Water electrolysis

The membrane is the key

Sustainable AEM electrolysis is expected to produce large amounts of green hydrogen – an new membrane will make it possible.

Burger made of plants or in-vitro meat

Nutrition

The burger of the future

How burger patties are made from a plant-based meat substitute and meatballs are grown from stem cells.

Chicken egg in front of camera

Animal nutrition

A Close Look

How the use of big data and biotech in poultry farming improves animal welfare—and reduces the use of resources.

In my Element

"Iron forms the basis of my collection"

Hermann Sicius collects chemical elements. What fascinates him about them, and which element is the most valuable one?

The energy transition

Hydrogen: The energy carrier of the future

Jorgo Chatzimarkakis and Hans-Josef Fell discuss the role of hydrogen in the energy supply of the future.

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An overview of the dossiers

Reports, interviews, and graphics: Our dossiers bring together everything worth knowing about the main themes of ELEMENTS.

Modern Meadow, leather-like-material

Perspectives

On solar recycling and cooling with wood

Vegan imitation leather, CO2 storage units on truck roofs, and plastic recycling by means of sunlight: Innovations from research.

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Innovations don’t emerge from a vacuum. They are born inside our heads. A report about people who promote their visions with passion.
Opinion and Debate
Progress becomes possible when we criticize the world as it is. That’s why we offer this space for exciting debates—and controversial positions.

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