As telemedicine revolutionizes medical care around the world, Germans are happier paying a visit to the doctor. And those who could benefit from the technology will have to wait.
Will British Prime Minister David Cameron's G8 "Dementia Summit" proposals be enough to meet the disease head on? DW talks to Dr. Simon Ridley of leading research charity, Alzheimers Research UK.
German author Ingo Schulze is one of 500 writers to have joined an international petition to the United Nations, calling for democratic rights in the digital age. They are Writers Against Mass Surveillance.
Lasers can cut, weld and melt a variety of materials. But, the beams of light of the future will likely look very different. They'll fire short flashes of light and do much more than today's conventional lasers.
Two US Senate committee heads, dealing with national security, have expressed their concern over a network provisions deal between Huawei and South Korea. But the UK is 'comfortable' with the Chinese firm.
German researchers have developed a laser system for production of high-resolution displays, like in smart phones. Demand for the tech is expected to grow.
A new generation of voice analysis software can tell whether you're ill with a disease or even depression. To some it's a useful diagnostic tool. But is this also the next invasion of our privacy?
Acid rain may have slipped from the headlines, but many parts of Germany still dump limestone on their forests to neutralize the long-term damage it's caused. And it's a controversial tactic.
Up to now, researchers have worked very systematically when developing drugs against malaria. But a new approach brings creative chaos into drug development. And a small box is pushing this process.
3D printing's made its mark. The technology's led to ambitious, even lethal, things. But 3D pens have a way to go. The first mainstream one may come from Prague.
The UK's National Health Service is turning to IT in a big way. It wants to be paperless and make its massive data supply transparent. But people fear big data.
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The further we get from Earth, the more space probes and robots will have to think for themselves. But developing autonomous robots is hard without artificial intelligence.
The International Space Station (ISS) is celebrating its 15th birthday. Its first component was launched into space from Russia on November 20, 1998. Since then, it's had an incredible ride.
With large family meals, office parties, cookies and Glühwein around the corner, staying healthy is going to be a tough task. But a healthy lifestyle is important, especially for kids.
New medicines provide athletes with new ways of artificially enhancing their performances. While athletes find ways to dope without being caught, they're also exposing themselves to many nasty side effects.
Music technology is forever evolving. From vintage synthesizers to the latest apps, artists often say they are influenced by innovative gear, software, and environments that shape the music they make.
There's a wealth of powerful music apps for mobile devices - which make the most of the technology?
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