Researcher Stanislav Gorb wonders what keeps a fly from falling off a pane of glass. His work could help robots climb up walls and clean facades.
Scientists at the California Institute of Technology have built the world's smallest copy of the Mona Lisa out of DNA. The sides measure just one micrometer. To build it, they used the DNA origami method.
Few people use bitcoin to buy anything — but everyone pays for its environmental impact. Does mining the cryptocurrency actually consume more electricity than Ireland?
An Ariane 5 rocket will put four more navigation satellites in orbit, bringing the total in Europe's global positioning arsenal to 22. It is a year ago since Galileo started offering its services.
The European Parliament narrowly defeated a proposed ban on an additive that is considered to be key in industrial meats used to make the doner kebabs.
'Tis the season to be careful. From now until Christmas, Germans can get daily lessons on how to protect themselves online by opening the doors of a virtual Advent calendar provided by anti-surveillance advocates.
By 2030 the AIDS epidemic should be overcome – that's the goal of the United Nations. Already today 15 million patients have access to anti-retroviral drugs, which is something to celebrate on this World AIDS Day.
The brains of young people who use their smartphones or the internet too much sustain chemical changes. These change correlate significantly to diagnoses of addiction, depression and anxiety.
Only 20 percent of electronic waste was recycled in 2016, despite 67 nations having e-waste legislation. Electronic waste is expected to reach 52.2 million tons in 2021.
Eco-advice can be overwhelming — and often ineffective. So if you had to pick just five things to go green on: What's the most you could do for the least amount of effort?
Each and every snowflake floating down from the sky is different. Or, at least it's very unlikely that two of them are the same. How is that possible? Let's have a look at how snowflakes are created.
Politicians and finance industry representatives are meeting to discuss how to promote green investments to fight global climate change. The summit is taking place on the second anniversary of the Paris climate accord.
The third increase in US interest rates this year was widely expected. But as Fed chair Janet Yellen is about to leave office, questions about the central bank's future rate policy in the Trump era are emerging.
Austrian airline Niki has filed for bankruptcy protection after German carrier Lufthansa withdrew its takeover bid for the former Air Berlin subsidiary amid antitrust concerns voiced by the European Union.
Amid a trade row with the US, Canada announces it is looking to buy 88 military jets. The news comes after the government said it would rather buy used fighter jets from Australia than new ones from Boeing.
The German road toll bill has courted controversy for years now. The Austrian government announced in October that they would take a legal case with the ECJ over it and now the Dutch government has joined them.
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