Physiology professor Hanns-Christian Gunga from the Charité University Hospital in Berlin explains how the body adapts to climate and weather, but says there are limits.
When calving ice threatened the Halley IV research labs, the British Antarctic Survey fired up its tractor. The BAS' Mike Dinn tells DW about moving their mobile labs and why they were there in the first place.
The European Space Agency has updates on ExoMars, PLATO, the moon village and morel. DW speaks to ESA Director General Jan Wörner from the agency's headquarters in Paris, France.
A laser beam to end the shredding of newborn chicks, an app for the Koreas, under the ice in the Antarctic, and newly unveiled plans at the European Space Agency.
What if you could remove the ice from Antarctica? What would you find below? An in-depth report on our southernmost continent by Angelika Jung-Hüttl, told by Gudrun Heise.
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Tens of thousands of women are marching worldwide against the new US president Donald Trump. This series of protests has been called 'Sister Marches'. Trump has made numerous sexist and offensive comments about women.
Thousands of women across the US have knitted pink "pussy hats" for the Women's March on Washington on January 21. The movement was inspired in part by one of the presidential campaign's most controversial moments.
Two young men from rural Afghanistan are hoping to become their country’s first Olympic skiers. They’re training at Switzerland’s upscale St. Moritz resort for a sport that is little known in Afghanistan. Can they make their dreams come true?
German politicians were careful with their reactions to Donald Trump taking oath as the new US president. Vice Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel has said that the lesson for Europe is to stick together.
Many kinds of cancer are treated with powerful medications that can have serious side effects. Sports scientists have developed exercise regimes for cancer patients that help reduce them.
#wanttoknow! – This week’s viewer question comes from Ben Omar in Morocco.
When a computer develops intelligence greater than that of homo sapiens, will it pose a threat to its creators? Oxford physicist and philosopher Nick Bostrom looks at the promise and dangers of a world just around the corner.
A team of IT experts, psychologists and linguists has developed a program that creates personality profiles from audio recordings. Does the software work?
A look at artificial intelligence. If we build computers that are smarter than us, they could be humanity’s greatest friend – or the greatest threat we’ve ever faced.
This week on World Stories: Refugees in Serbia – Young Africans dream of Europe – Germany after the terrorist attack in Berlin – Sulphur mining in Indonesia.
With the so-called Balkan route closed at the Hungarian and Croatian borders, an increasing number of refugees are stuck in Serbia, where they are braving freezing temperatures and appalling conditions in improvised camps.
Lacking opportunities at home, many young Africans embark on a difficult journey north to Europe. They hope to get good jobs there. But often they are kidnapped by people smugglers and robbed.
Four weeks after the terrorist attack in Berlin, Germans mourn the victims. But first and foremost, they’re trying not to be intimidated by terror.
It's one of the most hazardous jobs in the world - sulphur mining in Indonesia. Scrambling over a volcano in East Java, the miners are exposed to toxic fumes. Every day they are risking their health and lives - to earn a humble living.
Thrash Metal legends Kreator are back with a new album. YouTube star Mike Singer is all the rage with teens. And DJ Timo Maas has been nominated for a Grammy Award. Also: the new single by Milky Chance.
German DJ Timo Maas plays clubs around the world and does remixes for artists like Madonna and Depeche Mode. Now his reinterpretation of a Paul McCartney song is nominated for a Grammy Award.
Answer our prize question and win great CDs! We play a cover version of a German hit, and you tell us who did the original. Who originally recorded "Shed a Light"?
Mike Singer is an Internet star. The 17-year-old singer from the Black Forest has more than one million Instagram followers. And his music videos are a YouTube sensation. Now he’s aiming for the record charts.
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