Missing Titanic submersible: the science behind the search
22 June 2023 | 10:06 am
The search continues for the missing tourist vessel with five people on board, at depths of up to 4,000 meters. How do submersibles deal with the pressures of the deep sea — and how deep can they go?
13 Dec 2020
25 Dec 2020
18 Sep 2020
As countries across the world experience worrying new spikes in Covid-19 infection rates, how close are we to developing an effective vaccine? And how to tackle the growing community of vaccination sceptics? We sit down with Beate Kampmann, Director of The Vaccine Centre at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.
16 Oct 2020
Who are we, and where did we come from? These are the questions Yuval Noah Harari, historian and philosopher, attempts to answer in the first volume of the graphic edition of his bestselling book: “Sapiens, the birth of human kind”. If our guest goes back in time, it’s to help his readers understand the challenges of our present: against the backdrop of the ongoing crisis, the world community needs come up with a global response, and urgently keep its trust in the scientific truth.
12 Nov 2020
NUC approves Science And Technology University for Kogi State
13 Dec 2020
We take a look at how the French press is covering the government’s decision to rewrite Article 24 of its Global Security Law. We also take a look at what researchers are pegging a major breakthrough in science – one that could change the face of medicine and much more. Finally, we discover the nether regions of dinosaurs.
25 Dec 2020
We're not superheroes, we are scientists, BioNTech CEO Ugur Sahin has told DW. In an exclusive interview, the scientist explains how the firm will respond to a new virus strain and why he has not been vaccinated yet.
22 Jan 2021
In his first White House briefing as President Joe Biden's top adviser on Covid-19, Anthony Fauci says it is "liberating" that he can focus on science without fear of repercussion now that Donald Trump has left office. "One of the things we're going to do is to be completely transparent, open and honest if things go wrong," the top infectious diseases doctor adds.
10 Feb 2021
Any decision about holding the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, postponed by a year due to the coronavirus pandemic, must be based on science, U.S. President Joe Biden told a radio show on Sunday. The Games are set to start in under six months, and the Japanese government and International Olympic Committee (IOC) are vowing to hold them as planned, although under strict conditions that could include staging them without spectators.
4 Sep 2021
The American press breaks down the "sinister brilliance" of an anti-abortion law that's gone into effect in Texas. We also look at coverage of record flooding in New York and how the intensity of storms is increasingly hard to predict because of climate change. Finally, we discover the papers' take on the latest in brain science: how our thoughts could soon be read by machines and how dogs may be smarter than we thought.
26 Sep 2021
The European Union should intensify efforts to phase out the use of animals in scientific research, lawmakers have said in a resolution.
23 Mar 2022
A Nigerian school is targeting students from poor families to give them a chance to excel at science, technology, engineering and mathematics for 100 naira (0.25 cents) fee a day, hoping they can hone skills that can help their families climb out of poverty. Faridat Bakare, an 12-year-old student has developed a solar-powered prototype car as she sets her eyes on becoming an engineer.
25 Apr 2022
Come May 5, 2022, Katchey’s Independent Analytical Laboratory Complex, a subsidiary of Katchey Company, will become Nigeria’s first internationally accredited independent analytical lab.
11 Sep 2022
Thousands of flamingo chicks are born yearly in Europe's biggest flamingo colony in southern Spain. Before the hatchlings fly off to other nature reserves in Europe and Africa, volunteers tag them to study their migration patterns.
2 hours ago
Victories in key Indian states put Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a strong position ahead of general elections in 2024. It was a blow for the Indian National Congress, leading an alliance hoping to unseat Modi.
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At least 20 people have been killed by floods after heavy rain in the Manyara region of northern Tanzania, the ministry of health said on Sunday, with video released by the Tanzania Red Cross Society showing muddy waters gushing down streets.
3 hours ago
Spotify, a digital music service, could be seeking to boost its profitability with the move. The Stockholm-headquartered company has never posted a full-year net profit.
4 hours ago
There is league football action to look forward to in the next couple of days; Much Maligned Manchester United goes up against an inconsistent Chelsea, Manchester City faces Aston Villa while Juventus locks horns with Scudetto holders Napoli to begin the Serie A weekend. My name is Ayomide Sotubo and here's our preview of these games on the Nutmeg on Guardian TV.
5 hours ago
Born in South Africa during apartheid, Pretty Yende grew up singing hymns with her grandmother on the way to church. This past May she dazzled Westminster Abbey at the coronation of King Charles, cementing her status as one of the world's most sought-after sopranos. Yende says her journey is proof that nothing is impossible.
5 hours ago
Destruction of the Amazon rainforest has significantly decreased since Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva was reelected Brazil's president. His government has strengthened the agency monitoring illegal deforestation.
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