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Spectrum: Sense it


Germany tries to slow the surge in STIs, Europe's soccer players are strapped up with wearable tech, we visit a trade fair for the blind and try to answer who's right about glysophate, the EU or UN?


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 2016-06-03  6m
 
 

SightCity: the trade fair for the blind


Once a year, companies from around the globe converge on Frankfurt, Germany to hawk the newest tech for assisting the blind. DW's Eskandar Abadi, himself blind, walks us through the fair from his perspective.


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 2016-06-03  5m
 
 

Glyphosate has its day at the EU Commission


It's an agro-chemical as controversial as it is widely used: glyphosate. And with the EU set to re-license its use in Europe, the real question is whether the chemical compound is safe (as the EU says) or isn't (as the UN says).


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 2016-06-03  5m
 
 

Soccer players strap on the wearables


With Europe in soccer fever, DW's Digital Europe correspondent Kate Hairsine takes a look at the rise of tech sensor technology and what it means for players and fans.


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 2016-06-03  7m
 
 

Spectrum: Spectrum: Fighting floods in Venice


Every year, large areas of Venice are flooded. Now, there are innovative plans to create a flood barrier. Peanut allergies are on the rise worldwide. We look at the gist of peanut allergies - and possible new therapies. In North America People who are considered at high risk of contracting HIV are taking a pill called PrEP. It shall stop the infection taking hold in the event of exposure.


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 2016-05-24  30m
 
 

Spectrum: Aids prevention


Aids drugs and Aids prevention…Peanut allergies…Saving Venice


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 2016-05-23  30m
 
 

Spectrum: Could your pussy be making you sick?


Could your feline friend be the cause of your illness? Is learning a foreign language your best bet for warding off dementia and other neurological diseases? Spaniards are fighting back with a few novel inventions when it comes to reducing noise in local eateries. And, Germany drags itself into the 21st Century with plans to scrap laws governing open WiFi hotspots.


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 2016-05-17  29m
 
 

Spectrum: Could your pussy be making you sick?


Could your feline friend be the cause of your illness? Is learning a foreign language your best bet for warding off dementia and other neurological diseases? Spaniards are fighting back with a few novel inventions when it comes to reducing noise in local eateries. And, Germany drags itself into the 21st Century with plans to scrap laws governing open WiFi hotspots.


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 2016-05-13  29m
 
 

Spectrum: Spectrum: May 10, 2016


It's asparagus season in Germany, and we're going to take an in-depth look at the science surrounding the teutonic vegetable staple. We'll also meet the Canadian professor trying to make body parts out of asparagus - and apples. And we meet up with Watson the computer for help in repairing our swivel arm!


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 2016-05-10  30m
 
 

Spectrum: May 10, 2016


It's asparagus season in Germany, and we're going to take an in-depth look at the science surrounding the teutonic vegetable staple. We'll also meet the Canadian professor trying to make body parts out of asparagus - and apples. And we meet up with Watson the computer for help in repairing our swivel arm!


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 2016-05-06  29m