Every fifth Syrian child suffers from post-traumatic stress disorder. Germany is not well prepared to help these vulnerable young refugees. Trauma therapist Janz Kizilhan tells DW what Germany needs to do.
A Soyuz capsule carrying three astronauts has successfully blasted off for its two-day trip to the International Space Station.
With the rise of Twitch, online gamers are becoming famous - and rich - from doing things their parents told them not to. They're also learning a bit about the darker side of celebrity.
New research suggests lack of sleep has the greatest impact on overall well being, beyond smoking, drinking, or stress. But that's not all. Read this and you'll be having an early night.
Lemon juice could help patients with Norovirus infections fight off the painful and unpleasant disease, researchers from Heidelberg found. It could also be a good disinfectant during a Norovirus epidemic.
The British neurologist and best-selling author Oliver Sacks, who became famous with such books as "The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat," has died. His works were translated into more than 25 languages.
Scientists are committed to making a journey to Mars become a reality. Their first stop: Earth.
NASA scientists have warned that sea levels around the world are to rise by at least one meter (3 feet) in the next 100 to 200 years. Major cities like Tokyo and Singapore could disappear, new data suggest.
His life was very short and his death tragic. Now, a team of researchers may finally have to answer to what killed Knut. Posthumously, the famous polar bear contributes to the research of neurodegenerative diseases.
Mobile devices are becoming vital health tools. One day, we may even be forced to use them to collect data about ourselves - truly, big data. The question is who'll own it and what will they do with it?
Forecasts for the 2015-2016 El Niño are grim, with the extreme weather phenomenon expected to be one of the worst since 1950. But could you explain what that means? Read on.
Around 40 kilograms of wool have been sheared from a sheep found near Australia's capital Canberra, making him unofficially the world's wooliest. The animal was struggling to walk under the weight of his coat.
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The small white lumps of tissue grown in a lab aren't much bigger than peas, but they have the same basic structure as a brain. Researchers can now grown human brains in jars - just like livers and other bodily tissues.
Originally developed by the US government, today's darknet is a playground for illegal activities. Although it's supposedly impossible to break in to or dismantle, police have managed to crack it in the past.
Scientists had long feared the seven spot ladybug - Europe's most common - was endangered due to an invasion by East Asia's predatory Harmonia axyridis. But the Coccinella septempunctata is back.