The beast had massive fangs and weighed up to 1,500 kilograms. The bones were found years ago, but had been believed to belong to another animal.
Can one explain death objectively and scientifically? When does it begin? What happens afterwards? What do near-death experiences show? Do we have a soul? Five aspects about dying from biology, medicine and physics.
Our planet is brimming with weird and wonderful creatures still waiting to be found. Here are some of the most recent headline-making discoveries which push the boundaries of the animal kingdom as we know it.
Heart disease and stroke are the leading killers of people globally. A tiny heart prototype made using a 3D printer shows progress, but scientists say we're a ways off being able to print organs for transplant.
The Stratolaunch aircraft is designed to launch satellites and eventually passengers into space. The plane has two fuselages, 28 wheels, six engines and a wingspan almost double that of an Airbus A380.
The over 90-year-old female turtle died a day after an aborted attempt at artificial insemination. The Suzhou city government said experts have collected the turtle's ovarian tissue for future research.
When we only focus on what's missing from our lives, we can develop a sense of negativity that's hard to shake. Taking time to appreciate the good stuff — trite as it may seem — is important, especially in tough times.
Can't find anything to laugh about? That's a pity, because according to a new study, laughter actually makes people happier.
Humanity took its first steps in space nearly 60 years ago. Since then, space-based technologies have dramatically enhanced our understanding of the environment. They're even starting to help tackle climate change.
Whether it lands or crashes, Israel's Beresheet moon mission can only score big, politically, says DW's Zulfikar Abbany, as space becomes one of the most competitive domains next to land, air and sea.
Seconds away from landing on the moon, the Beresheet spacecraft's main engine failed. At a cost of $100 million, it is considered one of "the lowest-budget spacecraft to ever undertake such a mission."
Agricultural ecologists say monocultures are bad for the environment and are working on alternatives.
#justask – This viewer question comes from Joshua Quaye in Accra, Ghana.
Medicinal plants have great potential. Researchers want to find out how the active ingredients work.
Spiders produce a valuable material, which might one day help save lives: spider silk.
The majority of Parkinson's cases are in North America. In Asia, on the other hand, it's much less common. Researchers are looking for ways to control the disease and are coming up with unusual results.
A long-lost cousin of Homo sapiens has been discovered in a cave in the Philippines. The previously unknown species makes our understanding of evolution "messier, more complicated and a whole lot more interesting."
Getting carsick can ruin the best of trips. DW's Carla Bleiker is an expert on this, sadly — but only the ill-effects. So she's been on a journey to find out why we get motion sick and how to stay nausea-free.
At six simultaneous press conferences around the world, researchers presented the very first real photo of a black hole. This is nothing less than a new era for science.
That dogs can smell cancer isn't new, per se. What is new, however, is the accuracy of the animal cancer detector. According to an American study, it’s 97 percent.
Are we eating ourselves to death? Researcher Stefan Lorkowski sat down with DW to set a few things straight about the effect the food we put in our pie holes is having on our bodies. And it's not good.
On this week’s show, we look into the evolutionary origins of working out. And all the while, we speak to beefcake body builders, sports nutritionists and spinners at the world’s biggest fitness trade fair about why they work it so hard.
The magazine offers reports and studio discussions with experts on the best way to achieve a healthy lifestyle.
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