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Critical Theory

Bequest of philosopher Hermann Schweppenhäuser

The Archive Centre of the Johann Christian Senckenberg University Library has been able to expand its collection of material on critical theory thanks to the bequest of philosopher Hermann Schweppenhäuser (1928-2015).

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Medicine

New hope for blood cancer patients

Researchers from Goethe University discover a new clinical biomarker to improve treatment of leukaemia.

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History

Sybille Steinbacher becomes first professor of Holocaust Studies in Germany

The Federal State of Hessen paves the way for a shared professorship with Fritz Bauer Institute.

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Film Studies

New Research Training Group: “Configurations of Film”

German Research Foundation funds film studies project by early career researchers for the first time.

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Life Science

Which chemicals are hazardous to reproduction?

A project coordinated by Goethe University Frankfurt has resulted in an OECD guideline for global chemical testing. The test analyses in the laboratory the long-term effects of chemicals on reproduction in freshwater mudsnails.

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Biochemistry I

Structure of “Iron Hammer” protein complex solved

An interdisciplinary research group from Goethe University Frankfurt, the EMBL in Heidelberg, and the Gene Center of the University of Munich (LMU) has succeeded in solving the structure of a central player in the process of translating the genetic code in proteins. 

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