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Biology III

Complementing conventional antibiotics

Discoveries about one of Legionella’s enzymatic weapons leads to new strategy for fighting bacteria.

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Biology II

Asian tiger mosquito on the move

Scientists at the Goethe University and the Senckenberg Gesellschaft für Naturforschung predict further spread of Asian tiger mosquito after comparing invasion history and ecological niches with yellow fever mosquito on several continents.

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molecular biology

Stefan Knapp elected as member to the European scientific organisation for molecular biology, EMBO

As one of 62 new members of EMBO, Prof. Stefan Knapp joins a group of the best researchers in Europe and around the world.

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Nobel Prize

For how long will the USA remain the Nobel Prize leader?

An empirical study on the historical development of Nobel Prize productivity in the US, the UK, Germany and France allows a prognosis

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Geosciences II

Clouds like a semi-transparent parasol

Climate researcher Dr. Anna Possner, one of 13 researchers selected by an expert jury of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for the program “Make Our Planet Great Again“ will join the Department for Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences at the Goethe University.

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Geosciences I

Even a small difference would have a big impact

Whether global temperatures rise by 1.5 or 2 degrees would significantly impact flood hazards according to a recent study led by Goethe University. The research group used hydrological models to simulate the effects of climate change on global freshwater resources.

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Biology

Diving deep into the blue whale genome

For the first time, scientists of the German Senckenberg Biodiversity and Climate Research Center, Goethe University and the University of Lund in Sweden have deciphered the complete genome of the blue whale and three other rorquals.

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