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Denmark's high COVID vaccination rate has enabled citizens a return to pre-pandemic life.
Our science correspondent looks at the length of pandemics
Kids and the coronavirus pandemic: How can parents help?
Our science correspondent looks at links between obesity and ‘long COVID’
A recent study shows that masks are effective and limit the spread of COVID-19.
Cuba is the first country in the world to begin vaccinating toddlers against COVID-19.
Our science correspondent looks at Cuba's vaccines and whether they are safe
Tackling vaccine hesitancy in South Africa, especially among young people
How many people have been vaccinated? Which vaccines are approved? Here's the global progress on vaccination against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Dogs are known for their navigation skills. As with birds, cats and fish, dogs can find their way home from almost anywhere. We just don't know why.
In less than 20 years, SpaceX has gone from upstart to leader in commercial spaceflight. It's hoping for its first civilian orbital flight this September.
The Colossal bioscience company claims CRISPR genetic technology can be used to de-extinct the animal, which died out in the Holocene epoch.
A new law in Texas, known as the "heartbeat bill," bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy. Experts say limiting women's choice will negatively affect their mental health as well.
The BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine appears to be safe and effective in 5-to-11-year-olds — but when can parents vaccinate them?
Do you know anyone who's become a bit more... politically agitated since the start of the pandemic?
What can we learn from a bunch of rhesus macaques playing video games and 'choking' under the pressure?
A tiny bit of pressure — and something you've been good at for as long as you can remember... becomes nearly impossible.
Are you the kind of person who takes the last piece of cake? Or would you leave it there for someone else instead?
The last chance to stop global warming — or a delusion of grandeur? Scientists are working on innovative ways to artificially cool the planet. Here are three ideas at a glance.
The German team behind the BioNTech-Pfizer COVID vaccine still hopes for swift approval for its jab in kids aged 5 to 11.
From mood swings to cravings — you've heard it all. But there's other stuff in pregnancy we don't hear so often. DW's Anna Sacco lists her personal top 13.
The head of the European Space Agency has said that Europe needs to beef up its space program or be left in the dust by other countries. "European astronauts should be on European rockets," he said.
Space tourism began in 2001 with Italian-American millionaire Dennis Tito. Decades later, it's still a preserve of the rich and essentially white.
The news that a female shark at an Italian aquarium gave birth without having mated with a male first was widely reported. But how rare is a "virgin birth" in sharks?
A new coronavirus variant showing similar mutations to the highly transmissible alpha, beta and gamma variants is spreading throughout South Africa.
Osteoarthritis is a crippling, incurable disease. But scientists behind a new large-scale study say their findings could help pave the way to a cure.
A global early warning center in Berlin will use artificial intelligence to predict the next pandemic. But AI's already helped us fight COVID-19.
Until now, Afghans have been able to use the internet more or less free of censorship and government control. But for how much longer? Here are some tools for safe communication, without relying on the internet.
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 belief that vitamin C is good for our immune system actually stems from an ad campaign.
Researchers at the University of Zurich want to determine if GBH could cure people with depression.
Carlos Blanco from Argentina asks: Can the environment influence our genes?
Big companies are investing in brain research to understand how to sell us more products.
We've sent probes to fly by planets and moons for decades. Some have flown so far they've left the solar system. But why?
A study has found the effectivieness of the BioNTech-Pfizer vaccine lessens over time, and AstraZeneca might too. But that doesn't mean you're not protected.
This World Mosquito Day, check out what really protects you against them, why they are good for the environment, and the truth about the sweet blood theory.
Israel has started giving citizens a third COVID-19 jab and other countries are considering it. But millions are still waiting for their first. DW asked epidemiologist Madhukar Pai if this is the right way forward.
Only think of birds when they poop or migrate overhead? Well, think again. Numbering between 50 and 400 billion in the world, there are way more of them than there are of us.
Millions of COVID patients still experience debilitating symptoms months after their infection. Many of them have to fight the additional battle of convincing their doctors or loved ones to take them seriously.
So, Babylonians used trigonometry 1,000 years before Greek genius Pythagoras. Is it time to rewrite math history?
It's a rumor that won't go away: COVID-19 vaccines lead to infertility in both men and women. Is there any truth to it? Or could it be possible that getting infected is worse?
Life on Earth depends on oxygen. And it now seems that oxygen depends on a slow day-night cycle, as a new study shows.
A Russian space agency chief said "a human factor" could have also played a role in the incident that briefly pushed the International Space Station off track.
From handshakes to contact sports ― athletes touch all the time. But even such brief physical contact may be enough to get you a positive doping test.
Messenger RNA are little helpers, and scientists have long studied their potential in medicine. COVID-19 gave them a chance to prove it. Could malaria be next?
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