Jörg Bertsch from Bühl loves to sew. And he’s come up with a clever way to help the environment. He makes durable bags out of Tetra Paks. "Gigisbags" is the name he’s given to the colorful products that he sells over the Internet.
Food packaging is a major source of plastic waste. Developing wrapping that is edible could help - not just the environment, but maybe even taste, too. A scientist at a green chemistry conference in Berlin tells DW how.
Scientists from APOPO, an international firm known for using rats to locate landmines is now training the giant pouched rodents to sniff out tuberculosis among inmates in Tanzania and Mozambique.
The idea was born on April 1, 1976 - and it certainly wasn't a joke. Apple has since become one of the world's most successful tech firms. We say happy birthday, Apple - with mixed feelings.
No Merkel speech. Silence, too, from parliamentarians. Were they just being efficient? There's no way the new asylum rules would not have been passed. So, has the government done its job? Marko Langer isn’t convinced.
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