Dear reader,

in the current issue of hoch³ FORSCHEN – the science quarterly – you´ll find the following topics:

Switchable antibodies for cancer treatment

Tremendous hope is being placed on the use of therapeutic antibodies in cancer treatment. Researchers at the TU Darmstadt and Merck have found a way to activate antibodies only on the tumour itself. This prevents unwanted side effects in healthy tissue. The results of this research have been published in the journal “Frontiers in Immunology”.

The electric supply needs actively engaged customers

Could we as consumers actually make the future electricity grid more stable? A research team headed by Rolf Egert and Max Mühlhäuser is working on exactly this kind of vision.

Architectural calling cards abroad

Embassy buildings are both political symbols and social expressions of their era. The architect and art historian Dr.-Ing. Christiane Fülscher has analysed and compared German embassies and consulates abroad.

Using climbing gear to scale the mountains of mathematics

The mathematician Anton Freund from TU Darmstadt is founding a junior research group. He hopes that it will provide new creative impulses in Mathematical Logic.

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hoch3 FORSCHEN (English) 3/2021