23 September 2021 · Research Highlight

Water protects sensitive molecules from radiation damage

Water can protect small organic molecules from being damaged by X-rays. This is revealed by an experiment at PETRA III led by the University of Kassel. Instead of being torn apart by the electrical ...

17 September 2021 · Research Highlight

X-ray insights may enable better plastics production

An X-ray study at DESY is pointing the way towards a better understanding of plastics production. A team led by Utrecht University investigated so-called Ziegler-type catalysts, the workhorses in the ...

15 September 2021 · Research Highlight

Filming antibiotic resistance in Slow-Motion

Using the X-ray laser European XFEL an international team of researchers, including scientists from DESY, has successfully filmed a reaction step that is important for the development of antibiotic ...

08 September 2021

Barbara Mez-Starck Prize for Melanie Schnell

DESY researcher Melanie Schnell has received this year's International Dr. Barbara Mez-Starck Prize. The DESY Lead Scientist at Photon Science was honoured for her outstanding studies of structural ...


28 Sep. 2021 - 13:15
Speaker: Jakob Soltau (University Göttingen)
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29 Sep. 2021 to 30 Sep. 2021
Speaker: Ilya Sergeev (FS-PETRA-S (P01)) , Hlynur Gretarsson (FS-PETRA-S (P01)) , Martin Etter (FS-PETRA-D (P02.1)) et al.
Location: Online
10 Nov. 2021 - 14:30
Location: Consulate General of India, Hamburg
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