May 02, 2019
The biomolecules can form nanostructures as peptides do, chemists find [more]
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Are you still charging?

April 10, 2019
Joint research project "CLUSTERBATT" of the Fraunhofer Gesellschaft and the Max Planck Society deals with future energy storage technologies of batteries [more]
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More calcium carbonate

March 01, 2019
Calcium carbonate forms a previously unknown aqueous crystal structure [more]
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Scientists at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces realize an artificial light driven ion pump

January 24, 2019
The first artificial light-driven ion pump that can pump ions uphill against a concentration gradient of more than 5000 was reported in Nat. Commun. 10, 74 (2019).   [more]
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NTU and Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces launch joint lab to develop healthcare and robotics solutions.

January 14, 2019
Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces have launched a joint lab to conduct research in artificial senses [more]
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Multi-resistant bacteria with camouflage strategy

November 29, 2018
A previously unknown protein makes Staphylococcus aureus pathogens invisible to the immune system. [more]
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Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces is participating in two Clusters of Excellence

October 17, 2018
In the Excellence Strategy research competition run by the German federal and state governments, the Clusters of Excellence have been approved [more]
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Self-healing seed pods

July 03, 2018
In plants of the Australian genus Banksia, special waxes seal fissures in the fruit wall [more]
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Otto Hahn Medal for Sanja Sviben

June 11, 2018
Sanja Sviben has been awarded with the Otto Hahn Medal from the Max Planck Society (MPG). She will receive the award during the annual meeting of the MPG, which takes place from June 13th-14th in Heidelberg. [more]
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Fighting pathogens with sugar molecules

May 17, 2018
Sugar can have many negative effects on the body. Overconsumption can give rise to obesity, high blood pressure and even diabetes. But there is more to sugar than meets the eye. [more]
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Bernhard V.K.J. Schmidt has been awarded a Dr. Hermann Schnell Fellowship of the GDCh (Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker; German Chemical Society)

May 16, 2018
The chemist will receive the award at the Conference of the Division Macromolecular Chemistry of the GDCh in Karlsruhe on the 24th of September 2018, which is endowed with 3,000 EUR. [more]
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Peter H. Seeberger is under the World’s Top 25 Medicine Makers in the category „Masters of Bench“.

April 26, 2018
Peter H. Seeberger was chosen by the British journal “Medicine Maker” to be among the TOP 25 most inspirational professionals in the category „Masters of Bench“. [more]
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Prof. Dr. Helmuth Möhwald has died

March 29, 2018
The Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces mourns for the loss of a long-standing founding director. [more]
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Synthetic carbohydrate wards off pneumococcal infections

March 20, 2018
Innovative vaccines can provide better protection against some forms of pneumonia and meningitis than currently available products [more]
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