DW-WORLD.DE takes a closer look at scientific and technological trends in Germany.
Digital software could speed up the work of reconstructing shredded East German secret police files. If lawmakers fund the project, Germans could resolve unanswered questions within five rather than hundreds of years. (March 5, 2006)
German researchers play a key role in developing the robots that Robocup organizers hope will take the field against a human soccer team -- and win -- by 2050. Human scouting can start this June in Bremen. (May 16, 2006)
Hanover's CeBIT has been one of the IT world's top trade fairs for the last 20 years, but other cities and the fast-paced world of technology are making the 2006 event's life even more difficult than usual. (Feb. 19, 2006)
German researchers want to use new stem cell testing methods to replace hundreds of thousands experiments on animals. Animal welfare activists are pleased, but wary. (May 5, 2006)
German researchers want to use new stem cell testing methods to replace hundreds of thousands experiments on animals. Animal welfare activists are pleased, but wary. (May 7, 2006)
A closer look at health issues in Germany.
Some Europeans are concerned about US hegemony in the worldwide information market. Now France -- and maybe Germany -- aims to develop a Eurocentric alternative to the dominant Internet search engine, Google. (March 9, 2006)
Europe's most powerful supercomputer, Blue Gene, was unveiled in Germany this week. The IBM-built machine will allow physicists, chemists, biologists and medical researchers to do highly complex calculations. (March 11, 2006)
European forensic scientists have developed a state-of-the-art computer program to help track down child victims of sexual exploitation on the Internet. (Feb. 16, 2006)
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High-achievers such as Singapore and Korea are used to acing the Pisa study in math, reading and science, now they can add teammwork to their portfolio. And German pupils showed they can hold their own at global level.
Some German schools are lucky to have a single computer in classrooms; others boast all the latest gadgets. Researchers for Bertelsmann have called for bigger investments in tech, but some teachers strongly disagree.
German football coach Kevin Stotz spent a season and a half working in the Chinese Super League. He spoke to DW about the challenges of working in China and the country's chances of becoming a footballing power.
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