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When self-doubt misjudges achievement Foto: / fizkes

06/14/2018 | Personnel management

When self-doubt misjudges achievement

Individuals who have a pervasive sense that their reputations are not justified by their achievements may suffer from impostor syndrome. In such a case negative feedback can lead to a real deterioration in performance.

Until the last cut

06/12/2018 | Structural biology

Until the last cut

Ribosomes are the cell’s protein factories. LMU researchers have now structurally characterized late stages in the assembly of the human small ribosomal subunit, yielding detailed insights into their maturation principles.

Hotdog or hot-dog?

06/07/2018 | English orthography

Hotdog or hot-dog?

A new online tool helps users to cope with the complex orthography of compound words in English. It is based on an analysis of more than 10,000 words by LMU linguist Christina Sanchez-Stockhammer.

Cambridge and LMU announce plans for strategic partnership Foto: chrisdorney /

05/29/2018 | Memorandum of Understanding

Cambridge and LMU announce plans for strategic partnership

Two of Europe’s leading research universities have today (May 29) announced the first step towards plans for a unique ‘strategic partnership’.

Optical “overtones” for solar cells

04/19/2018 | Energy Conversion

Optical “overtones” for solar cells

NIM scientists from LMU Munich have found a new effect regarding the optical excitation of charge carriers in a solar semiconductor. It could facilitate the utilization of infrared light, which is normally lost in solar devices.

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