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 (bō′kəm, -KHo͝om)
A city of west-central Germany in the Ruhr Valley east of Essen. It was chartered in 1321.


(German ˈboːxum)
(Placename) an industrial city in NW Germany, in W North Rhine-Westphalia: university (1965). Pop: 387 283 (2003 est)


(ˈboʊ xʊm)

a city in central North Rhine-Westphalia, in W Germany. 413,400.
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Our study shows that gamers are better in analysing a situation quickly, to generate new knowledge, and to categorise facts, especially in situations with high uncertainties," said lead author Sabrina Schenk from Ruhr-Universitat, Bochum, Germany.
Author affiliations: Ruhr-Universitat Bochum, Bochum, Germany (R.
Developed in collaboration with Dutch company Environmental Nano Solutions, the new technology cut dust emissions by more than 80% in tests carried out at Ruhr University in Bochum, Germany.
The results may explain why certain undesirable memories dont fade, for example in anxiety and PTSD sufferers," said Oliver Wolf from Ruhr University Bochum, Germany.
He earned a Diploma from the University of Applied Sciences in Dortmund, Germany, and studied Economics at the University of Bochum, Germany.
JULY 3 -- BlackBerry announces the sale of its Bochum, Germany, R&D facility to Volkswagen's Volkswagen Infotainment division.
Headquartered in Bochum, Germany, the Eickhoff Group operates in the mining technology and drive engineering sectors as well as in the foundry industry.
The Bochum, Germany centre will serve as VW's development headquarters for future infotainment development and other forms of vehicle connectivity, such as car-to-car communication and interaction with road infrastructure.
Now a research team at the Center for Neurorobotic Movement Training in Bochum, Germany, is testing the exoskeleton for launch in the German market.
Last December, a group of about 20 militant left-wing activists dressed as Santa Claus crashed a lecture on civil law at the Ruhr University in Bochum, Germany.
Researchers at Ruhr University in Bochum, Germany, analyzed the effects of UV photons and reactive particles on bacteria at the cellular and molecular levels, with positive results: Reactive particles destroyed cell envelopes and inactivated proteins, and both UV radiation and reactive particles damaged the DNA.
Diethelm Tschoepe of Ruhr University in Bochum, Germany, who commented on the study.