Carbon dioxide has earned itself a bad reputation as a greenhouse gas, but it could also be one of the raw materials in the plastics of the future. Munich researchers are working to tame the gas.
The year 2016 broke records for our warming planet. And it won't be the last, says Deke Arndt, head of the climate monitoring branch at NOAA's National Centers for Environmental Information. He tells DW water will be increasingly important.
Many think it's a sacrilege to mix water with whiskey, but real connoisseurs know that a few drops of water enhances the taste. They are right - and researchers have discovered why.
The year 2016 broke records for our warming planet, and climate expert Deke Arndt says it won't be the last. He tells DW that access to water - having too much or not enough - will be increasingly important.
Major tech firms are denying services to white supremacists in response to Charlottesville violence. The crackdown is a rare departure for an industry that has faced criticism for not doing enough to block hate speech.
Desperate to break into the Chinese market, Facebook has discreetly developed and rolled out a photo-sharing app called "Colorful Balloons." The app has no Facebook branding and was released through a local Chinese firm.
Harvard researchers have taken a step closer to implanting pig organs in humans by using gene-editing to clone piglets free of harmful viruses. The CRISPR genetic splicing process remains controversial, however.
Noroviruses are running rampant at the World Athletics Championships in London. They cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhea - and spread fast. Here's what you need to know about the germs and how to protect yourself.
People around the world have pledged to plant 250,000 trees to counter the US President's "disgraceful" decision to pull out of the Paris climate agreement.
Greenland, home to the world's largest permanent ice sheet outside Antarctica, is being swept by wildfires. Scientists say global warming and increased plant cover are likely factors.
Centuries ago nature reclaimed what was once only a Zen Buddhist temple compound and turned it into a natural wonder. Now a plush green carpet of velvety moss covers this exceptional garden in Japan.
Next time you get invited to a birthday party, you could try wrapping the present using a piece of fabric and ribbon. It's very easy and the best bit is, it can be reused. Maybe it will come back to you on your birthday.
In a surprise announcement on Friday, Vishal Sikka resigned as CEO of IT giant Infosys, citing "increasingly personal" attacks by the company's founders. Shares in Infosys tanked following the news.
The unicorn has taken advertising by storm. Consumers are snapping up any product associated with the one-horned horse. DW's Sophie Schimansky reports from New York City on the reasons behind the hype.
Some German industry officials have lately been touting 'e-fuels,' synthetic liquid fuels that can be burned in diesel engines, as an alternative to an all-electric automotive future. Is this workable - or mere PR?
Air Berlin's filing for insolvency after Etihad withdrew its financial support has created an uncertain future. Staff and clients, including Berlin's new BER airport, face an anxious few months.
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