GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) has announced that it's shipped the first doses of its Ebola vaccine to Liberia. The experimental vaccine will be administered along with another vaccine candidate in the first large-scale trials.
He's one of a handful of men to have orbited the moon. Today, Alfred M. Worden says NASA's on the wrong track. He also tells DW why he likes the moon's dark side and what he wanted most - but didn't get - upon returning.
After the resounding success of the Rosetta mission, scientists continue analyzing data sent from comet Chury. Beyond discoveries about the origin of water on Earth, the structure of the comet has now come into focus.
How do astronauts stay clean and take care of personal hygiene in space? It's complicated.
New inroads into space exploration include the discovery of new Earth-like worlds.
An outbreak of the virulent H5N1 strain of avian influenza has been confirmed in Nigeria. Though not easily transmissable to humans, health experts fear the virus may jump the species barrier and cause a pandemic.
Sunny and cheap Lisbon is making a strong bid in attracting investment for information technology startups.
Médecins Sans Frontières wants drug makers to discount key vaccines in time for a Berlin meeting.
The WHO has said that the number of people dying prematurely due to bad lifestyle habits is continuing to rise.
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A blogger and UFO enthusiast has made almost 130,000 files on unidentified flying objects publicly available. DW takes a look at some of the best images and asks: is it really all just in our minds?
How do sea turtles return back to their home beach for nesting? They instinctually orientate themselves using the Earth's magnetic field. Now, scientists have learned more about how this works.
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