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DW’s science program Tomorrow Today focuses on current topics in research, and is aimed at anyone who is interested in ongoing projects in Germany and Europe. Our reports use terms and concepts that are easily understood, portrayed in interesting ways,



Published: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 11:02:59 GMT

Last Build Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 11:02:59 GMT

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Research without borders

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:10:00 GMT

Maria Soloveychik from Israel and Charly Chahwan from Lebanon have founded a bio-tech company in California. They're developing drugs to combat cancer and other genetically caused diseases. The joint venture would be impossible in their homelands.


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Accelerating particles for peace

Fri, 17 Nov 2017 12:07:00 GMT

The SESAME research center's particle accelerator in Jordan is aimed at strengthening scientific research in the Middle East. It's hoped it will also boost peace efforts. What are the chances of that?


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The extraordinary naked mole rat

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 10:14:00 GMT

An animal that barely reacts to pain is bound to attract scientific attention. But the rodent also has other puzzling attributes. For example, the creature's brain and heart can function without oxygen for a long time.


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Germany's wood detectives

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 09:27:00 GMT

How can you tell if mahogany is really mahogany? And can you really know whether the wood in your table wasn't illegally felled? Germany's wood detectives are on the case with DNA analysis.


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Flight of the fruit bat to Zambia

Fri, 8 Sep 2017 16:58:00 GMT

It's the world's largest migration of mammals: every year 10 million fruit bats fly from Congo and elsewhere to a forest in Zambia's Kasanka National Park. It's a breathtaking spectacle. But the bats’ habitat is under threat.


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Why do we like music?

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 14:02:00 GMT

#wanttoknow! – This week's viewer's question comes from Sameer Satpute in India.


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Pain relief from the sea

Fri, 21 Jul 2017 17:48:00 GMT

Many people suffer from pain so severe that even strong pain medication fails to provide relief. An unsual discovery may offer a solution: sea snail venom.


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The future for oceans

Mon, 3 Jul 2017 10:46:00 GMT

Marine researchers in Kiel are studying how climate change could affect the sea. In huge testing tanks, they’re simulating possible future scenarios. Their results show that if oceans grow too acidic, it will spell the end for many organisms.


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Seeing the light

Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:19:00 GMT

Sunlight and blue skies have a positive effect on the psyche. Researchers are investigating ways to use light to boost concentration and creativity in the workplace.


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Brexit and science

Fri, 16 Jun 2017 08:58:00 GMT

What effect will Brexit have on science in Britain? The university town of Coventry has many European students and the university receives research funding from the EU. The city voted for Brexit. How are students and scientists dealing with that?


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