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UK’s ‘Birdgirl’ a voice for equality and against racism in conservation

Mya-Rose Craig was just nine days old when she spotted her first bird — a lesser kestrel. She doesn't remember it now, of course,...

Coronavirus, cold, or flu symptoms: Should I see a doctor?

At first glance, symptoms for the new coronavirus, otherwise known as 2019-nCoV, are similar to those we know as a common cold or flu....

Eurythenes plasticus: A deep-sea crustacean full of plastic

The little guy pictured above lives in the Mariana Trench, at a depth of 6,500 meters (more than 20,000 feet). The underwater canyon, which...

Am I a narcissist?

"When I go into a room, I often have the feeling that other people's eyes are fixed on me." For this test, I can answer...

Fukushima: How the ocean became a dumping ground for radioactive waste

Almost 1.2 million liters (320,000 gallons) of radioactive water from the Fukushima nuclear power plant is to be released into the ocean. That's on...

Coronavirus: Who is particularly at risk and why?

The new coronavirus will spread rapidly in the coming weeks and months and two-thirds of the population will be infected. This is unlikely to...

Germany’s 16 states: Hesse

Hesse lies in the middle of Germany and is a state of contrasts: idyllic towns with half-timbered houses in northern and southern Hesse on...

Currentzis and contemporary music

Your ticket to the German classical music festival scene: Concert Hour has the picks of the season — from the Schwetzingen Festival to the...

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