There are more questions than answers when it comes to diagnosing Alzheimer's disease. German research Jochen Herms wants to change that.
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.
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.
Norway trumpets its low carbon footprint, but a new report says plans to ramp up oil and gas production in the Arctic will increase its emissions by half again - making a mockery of its Paris Agreement promises.
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.
Chinese largest e-commerce firm, Alibaba, has reported above-estimates quarterly earnings, saying its net profit almost doubled on the back of solid revenue growth in its core shopping business and in cloud computing.
Swedish mobile networks company Ericsson may lay off tens of thousands of employees in a bid to speed up its cost-cutting program, a local newspaper has warned. The firm has had to grapple with fierce competition.
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