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

Arminia Bielefeld: Just in front of the corridor down the stairs – sport

In fact, Arminia Bielefeld and VfL Bochum are co-sufferers, cruel football clubs in perpetual ups and downs between the first and second divisions. Despite being 120 miles as the raven flies, Bochum in Westphalia and Bielefeld in East Westphalia are not that far from the football perspective. They are similar in their efforts to achieve … Read more

Science – German astronaut Maurer arrives in Cologne – Knowledge

Tampa / Cologne (dpa) – After his return to Earth, astronaut Matthias Maurerin Germany has arrived. At 12:40, he boarded a Luftwaffe aircraft at the military section of Cologne / Bonn airport. “I am very happy,” Maurer said after his arrival. He is still a little shaky on his feet, but otherwise feels good. After … Read more

Munich: City offers free open sports program – Munich

“They’re all here very early again!” Fynn Naumann stands at the top edge of the parkour area, from here he has a good overview of what usually happens here every Friday night: The children’s training is not over yet when the group of youngsters storm into the hall. Some of them climb the path to … Read more