Healthy weight loss - Cooking with our experts22. May 2019 07:47
If you want a healthy diet, it’s best to cook your own food. Dr. Carsten Lekutat teams up with Dr. Stephan Lück in the kitchen, and also picks up some useful tips about the foundations of a healthy diet. Dr. Lück is an independent nutrition expert and food scientist - and also a trained chef and the author of a diet guidebook.
The German Archaeological Institute celebrates 190 years20. May 2019 12:36
From Cairo to Beijing, the DAI's branches presented their latest research in Berlin in May 2019 to celebrate nearly two centuries of work. Here are some favorites, from drone data-gathering to ancient Roman elevators.
Cologne and Dortmund lead charge for German smart cities19. May 2019 15:44
Municipal cyberadministrations, automated traffic flow, energy-efficient buildings — the cities of tomorrow will be smart. Cologne's "climate street" project shows what a digital city could look like in practice.
Biohacking involves using technology to optimize your own body - for example through digital implants. Ralf Neuhäuser wants to be at the forefront of the movement with microchips implanted under his skin. We met up with him to hear what it’s like.
Blood - an interview with our experts09. May 2019 12:30
In Good Shapes talks to Dr. Rudolf Tauber at Labor Berlin about blood tests and what physicians can learn from them. Dr. Claudia Vollbrecht from the Charité Hospital in Berlin explains the advantages of a liquid biopsy in analyzing tumor cells.
Germany tests first eHighway autobahn07. May 2019 10:57
Germany's first real-time test of electrified trucks fed via overhead cables amid heavy motorway traffic has begun near Frankfurt. The Environment Ministry hopes the project could contribute to climate-neutral haulage.
WWF highlights drastic drop in German insect population06. May 2019 15:45
The insect population in Germany has dropped drastically, which could affect plant diversity and food production. The WWF reports that Germany is one of the most vulnerable regions in Europe for biodiversity loss.
Bees have been disappearing in mysterious circumstances. Though no one really knows what is causing the die-off, there are fears it could have major consequences for the farmers who grow the food we all rely on. Now an app could help.
Streaming videos online or buying a DVD. Hard copy or the cloud. Paper book or ebook. Which is better for the environment: the digital or the offline option? Environmental economist Steffen Lange has the answers.
Misusing antibiotics — from overprescribing them, to their widespread use in factory farming — is creating deadly, drug-resistant "superbugs." Without effective antibiotics, global human health is seriously compromised.
Being grateful is good for our mental health — even if it's hard sometimes12. April 2019 17:22
When we only focus on what's missing from our lives, we can develop a sense of negativity that's hard to shake. Taking time to appreciate the good stuff — trite as it may seem — is important, especially in tough times.