Combinatorial chemistry tests huge arrays of compounds for a certain attribute - the ability to bind a certain pathogen, for example. This involves the strategic use of chance in order to extend the boundaries of knowledge.
Climate scientist Kevin Anderson is one of the world's leading authorities on carbon budgets. He told DW keeping global warming below 2 degrees is a choice — but it's one we have to make it fast.
A prominent US think tank has projected that Muslims' share of the population in Europe will rise. Excluding migration, the researchers expect Muslims to make up 7.4 percent of Europe's population by mid-century.
Cities in Asia and Africa are growing at a very fast pace, and societies change. That brings many opportunities to those moving to the cities, but it also exposes them to insecurities and different forms of violence.
The list of withdrawn drugs is long and the reasons varied. But why do drugs like thalidomide and sodium valproate, or painkillers like OxyContin, remain on the market, even once we've see the damage done?
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