The science of human stampedes
05 November 2022 | 1:08 pm
A stampede in a nightlife district in South Korea killed more than 150 people over the Halloween weekend. Crowd researchers explain how such tragedies can happen and what you can do to stay safe.
31 Oct 2018
Big Data Summit, an initiative of Olubayo Adekanmbi held recently and the event brought together experts and players in the emerging big data ecosystem.
26 Jul 2019
Awareness creation on science, my achievement as minister, Onu tells Senate
31 Jul 2019
Kevin Conroy, Exact Sciences Corp. chairman and chief executive officer, discusses the company's $2.8 billion purchase of Genomic Health.
27 Aug 2019
Science, Technology Ministry begins 2020 budget preparation.
16 Sep 2019
Bernhard Schölkopf of the Max Planck Society was awarded the prestigious Körber Prize on Friday. The professor was honored for his work in the field of artificial intelligence.
18 Sep 2019
The SESAME synchrotron in Jordan is an ambitious scientific, political and social experiment — since way before it even started producing results. DW's Zulfikar Abbany spent a week in the Middle East to find out why.
16 Dec 2019
From camouflage science to the development of stealth technology, we explore how the properties of light can be changed to trick your eye into thinking an object is no longer there. The most ancient and sophisticated invisibility techniques come from Mother Nature and are a great part of Darwin's natural selection theory. Companies around the world are now developing stealth technology on that basis, especially in the defence industry.
4 Jan 2020
The science of predicting the future
3 Apr 2020
We have always been convinced that dressing properly changes how you think. Now a new study backs it up and we like to see ourselves confirmed!
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.
15 Sep 2020
"We need a president who respects science, who understands that the damage from climate change is already here," says Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden as he slams Donald Trump for failing to "take responsibility" for the ongoing wildfire crisis in western US states.
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.
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Janusz Walus was due to be released on parole after serving nearly 30 years in prison for killing anti-apartheid leader Chris Hani. News of his expected release caused wide controversy.
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The leaders of Germany and Norway have said they will propose that NATO plays a role in protecting undersea infrastructure like gas pipelines or fiber optic cables. This follows the sabotage of the Nord Stream pipelines.
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Content creator Ben Black is trying to see all 64 games at the World Cup – the first time anyone has attempted such a feat.
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Bangladesh's ruling Awami League has a firm grip on the country's politics, and experts say electoral reform is needed to break the one-party monopoly.
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The German government has adopted an action plan against antisemitism that is being described as a milestone. But much depends on its implementation, with antisemitic hate speech on the rise.