Scientists have discovered some new antibiotics, along with a method for growing the bacteria that produce them. Tomorrow Today also takes a look at customized pre-fab housing; measuring communication skills and fluid transport, lizard-style.
Scientists from RWTH Aachen have recreated the skin structure of the Texas horned lizard on metal and plastic surfaces. The method allows for passive and energy-neutral transport of fluids in one direction and may be helpful for technological processes.
A device worn around subject's necks, the sociometer makes it possible to analyze people’s non-verbal communication. Sociometers measure things like speech patterns and intonation; they sense people’s movements and how they interact with others.
Bacteria that produce antibiotic substances are difficult to grow outside their natural environment. A team of microbiologists have invented a membrane device that helps overcome this problem, and have used it to develop 25 new antibiotics.
Dinesh Kotwal from Bhaderwah, India, wants to know what antibiotic resistance is. Einsteinchen has the answer.
Researchers at the Technical University in Munich are transferring the modular assembly process employed in the car industry to construction, allowing customers to build their dream home cheaper and faster.
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The Syrian refugee community in France has been left badly shaken by the Paris terror attacks of November 13. There are fears of a backlash against those who've gained refugee status and those still streaming in.
A ceremony to remember the victims of the Paris terror attacks has taken place in Paris. The names of the 130 people who died were read out and a minute of silence was observed in their honor.
Heavyweight boxing champion Vladimir Klitschko hasn’t lost in 11 years and has another title defense on Saturday. But this time the all-conquering Ukrainian might have met his match in the form of Briton Tyson Fury - at least when it comes to singing.
Maurice Weiss and Annette Hauschild, two photographers of the renowned agency OSTKREUZ, captured the essence of the initial shock in Paris after the attacks.
Turkish-Russian relations plummet, Syrian refugees in France feel the strain after the Paris attacks and British Muslims deal with prejudice. Plus: Stranded in Hungary, on trial in Angola and happily bleeding in India.
The downing of a Russian warplane by Turkey has heightened tensions as more countries seek to become involved in Syrian war. Natalie Carney gauges reaction from Turks close to where the plane went down.
While Britain weighs the pros and cons of bombing "Islamic State" targets in Syria, hate crimes against Muslims on British soil are on the rise. We visit the city home to one of England's biggest Muslim communities.
Once a key transit country for people seeking asylum in western Europe, Hungary has tightened its borders. Now migrants and refugees are staying away, but some have become stuck there.
Women in India have been posting pictures of themselves online with the hashtag "Happy to bleed" as a satirical response to remarks about menstruation by the head of a Hindu temple. Journalist Chhavi Sachdev explains.
In the Angolan capital of Luanda, 17 young activists including a famous rapper are facing trail for allegedly plotting a coup attempt. DW's Guilherme Correia da Silva has been closely following the case.
Pope Francis has addressed a huge youth rally in Kenya. Speaking off-the-cuff, he urged young people to avoid corruption, comparing its pull to the unhealthy desire for sugar. This is the pope’s final day in Kenya. His next stop will be Uganda.
Drastic sugar market reforms are prompting mixed reactions from the sector's players in Germany. Sugar producers are welcoming the end of quotas, while sugar beet farmers are worried of losing out.
It's that time of the year again - monster sales in stores across the US as Black Friday opens. Almost 136 million consumers will be shopping this weekend, two million more than last year.
Les Invalides, the 17th century complex that houses Napoleon's tomb, was chosen for a ceremony to honor the 130 victims of the recent terror attacks. More than 1,000 guests, including the victims' families, attended.
Bilateral trade is becoming an early casualty of Turkey's downing of a Russian warplane at the Syrian border. The Kremlin has announced tougher checks on Turkish goods. And vacationers are being cautioned against traveling to Turkey.
An estimated 300,000 Syrians are now living in Egypt after fleeing the war at home. DW caught up with one family who made it to Cairo but are struggling to make ends meet there.
One-hundred-and-thirty people were killed in the terror attacks in Paris on November 13. One of them was 41-year-old Cédric Mauduit. We met his brother.