If you saw a mouse with a device attached to its head and a scientist using remote control to make it spin around in circles, what would you think? Don't be fooled by first impressions. DW spoke with those scientists.
An experimental Ebola vaccine tested on thousands of people during a medical trial in Guinea shows it to be 100 percent effective. The results have been described as "remarkable" by health care professionals.
More than 1,000 leading scientists have penned an open letter condemning the possibility of an AI arms race. It is only a "matter of time" before dictators and warlords also get the technology, they say.
Facebook said it is ready to begin the pilot program of a high-altitude drone that will beam the Internet to remote parts of the world. The solar-powered drone will be able to fly without landing for three months.
The world's first electrically powered training airplane is not built by an aerospace giant. The Alpha Electro is developed by Pipistrel, a small plane-maker with big ambitions for environmentally friendly flight.
The German government plans a law to tackle illegal deals between doctors and pharmaceutical companies. Anti-corruption groups say the law doesn't go far enough, but doctors' associations hardly consider it necessary.
Hepatitis attacks the liver and in the worst case can result in cirrhosis or liver carcinoma. But not all forms of Hepatitis are alike.
They are getting more and more similar to us - humanoid robots. And some of them actually perform pretty well in our world. Check out our favorite mechanical helpers.
Certain diseases are transmitted by contaminated water. But which are the most dangerous ones and how can you protect yourself?
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Prague's Technical University has held its first Children's University. Some 100 budding scientists - aged 7 to 12 - spent a week at college, attending lectures and sampling student life. It was a blast!
A new report has confirmed Germany to be the third-most popular host country for international students. Part of these students comes from the number-one ranked US. What makes Americans cross the pond?
Professional surfer Mick Fanning escaped unscathed from an attack by a large shark - after fighting back and striking the animal. Did he do it right or was it sheer luck?
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