Being grateful is good for our mental health — even if it's hard sometimes12. April 2019 17:22
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.
How to make the world affordably carbon-free12. April 2019 07:59
If the world is to quit coal and gas for renewable energy souces, they have to be reliable and affordable. Is that realistic? Researchers have crunched the numbers and come up with some surprising answers.
Does nicotine actually help protect against Parkinson's disease?11. April 2019 19:06
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.
What is motion sickness and how do you fight it?09. April 2019 16:35
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.
Bad food choices killing more people than tobacco, researchers warn05. April 2019 12:42
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.
Autistic people are attractive employees02. April 2019 13:57
On Autism Acceptance Day, many employers are becoming increasingly aware of the positives of autistic employees. Not all autistic people have extraordinary mathematical abilities, but other skills come in handy.
How AI is revolutionizing the logistics sector01. April 2019 11:33
Freight forwarders are discovering artificial intelligence. Smart algorithms like the MANNI system from Hamburg-based startup Cargonexx are helping them optimize their carrying capacity. That's good for the transport business and the environment.
It might sound like an occasion for a subversive smoke, but Weed Appreciation Day actually serves as a reminder of the plants that often get overlooked — and of course, weeded out — despite their unique qualities.
Entomology is going extinct — could Pokemon Go save it?26. March 2019 12:43
Insects are dying and the science that studies them is endangered, too. James Jackson went to the German Entomological Conference to find out how to save the science — and if Pokemon Go could catch new recruits.
Germany: Measles vaccine could be compulsory for kids25. March 2019 11:07
With the threat of a measles outbreak hanging over Germany, the government is considering making the vaccination mandatory for children. While many parties back the move, the Green party remains skeptical.
Bowel disease - we talk to an expert22. March 2019 12:30
Dr. Hubert Mönnikes talks about inflammatory bowel disease and why a proper diagnosis is important. The internist is also psychotherapist and psychiatrist. He's head physician for internal medicine at Berlin's Martin-Luther Hospital.
Germany named drug use capital following Europe-wide sewage study18. March 2019 18:39
Germany has topped a Europe-wide study for crystal meth and amphetamine use following close examination of the country's wastewater. Sewage in over 70 cities was analyzed to explore the drug-taking habits of residents.