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Medication and a pot and cup of tea to fight a cold are on a bedside table / Photo: Bernd Weißbrod/dpa/Symbolic image

Authority: Flu season in Saxony comes to an end

The 2023/2024 flu season in Saxony is over, according to the State Investigation Institute (LUA). Influenza viruses are still circulating, but other viruses such as rhinoviruses and seasonal coronaviruses are currently dominating the incidence of colds, the authority announced on Friday. According t ..

Bertolt Meyer sits in a lecture hall at the Institute of Psychology / Photo: Jan Woitas/dpa

Psychologist Meyer honored as "University Lecturer of the Year"

At a gala in Berlin on Monday evening, Chemnitz psychologist Bertolt Meyer will be honored as "University Teacher of the Year". The prize of the German University Association is endowed with 10,000 euros and is intended to honor researchers who have promoted the reputation of their profession in the ..

View of the campus at BTU - Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg / Photo: Patrick Pleul/dpa/Archivbild

Great interest from scientists at Cottbus University

The relatively small BTU university in Cottbus is increasingly developing into a center for research into future topics. The institution also wants to cooperate in the planned medical training program - and brings its own unique expertise to the table.

A doctor with a stethoscope and blue coat / Photo: Soeren Stache/dpa-Zentralbild/ZB/Symbolic image

40 study places to be awarded to future country doctors in Hungary

The Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians (KV) Saxony is once again awarding places to study medicine at the University of Pécs in Hungary. High school graduates have until January 31st to apply for one of the funded places on the German-language human medicine course, the KV announce ..

The Chemnitz psychologist Bertolt Meyer. / Photo: Jacob Müller/TU Chemnitz/dpa/Archivbild

Psychologist Meyer is "University Lecturer of the Year" 2024

The "University Teacher of the Year" award, which comes with prize money of 10,000 euros, will go to Chemnitz psychologist Bertolt Meyer in 2024. On Wednesday, Lambert Koch, President of the German Association of University Professors and Lecturers, explained that his research focuses on the fusion ..

A wolf walks through its enclosure in a wildlife park / Photo: Karl-Josef Hildenbrand/dpa

Federal states want faster wolf culls from spring

Federal states that are particularly affected want to make it possible to shoot wolves more quickly at the start of the 2024 grazing season with uniform state ordinances. Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania's Environment Minister Till Backhaus (SPD) announced corresponding talks in Münster on Friday. The ..

An adult female wolf stands in its enclosure at Eekholt Zoo / Photo: Christian Charisius/dpa

Farmers' association expects growing number of wolf attacks

The Saxon State Farmers Association expects a growing number of wolf attacks on grazing animals. Chief executive Wolfgang Uhlemann justified this on Tuesday with the increased number of pups by about one fifth. "They're getting bigger now and they want to eat. Unfortunately, they don't eat heads of ..