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Tel Aviv meets Frankfurt

For the first time Frankfurt am Main hosts an international pitch event to connect Startups from Israel and Germany. On October 27 preselected startups from Tel Aviv and Frankfurt Rhein Main will present their business innovations in the field of FinTech, ICT, Big Data and Cyber Security to top notch investors, corporates and media partners.

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Visiting Professorship

Heraeus Endowed Visiting Professor at Goethe University Frankfurt am Main

In 2015 Goethe University will for the first time award the title of Heraeus Endowed Visiting Professor to a scientist of outstanding international repute in the field of physics.

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Business Ethics

Catching the "black sheep" among bankers

Misconduct among bankers is more of a structural than a moral problem, says Business Ethics Professor Gerhard Minnameier. But a code of ethics is not necessarily helpful.

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"Roman Village" in Gernsheim Discovered

Frankfurt University archaeologists already suspected that a small Roman settlement must have existed in Gernsheim in the Hessian Ried. Now they have discovered clear relics of a Roman village, built in part on the foundations of the fort after the soldiers left.

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New insights into proteins

Protein labeling with synthetic fluorescent probes is a key technology in chemical biology and biomedical research. A sensitive and efficient modular labeling approach (SLAP) was developed by a team of Frankfurt scientists. This technique allows super-resolution fluorescence imaging and fulfills the necessary sampling criteria for single-molecule localization-based imaging techniques.

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The origin of heavy elements

The Frankfurt astrophysicist René Reifarth and his team have developed a new method for trapping protons. It might give insight into the origin of rare proton-rich elements in the stars.

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