Robots are no longer science fiction. Today, they help build products; they even explore Mars. Robots have assisted human beings now for decades. Someday they'll be part of our daily life.
The European Space Agency (ESA) has selected two potential sites for the Rosetta lander, Philae, to make contact with a comet in November. If it succeeds, it will be a first of galactic proportions.
It's hard to say for sure whether the Ebola epidemic in West Africa will spill over into other parts of the world. But computer modeling can predict a lot - for example, which cities are most at risk.
Newspapers face huge challenges as advertising revenue dwindles and the number of subscriptions continues to fall. It's a topic this week at the World Newspaper Congress in Italy.
With Alibaba poised to set a new record for the world's biggest IPO in New York, other Chinese Internet companies are also eyeing Western markets, says DW columnist Frank Sieren.
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