Discussion Do the SchUM cities belong under the protection of UNESCO?

Discuss: Prof. Dr. Maria Böhmer – President of the German Unesco Commission, Bonn, Florence Fischer – Art historian at Heidelberg University, Dr. Susanne Urban – managing director of the association SchUM-Städte Speyer, Worms, Mainz e.V. In the Middle Ages, Mainz, Worms and Speyer experienced a unique blossoming of Jewish life. They are the SchUM cities, […]

WWDC online developer conference starting June 22

Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks at a company event in March 2019. The WWDC developer conference starts online on June 22. Photo: Tony Avelar / AP / dpa (Image: dpa) (Photo: Tony Avelar / AP / dpa) Cupertino – Apple will host its WWDC developer conference online this year due to the Corona crisis starting […]

Bjarne Mädel receives acting award in Ludwigshafen

Festival director Michael Kötz (right) presented the award for acting to Bjarne Mädel. (Photo: Sebastian Weindel) LUDWIGSHAFEN – Bjarne Mädel, who had studied theater and literature at the University of Erlangen, originally wanted to become a writer by profession. But then the Hamburg native, born in 1968 in the year of the student revolt, went […]

Being “programmed” to die before reaching old age

ABC Science Madrid Updated:04/27/2020 01: 54h save The theories of evolution The most widely accepted indicate that in the race for survival, those specimens that live the longest are the most advantageous, since they perpetuate the species longer. However, scientists have just discovered worms that challenge these theories: would be genetically predisposed to die before […]

Study on financially troubled cities and municipalities in Rhineland-Palatinate still have the most debts

While the municipalities in neighboring Hesse have declined according to the Bertelsmann Foundation, Rhineland-Palatinate cities and counties remain on high mountains of debt. This emerges from the new “Municipal Financial Report” of the Bertelsmann Foundation. According to this, half of the 20 most indebted cities and districts in Germany came from Rhineland-Palatinate in 2017. According […]

Worms, microbes and debris that resuscitate soils | Science

The Aznalcóllar (Seville) spill, which will be 22 years old on April 25, is one of the largest mining accidents in the world. The fracture of a raft spilled 4.5 million cubic meters of toxic sludge on some 5,000 hectares of agricultural land, the surface equivalent to almost four times the city of Cádiz. A […]

WHO sees glimmer of hope in Corona figures in Italy

Tuesday, 24.03.2020 – 14:07 1 min It is still too early to speak of a turning point. But the WHO is cautiously optimistic – at least with regard to Italy – that the number of corona diseases could decline. The World Health Organization (WHO) sees the first signs of hope that the strict exit restrictions […]

IT news online – PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, March 7, 2020 / PRNewswire / – A SpaceX Dragon cargo spacecraft is on its way to the International Space Station after launch 11:50 p.m. EST Friday. Dragon will deliver more than 4,300 pounds of NASA cargo and scientific research, including a new scientific facility to be installed outside the station during a spring […]

Baden: An adventure trail for the giant earthworm

The Baden region HIt blooms two weeks earlier than anywhere else. Spoiled by the mild climate, the region between the Rhine, Main and Lake Constance is enviable and versatile – and therefore one of the most popular holiday regions, in the Black Forest alone with a good 130 million day visitors. It goes to romantic […]