Europe wants AI to be trustworthy, to set itself apart from the USA and China. DW's Zulfikar Abbany asked computer scientist and German junior minister, Ina Schieferdecker, what that means.
Hailed as a health hack, intermittent fasting is widely promoted as a reliable way to lose weight, lower disease risk and increase lifespan. But despite some positive study results, does it really deserve so much kudos?
As the world grapples with a climate emergency, scientists are exploring satellite technology solutions to help us combat climate change. DW visited two space innovation events in Bremen and Cologne to find out more.
Europe's space program says it needs more funding to stay competitive internationally. Just as several projects are starting to take off, private space companies pose a particular threat to the agency.
The World Health Organization (WHO) has reported a sharp rise in global measles cases compared to last year. Though the deadly illness is easily prevented, a lack of immunization is allowing it to spread.
Nursing staff is in short supply in Germany. To beat the competition, one clinic has turned to TikTok and other social media platforms to win over new talent — and applicants are responding.
A potential breakthrough discovery of new antibodies could lead to a universal vaccine. If successful, it could protect against all types of deadly influenza viruses and even prevent pandemics, a study shows.
John Goodenough, Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for their development of lithium-ion batteries. The batteries are found in everything from watches to automobiles.
Between the deeply mystifying, intangible stuff — dark energy and dark matter — and the similarly complex, yet tangible findings — exoplanets — 2019's winners bring us ever closer to grasping our place in the universe.
William Kaelin, Peter Ratcliffe and Gregg Semenza have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine for their discovery of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen availability.