The research made headlines and national stars of its two lead scientists. Stem cells, they said, can be created from blood cells. No sooner had the papers been published than doubts began to emerge.
India has successfully sent a rocket into space with a capsule that could carry passengers in the future. The mission could signal the beginning of India's manned space programs.
The surging global use of antibiotics has fatal consequences.
Research can now be patented on egg cells incapable of developing into humans.
The firing of a Danish childminder was unjust, says the EU's top court.
British scientists have isolated antibodies that are able to attack all four variants of the dengue virus. Not long ago, the achievement seemed insurmountable. Can it be taken to the vaccine stage, though?
The German Red Cross has opened a new Ebola treatment center in Liberia's capital. The organization is getting support from the German armed forces.
Has treating Ebola patients with untested drugs got us any closer to approving one?
Time magazine's prestigious 'Person of the Year' went to Ebola healthcare workers.
New findings show that beavers and Arctic ground squirrels are contributing more to climate change than previously thought. Information on wildlife's role in global warming will help inventory greenhouse gas sources.
Call it an art or a science, Hamburg knows how to turn it on.
A weekly radio program that covers sci-tech news around the world.
A weekly TV program featuring science news and prominent in-studio guests.
Three years and 700 test runs later, scientists in Germany have developed an app they hope will help blind and visually handicapped people navigate a busy world.
It's a law enforcement dream: stopping break-ins before they happen. Software makers claim to be able to prevent burglary by analyzing the patterns of thieves. And police in Germany hope they are right.
Nobody has spent more time under water than biologists Jessica Fain and Bruce Cantrell. The two have returned to the surface safely after 73 days spent below the surface in a bay in the Florida Keys.
© 2014 Deutsche Welle | Legal notice | Contact