Environment – Floating time bomb: Oil spill threatens Yemen shores – knowledge

Sanaa / Den Haag (dpa) – The cistern looks spooky. The 350-meter-long colossus floats neglected off the coast of Yemen, rust has eaten into the reddish-brown steel. Inside Safer: 1.1 million barrels of crude oil and thus an amount that could cover the Red Sea and its shores with black mud for hundreds of kilometers … Read more

Science – Is the worst of the pandemic behind us? – Knowledge

Berlin (dpa) – For many, Corona has lost its horror in recent months. With the advent of the omicron variant late last year, the virus spread at an unprecedented rate and infected millions of people in Germany within a few weeks. However, most of them got sick – if not at all – only relatively … Read more

Science – Highly vaccinated and cured: is coronary stress over? – Knowledge

Berlin (dpa) – For many, Corona has lost its horror in recent months. With the advent of the omicron variant late last year, the virus spread at an unprecedented rate and infected millions of people in Germany within a few weeks. However, most of them got sick – if not at all – only relatively … Read more

Today’s flu viruses are a direct descendant of Spanish flu knowledge

Would there be anything of value left in those old lungs? Sébastien Calvignac-Spencer did not have much hope. But the Charité Museum of Medical History was so close, almost in the yard of his employer’s home, that the epidemiologist of the infection from the Robert Koch Institute (RKI) had just stopped there. Calvignac-Spencer has long … Read more

Environment – green roofs with a surprising amount of biodiversity – knowledge

Hamburg (dpa) – When Hanna Bornholdt lets her gaze wander over the roof of the Hamburg environmental authority, she hardly has eyes for Elbphilharmonie or Michel on the horizon. Instead, the landscape architect looks at the grasses, mosses, herbs, and sedum species that grow on the agency’s flat roof. Because in the last eight years … Read more

History – How a Nazi history is charged to German politicians – Knowledge

Berlin (dpa) – To justify the Russian occupation of Ukraine and to put German politicians in a bad light, some relatives with an alleged Nazi past are attributed to some on social media. Federal Minister of Health Karl Lauterbach or Federal Chancellor Olaf Scholz can be seen next to SS members (Schutz-Staffel) in image combinations … Read more

Technology – Xiaomi 12 Pro in a practical test – Knowledge

Berlin (dpa / tmn) – Xiaomi has gained a reputation as a provider of particularly cheap smartphones in recent years. Even the best models from the Chinese manufacturer remained well below the figure of 1000 euros. But times are changing: everything is getting more expensive, including the current model, the Xiaomi 12 Pro. It is … Read more

Maimarkt 2022 in Wissen: Really something is happening in Siegstadt

Message dated 08.05.2022 By Catherine Behner As early as 11 a.m. on Mother’s Day (May 8), many guests had gathered at the regional train station in Wissen to attend the opening ceremony of the May Market in Weissensee. Dance performances by DJK Wissens-Selbach provided a successful start to the hustle and bustle with … Read more

The Medieval Knowledge Market attracts visitors to the city on November 6th and 7th

Message from 28.10.2021 By Catherine Behner A medieval and St. Martin market will be held in Knowledge on November 6th and 7th, hosted by Meeting Point Knowledge. The hustle and bustle of the colorful market offers culinary delights and many attractions. In addition, Sunday is open for sale and the festival closes with … Read more

Thanks to the concept of hygiene: the annual market in Wissen becomes a “celebration area” for older women

Message from 02/11/2022 By Catherine Behner It does not work without carnival and “know o-jö-no”! So the opinion of the carnival knowledge society. In close consultation with the municipality of Knowledge, the decision was made in a brief announcement to celebrate an “elderly open-air holiday” with a high-class program on February 24 at … Read more