More than 40,000 households in southwest Berlin lost internet and television after cable lines were damaged. Police are investigating whether the outage is connected to an attempted bank robbery in the area.
A father and his daughter were killed when an avalanche swept them away while they were skiing in the French Alps. Two other skiers have been rescued in the Swiss Alps near the French boarder after a different avalanche.
An engineering powerhouse and world-class exporter...but access to fast internet connections is limited in Germany.
Because of warming climates, green sea turtles at the Great Barrier Reef are having female babies almost exclusively. This could lead to the end of the entire species.
Animals that grow a white coat in winter are at risk from predators as summers lengthen and snow cover retreats. But they could evolve faster than you might expect, according to a new study.
Time for the best pastime ever - it's Valentine's Day! Smooching burns calories and strengthens the immune system, but despite its health properties, it's not allowed in public all over the world.
Experts around the world agree that bio-based products are essential for a sustainable society. Researchers are working hard to develop innovative projects such as regenerating human body parts out of wood fibres.
A single "digitization ministry" is wanted by German industry as part of the next government. They warn Chancellor Angela Merkel that her next coalition can no longer spread digitization across four portfolios.
Gorging on salts, sugars and fats doesn't just expand our waistlines. Eicke Latz tells DW what happened inside the bodies of his lab mice when he fed them a Western-style diet.
So the Trump administration wants to privatize the International Space Station. Should we be surprised? Not really. But it's feeding into the biggest financial bubble of the century, says Zulfikar Abbany.
In perfect shape one day, flu-like symptoms the next - followed by paralysis in an extremely short time. These are signs of a dangerous autoimmune disease. Patients need specialized medical care immediately.
British and US scientists have developed eggs from an early stage to full maturity in a lab for the first time. The technique could offer cancer patients a promising new type of fertility treatment.
Who is responsible when an autonomous car makes a mistake?
#wanttoknow! – this viewer's question comes from Daniel Rovelo from San Cristóbal de Las Casas in Mexico.
Acoustic signals during sleep have been found to extend deep sleep phases and improve memory.
From simple driving assistance systems to fully self-driving cars.
Researchers with the Austrian Space Forum have started a three-week simulated mission to Mars in Oman's barren desert. It may be less flashy than a SpaceX rocket, but the mission still hopes to answer major questions.
Locals need to act quickly to save South Africa's remaining Knysna seahorses.
Recent tests of car exhaust on monkeys have renewed the debate around animal testing. While researchers say eliminating animal testing is impossible, they agree there are alternatives that are less cruel.
The world's only Dengue Fever vaccine poses deadly risks. DW talked to the tropical medicine virologist Jonas Schmidt-Chanasit about the problems of this vaccination.
In a bid to reduce unemployment, Sunny Akpoyibo teaches young people how to install and repair solar panels.
Not everything went according to plan during SpaceX's Falcon Heavy launch yesterday, but in the end it didn't matter.
A Frankfurt music festival turned an astronaut training plane into a zero-gravity nightclub. Some 30 partygoers got to dance on the ceiling during the four-hour roller-coaster ride in the sky.
What goes up must come down, old wisdom has decreed. Does it apply to Bitcoin? As the cryptocurrency’s value continues to fall, we chart its dramatic journey to date.
Tomorrow Today has the answers to the questions that you have always wanted to ask.
What to do about cataracts or macular degeneration? Also: fatty liver and a high-tech lice comb.
Anyone who is sedentary for an extended period runs the risk of his arms or legs falling asleep. How exactly does that happen and are there any risks?
We're often told to "get out into the fresh air." It's supposed to be especially good for our health. It's even been claimed that fresh air protects us from cancer.
These days people don't move much when they travel. Hours of sitting in cars, buses or airplanes can lead to a leaden feeling in your legs, caused by the blood flow slowing down considerably.
Because they sit at desks all day, many office workers have to exercise in the early morning or late evening. But when is it best to work out? The answer: listen to your body’s internal clock.
Wolves and humans in Norway, fish doing things that not even apes can, and a human disease in goats in India.
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