Twin births at ‘all time’ highs, study reveals
12 March 2021 | 12:53 pm
The first ever comprehensive study on twinning rates shows that poorer countries account for the vast majority of the increased number of twins.
Disturbing new research has revealed that women who are operated on by a male surgeon, are more likely to die. Annette Young talks to the study's co-author, Dr Angela Jerath, from the University of Toronto. Also as outrage continues over the rising rate of femicide in France, we take a look at what steps are being tan by French authorities to prevent male perpetrators from reoffending. Plus we meet the female space engineers who are working on the Ariane 5 space project to unlock the secrets of humankind's final frontier.
Janet Jackson says that her faith in God helped her get through the controversy after her breast was exposed while she performed with Justin Timberlake at the Super Bowl in 2004.
Lady Gaga reveals bizarre moment that happened on House of Gucci set
Researchers say Epstein-Barr-Virus is a main cause of MS, which affects 2.8 million people worldwide. New treatments and prevention may now be possible.
More than a million people worldwide die each year from infections linked to microbes resistant to antibiotics, a new study has found. Researchers describe the threat as "one of the greatest challenges facing humanity."
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Papers focus on Vladimir Putin as the US moves to put troops on standby in Ukraine. Also, a new study in the US finds that giving cash aids to parents increases babies' brain activity. A Dutch university is accused of pandering to China after one of its Chinese-funded research institutes denied human rights abuses in a recent visit. Finally, French scientists set a world record for the longest floating gas bubble!
Pope says he is no saint, reveals he danced tango in TV interview
Muskan Khan, a college student in Karnataka state, told DW that she is not afraid of the Hindu right-wing activists who want to enforce a veil ban in educational institutes. The row has now spread across the country.
Over 60% of German working mothers were employed part-time, according to a new study, as women bear the bulk of child care responsibilities. Researchers say the trend is a significant factor in the gender pay gap.
He's been dubbed the "greatest marathoner of the modern era." In an exclusive DW interview, Kipchoge invites us to his farm in Kenya, where he speaks about mental health and how he stays positive even in trying times.
Days ahead of France's presidential run-off, the president causes a stir by baring more than many voters had bargained for. We also bring you the latest on the campaign, as French papers focus on the economic policies of Emmanuel Macron and his far-right rival Marine Le Pen. But first, we take a look at the situation in Ukraine, with the battle for the Donbas now under way.
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