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Science Publications RA2 RA3 Associates and Affiliates

June 22, 2023

Repelling disorder: What makes cholesterol-containing surfaces so repulsive?

Living organisms use powerful physical principles to control interactions at their surfaces. Researchers at the Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Leipzig University and TU Dresden have now discovered why cholesterol-containing surfaces can exhibit greatly reduced attachment of proteins and bacteria. 

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Awards RA2 Associates and Affiliates

September 29, 2022

2023 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for Anthony Hyman and Clifford Brangwynne

World’s largest science prize for discovering a new mechanism of cellular organization.

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December 1, 2021

Using terahertz to explore the inside of the cell

Joint research group between the Cluster of Excellence Physics of Life (PoL) and the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR) to decipher biomolecules

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