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Medical ethicist Matthias Kettner is critical of medical care based on patients' economic status. In his book, "The Authority of Desire in Medicine", he puts medical care at the service of self-actualization and life planning.
Robots are becoming more and more common in surgical procedures. It's not easy for surgeons to master the various software. Programmers and physicians in Leipzig are developing standardized software solutions to link the devices.
New drugs constantly hit the market, increasing patients' odds of recovery. Someone with 40,000 euros can buy a cure for cirrhosis of the liver and hepatitis C. Are such prices justified? Should companies be allowed to make billions in profits?
German start-up founder Fridtjof Detzner is on the look out for visionary medical innovations in Singapore. As one of the world's wealthiest countries, a lot of money is being invested in Singapore for the research and development of new technologies.
How do companies touch customers' emotions? Joost van Treeck, a psychologist specializing in economics and advertising, is our guest on Made in Germany. "Nothing is worse than getting the customer wrong," he says.
The Sunfire company in Dresden has developed an environmentally friendly way to make diesel out of just carbon dioxide, renewable electricity and water. It's a new twist in both the e-mobility and combustion-engine story.