A controversial weed killer, glyphosate is the most widely used herbicide.
Also known by its main brand name: Roundup, produced by Monsanto. Some evidence links it with cancer - although the jury is still out on that. DW's coverage on glyphosate is collated below.
This week, new data shows reduced stadium seating isn't doing what we hoped. Also, predictions for autumn and winter — and for patients who contract the virus. And, the dangerous effect COVID-19 is having on our political and social attitudes.
Listen to DW's 30-minute science show. This week, "rapid tests" are on the way, but how — and where — will we actually get our hands on them? Also, why countries in Africa have such low coronavirus numbers, and a skin-crawling theory about COVID-19 and (helpful) parasitic worms.
Can science help persuade those who are stubborn about rejecting science? What cat medicine have to do with developing a new drug for COVID-19, and how Europe has suddenly turned into a coronavirus hotbed. Listen to the weekly roundup of topics on DW's science podcast.
Listen to DW's 30-minute science show. In this episode, listeners send in their theories on Gabe's viral infection. Also, what we know (or really don't) about the "Russian vaccine," the perfect humidity to "sink" the coronavirus, and a huge new study on where, exactly, Germans are getting COVID-19.
Listen to DW's 30-minute science show. In this episode, co-host Gabe returns from the worst-hit country, schools reopen in Germany, the antibody "vanishing act" in context, and how horses and llamas can help fight COVID-19.
Listen to DW's 30-minute science show. Feeling down? Join the (global) club! In this episode we tackle some of the pandemic-induced mental health issues facing so many of us. We talk financial therapy, how to stay healthy without human touch, and how lockdown has been especially painful for Indians.
Listen to DW's 30-minute science show. In this episode, we look at how the coronavirus — and the human body's reaction to it — changes over time: New research shows antibody levels mysteriously plummeting, a virus whose genetic code is mutating and (in better news) novel vaccines that will hopefully address both.
Listen to DW's 30-minute science show. In this episode, we take a look back at what we've learned about COVID-19 in the past six months. We also talk to an obstetrician about what expecting parents should expect during the pandemic and we hear some confessions from Germans of how they've broken the rules.