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Photosynthesis is about harnessing energy from sunlight and turning it into chemical energy. Researchers are attempting to imitate this complex process with an artificial device. Thomas Hannappel explains their approach.
When will a vaccine for the novel coronavirus be ready? Can I continue to receive BAFöG training assistance even though the university is closed? What is the BMBF doing to curb the spread of the pandemic? We have put together all the news here.
Scientists worldwide are working to develop a vaccine against COVID-19. Germany and the BMBF are involved in this endeavour. The first tests are now being launched. However, we must be patient because a vaccine must be both effective and safe.
The Budget Committee has made an additional 145 million euros available for research on the coronavirus. The emergency measure is founded on the Federal Research Ministry’s long-standing commitment to infection research. In brief.
Training assistance will continue to be paid to recipients affected by closures or travel bans as a result of the novel coronavirus outbreak. Federal Education Minister Karliczek: “I want BAföG recipients to enjoy clarity and planning certainty”.
Plants use photosynthesis to generate energy from water and CO2. Researchers from the US are working on copying this process for fuel production. State Secretary Rachel has now agreed a strategic collaboration.
Germany’s Recognition Act entitles foreign skilled professionals to a review of their professional and vocational qualifications for equivalence with the corresponding German professions. Experience has shown that the Recognition Act is a success.
In the poverty stricken regions of the world, many people suffer from infectious diseases. Such diseases often have particularly serious consequences and remain the most common cause of death in these regions.