Take a look at the beta version of dw.com. We're not done yet! Your opinion can help us make it better.
Researchers say they have detected three never-before-seen particles for the first time. Their new discovery is a "tremendous step forward" in our understanding of the universe, says CERN.
The Large Hadron Collider will launch its third run on July 5. What can we expect to learn this time around?
Ever wondered why so many people believe in horoscopes? Have you ever believed them yourself? Turns out, the better we understand our attraction to quack science, the better we can avoid falling victim to it.
New research links belief in fake news about COVID-19 with anxiety and depression. Could better mental health care reduce the spread of false information?
We're fortunate to live in a world free from smallpox. But how was the disease eradicated? A look at the remarkable story.
New research suggests that monkeypox is mutating surprisingly fast in Europe and North America. The study shows how little we know about the virus.
An astronomer's work never ends. Europe's Gaia mission has mapped billions of stars, planets and asteroids in our galaxy but the job is far from done.
Thinking about tracking your menstrual cycle on a smartphone? Well, you may want to consider a few digital privacy issues before you use some random app.
Scientists who are out and part of LGBTQ communities have more emotional energy for their work, giving them a chance to thrive. But they still get prejudice.
Swimming accidents, injuries and drownings are common even among professionals at World Championships, like American artistic swimmer Anita Alvarez. But accidents can be prevented.
Long COVID can affect everyone—even the vaccinated. And stress can lead to more serious COVID cases.
Volunteers created a memorial wall near the British parliament building to honor those who have died from COVID.
A Mexican scientist is developing a drug designed to inhibit replication of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
DW's Derrick Williams looks at how soon we can expect omicron-specific vaccines.
The WHO says there is no proof that ivermectin helps against COVID.
Scientists at Wageningen University and Research are studying how humans and other animals can make each other sick.
We interview Mirjam Wolfrum about how the pandemic has affected climate change.
Astronomers have long used infrared technology — the same as in thermal imaging — to see deep space. Our biggest space telescope takes it to another level.
In a "highly unusual find," archaeologists in the Netherlands uncovered the remains of temples where Roman soldiers once paid tribute to their gods and goddesses.
While hospitals in Europe get more 'baby friendly' and promote breastfeeding, new mothers in Kenya don't get that support. But not all can afford formula.
Some women with ample maternity leave put enormous pressure on themselves to breastfeed. But sometimes it just doesn't work.
There's a new omicron subvariant taking over: BA.5. Scientists expect it will soon be responsible for most COVID-19 infections. But how dangerous is it? And what protection can vaccines offer?
Supermoons are a rare a chance to get close to the moon and see it bigger and brighter with your own eyes.
The fish humans find most beautiful are least in need of conservation while "ugly" fish need more help. A study into fish aesthetics warns of a beauty bias.
Giraffes are known for their long necks that allow them to feed on tall trees. But their necks may have evolved due to sexual combat, not the need to feed.
Leipzig researchers have found an enzyme that rapidly breaks down PET, the most widely produced plastic in the world. It might just eat your old tote bags.
Why don't we lose our hymens? Why do we fart more when we're on our period? And how similar are the clitoris and penis, really? Here's the truth about our bodies.
The majority of countries report falling COVID infection numbers. DW sums up the global data on the current pandemic situation in three charts.
Your digital COVID-19 vaccination certificate comes with an expiry date. But what happens when it expires? Do you need a booster? We provide some answers.
By scanning someone's brain, it really is possible to know what they're seeing — with uncanny accuracy.
If you're looking for a dog with a specific personality, its breed will tell you less than the environment in which it is raised, a new study suggests.
The Emirates Mars Mission says it's a first: They have spotted a worm-like aurora that stretches halfway round Mars. It looks like our northern lights.
We've long believed that tropical birds are more colorful than those from more temperate climates. But that assumption has never been proven — until now.
Astronaut Matthias Maurer describes the impact of weightlessness on his body.
Many women have provided a rich source of inspiration for young scientists - both male and female - down the years. They've made remarkable discoveries, often despite ingrained sexism within their chosen field.
This week's viewer question comes from Hans Dawson from Tanzania.
Diesel engines and propellers could help to make aviation greener.
Can industrial waste be used to construct buildings? DW reporter Ahmad Kalaji investigates.
How should we build our cities to improve air circulation and keep them cooler?
If your answer to this question is yes, you are not alone — not by a long shot. So what, exactly, makes us desire chaos?
We now have the technology to analyze any liquid on planet Earth — to verify its authenticity.
New information on monkeypox and COVID... isn't what we were hoping for. Also, when you think about it, what is a nose?
We missed a COVID study, there's already a solution to the 'tire problem' & one of our listeners is bored.
If you've felt more tired over the last few years, some convincing data suggest that it's a global (warming) problem.
The Russian army is targeting Ukraine's communication and internet infrastructure. Here's how you can communicate if your internet connection has been destroyed.
Although we know binge drinking is harmful for our health, the science behind moderate drinking still needs some fleshing out.
A report from the UN's Population Fund says pregnancy is an inevitability, not a choice, for many women lacking education, autonomy or contraception.
They look so "alien," but octopuses feel and remember pain like we do. We can track their emotional reactions. But their deeper feelings are a mystery.
Although COVID-19 is very contagious, its fatality rate is relatively low in comparison with these ten viruses.
The magazine offers reports and studio discussions with experts on the best way to achieve a healthy lifestyle.
Tomorrow Today has the scoop on science. From space travel to environmental conservation, from genetic engineering to medical innovations.
Tomorrow Today has the answers to the questions that you have always wanted to ask.
© 2022 Deutsche Welle |
Accessibility Statement |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version