Deutsche Welle (Aug. 11, 2013) Our studio guest is Prof. Bernhard Schink, of the University of Konstanz.
He is the co-author of a study carried out for the German National Academy of Sciences, Leopoldina. It evaluates the chances ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (May 28, 2012) Our studio guest Oliver Wings is a dinosaur researcher at the Leibniz Institute for Research on Evolution and Biodiversity. He speaks with us about the importance of research on dinosaurs to modern ... watch video
Deutsche Welle (Aug. 26, 2013) The husband-and-wife team of Jim and Debbie Aung Din Taylor started small in 2004, but today the founders of the socially responsible company Proximity Designs work together with Harvard and Stanford ... watch video
AP (Apr. 30, 2014) An aviation-themed film studio in California has created a special obedience school that trains dogs and their owners for air travel. The course simulates everything from TSA pat-downs to airplane ... watch video
Newsy (Sep. 11, 2014) Anchors at Tennessee's WATE were taken a-bat when a live bat flew through their studio on live TV. But the station totally embraced the encounter.
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Oct. 7, 2015 Researchers have developed a method to obtain a clean organic fertilizer that is able to regenerate degraded soil caused by overharvesting. This compound is biodegradable, insoluble and harmless to ... read more
Oct. 12, 2015 Researchers have evaluated how wheat moved along rail networks in the United States and Australia. Through their analysis, they identified U.S. states that are particularly important for sampling and ... read more
Oct. 12, 2015 Although useful to Tarzan, vines endanger tropical forests' capacity to store carbon. In a major experimental study in Panama, researchers showed that woody vines, or lianas, ... read more
Oct. 12, 2015 One sign of successful acclimatization to altitude is that the blood vessels are able to deliver enough oxygen throughout the body. But normal blood vessel function depends on the body's ability to ... read more
Oct. 9, 2015 Plant scientists engineered the cassava plant to produce higher levels of vitamin B6 in its storage roots and leaves. This could help to protect millions of people in Africa ... read more
Apr. 1, 2014 Scientists excavating at the Schöningen open-cast coal mine in north-central Germany have discovered the remains of a saber-toothed cat preserved in a layer some 300,000 years old -- the same ... read more
July 30, 2013 Scientists have observed the switching mechanism from a non-conducting to a conducting state in iron oxide (specifically, magnetite) with previously unrealized precision. This switching mechanism -- ... read more
Feb. 6, 2013 Induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS cells) represent a milestone in stem cell research, however many of the biochemical processes that underlie reprogramming are still not understood. Scientists now ... read more
Mar. 22, 2012 Breaking new ground, scientists have succeeded in obtaining somatic stem cells from fully differentiated somatic cells. Researchers in Germany took skin cells from mice and, using a unique ... read more