CRISPR/CAS9 TECHNOLOGY UNDER PRESSURE FOR ALLEGEDLY INCREASING RISK OF CANCER IN CELLS

CRISPR/CAS9 TECHNOLOGY UNDER PRESSURE FOR ALLEGEDLY INCREASING RISK OF CANCER IN CELLS

In recent years, advances in the CRISPR-Cas9 technology lead to a revolution in genome engineering across the world. The easy to use components of the technique facilitate accurate and fast genomic manipulation. Successful applications have been reported in human cells as well as embryos. This technology presents modern medicine with the possibility to treat diseases ... Read More
 
WHISKY SOUR

WHISKY SOUR

The word „GLEN“ comes from the Gaelic and refers to a narrow valley. The Scottish firewater’s friends are aware of the numerous whiskeys whose brand name begins with this abbreviation and which, in general, actually represents a geographical origin. What can be said now if a small German company, which is not located in the ... Read More
 
PORSCHE BACK IN COURT AGAIN

PORSCHE BACK IN COURT AGAIN

The involvement in the diesel exhaust scandal is currently not the only legal worksite with which Germany’s prominent carmaker Porsche has to deal. Last week, the District Court Stuttgart advised on the admissibility of a lawsuit filed by Ingrid Steineck, the daughter of former Porsche chief designer Erwin Komenda.
 
TAYLORMADE NON-GMOs BY CRISPR/CAS9 GENE SCISSORS?

TAYLORMADE NON-GMOs BY CRISPR/CAS9 GENE SCISSORS?

Wheat that is resistant to mildew and maize that knows no stress: Only two recent examples of crops with improved characteristics, as they have been the focus of commercial interests since the early days of genetic engineering and have sometimes earned sad fame.
 
5TH RHEYDTER SCHLOSSGESPRÄCHE – AGAIN GREAT SUCCESS

5TH RHEYDTER SCHLOSSGESPRÄCHE – AGAIN GREAT SUCCESS

It is not enough for education to create more vacancies. These vacancies must also be filled and, at the moment, we do not have that staff.    – Yvonne Gebauer, Minister of Education NRW –   It was a sobering summary, the Minister of Education Yvonne Gebauer (FDP) drew on the 5th Rheydter Schlossgespräche, this time ... Read More
 
NO FUN FOR “FUCK JU GÖHTE”

NO FUN FOR “FUCK JU GÖHTE”

„Unfortunately, we were recommended to the good customs, a decent behaviour, not for their own sake but for the sake of people“ said Johann Wolfgang von Goethe in „From my life – poetry and truth“(„Aus meinem Leben – Dichtung und Wahrheit“). About 200 years later, the law and legislators continue to prove themselves to be ... Read More
 
GERMAN SPORTS CONFEDERATION WENT LOST IN THE FARMYARD

GERMAN SPORTS CONFEDERATION WENT LOST IN THE FARMYARD

Corporate events bring employees closer together and strengthen the corporation spirit. An afternoon on the farm, pitchfork throwing, tractor rally and betting sawing: no problem. But what if you call it an Olympiad? Definitely a problem, thought at least the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) who, as a licensee of the International Olympic Committee and ... Read More