The act of breathing sets the uvula and soft palate in motion. They begin to vibrate, which causes the dreaded sound. But other factors can play a role, too, such as enlarged tonsils or a deviated septum.
If all men would act and think like Congolese gynecologist Denis Mukwege, it would be a better world. DW's Susanne Krauß met the Nobel Peace Prize winner also referred to as the 'miracle doctor' at his Panzi hospital.
The future generation of mobile networks promises a giant leap in speed. But who will really get access? When is it ready? And who will be paying for it?
She launched to fame with "Dragon Rider" in 1997 and has since become one of Germany's most successful authors. In an interview with DW, star kids' author Cornelia Funke spoke about why words can be challenging.
The world's first genetically modified babies have been born — at least that's what a Chinese researcher has claimed. This breach of taboo sends a disturbing signal and must not be tolerated, says DW's Fabian Schmidt.
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