Our intestines work hard, digesting and absorbing nutrients from our food and making them available to the body. It’s a fact that if they were spread out, our intestines would be 400 to 500 square kilometers in area - twice as big as a tennis court.
Ahead of this year's parliamentary elections, the German Greens party has called for an end to factory farming. During the industrial breeding of chickens, young chicks are often treated particularly badly, say critics.
For decades we've been reading comforting headlines that moderate drinking is good for your health and might even prolong your life. Sorry, a new survey might put an end to that soothing myth.
With the latest news that the 2022 World Cup looks set to be held in the winter months of November and December, Jonathan Harding explains why FIFA's poor timing pales in comparison to its choice of host country.
At the 70th anniversary of the Allied bombing of Dresden, even the German president showed up. In Pforzheim, a site of comparable destruction, no high-rankers were present - just people out to promote peace.
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