Die Virusinfektion betrifft ausschließlich Haus- und Wildschweine und verläuft für diese tödlich. Foto: Fotolia_140936047_XL

The fight against African swine fever

African swine fever (ASF) has spread to Eastern and Central Europe. In the first half of this year alone, our neighbour Belgium reported 463 outbreaks, all occurred in wild boar.


As strong as an ant

View into a 12.5 cubic metre glass-lined steel reactor.

Two reasons to celebrate

Zinc oxide  plays a crucial role in the manufacture of many everyday products. Photo: LANXESS AG

Uerdingen’s all-around talent


For a livable world through sustainable development

Each year on October 24, the United Nations (U.N.) commemorates the inception of its Charter in 1945. The primary missions of the U.N. include maintaining world peace, promoting international cooperation and supporting economic, social and humanitarian activities. In 2000, the member states adopted the so-called Millennium Development Goals, which they endeavored to achieve by the […]