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Climate change and groundwater

In March 2023, the United Nations convened its first Water Conference in 46 years. There is a dire need for action: as a result of climate change, water is threatening

ASCG opens Liaison Hub at Goethe University Frankfurt

In cooperation with Goethe University Frankfurt, the ASCG – Accounting Standards Committee of Germany (ASCG) opened a Liaison Hub to support the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB). The objective is to obtain scientific evidence for standard setting activities. The focus should

Cause of leukaemia in trisomy 21

People with a third copy of chromosome 21, known as trisomy 21, are at high risk of developing Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (AML), an aggressive form of blood cancer. Scientists led

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Download it now: The New Goethe Uni App 2.0

Dear Students, Now you can organize your everyday university life even more easily and conveniently: With the new Goethe University App 2.0, you can, for example, directly access your course

The Powerlessness of the Working Class in the 21st Century

British political scientist Cain Shelley is a fellow at Goethe University’s Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften Institute for Advanced Studies working on „A Class For Itself?: The Future of Class Politics.“ Nowadays, the

Encounters with police violence

The KviAPol research project deals with “Police Use of Excessive Force”. UniReport: Ms. Abdul-Rahman, Professor Singelnstein, the Black Lives Matter movement in the US in particular likely roused people throughout

Fusion: No quick solution to the climate crisis

Possible future supply for urban centres Scientists from the US Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) announced that they have succeeded for the first time in igniting a „solar fire in

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