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WORLD RECORD: German INTERSPORT athlete Anja Blacha is the first human being to reach the south pole solo in 57 days 18 hours and 50 minutes – and sets a new record in extreme sports with her pioneering trip

29-year-old Anja Blacha from Bielefeld, supported by INTERSPORT, reached the South Pole within the planned 60 days and after more than 1,400km on her Antarctic expedition. Anja Blacha is thus the first person to have made it to the South Pole solo, unassisted & unsupported and only on skis on this route length. Heilbronn, 10… Read More »

Scientists grow perfect human blood vessels in a petri dish

Breakthrough technology advances research of vascular diseases like diabetes Scientists have managed to grow perfect human blood vessels as organoids in a petri dish for the first time. The breakthrough engineering technology, outlined in a new study published today in Nature, dramatically advances research of vascular diseases like diabetes, identifying a key pathway to potentially prevent… Read More »