How can agricultural research help small farmers in poor countries? Our studioguest Professor Harald von Witzke is an agricultural economist at the Humboldt University in Berlin.
In Senegal, social activism and hip hop are being cultivated in a center run by rapper Fou Malade. Here he has been rehabilitating ex-offenders through a series of workshops including music, graffiti and gardening.
An unusually long period of heat and drought, especially in northern and eastern Germany, has seen river water levels fall to the lowest in years. Farmers are seeking help as their crops wither in the fields.
Slept well last night? Lucky you! 10 to 15 percent of all people have trouble sleeping. Dutch researchers have set out to help the insomniacs. They have come up with devices, mobile apps – and even a sleep robot.
Berlin may be the biggest, hippest city in Germany, but where cycling is concerned, the much smaller university city of Münster is the real metropolis. DW's Jefferson Chase went there to pick up tips on ecomobility.
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