Tomorrow Today: The Science Magazine

Dive in to the fascinating world of science with Tomorrow Today. Your weekly dose of science knowledge. A show for everyone who's curious -- about our cosmos and how it works.

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What are genes?

DW viewer Murray M'c Musonda has a question about genes.



What are viruses?

Just ask! That's what our viewer Nazar Omer Hassan Salih in Sudan wants to know.


 2020-05-18  1m

How do fingernails grow?

This week's viewer question comes from Brown Mbadiwe in Owerri, Nigeria.


 2020-05-08  2m

A floating dam against plastic trash

Indonesia's Citarum River is one of the most polluted waterways in the world. But by 2025, it should have potable water - according to a government plan. A military-led initiative is helping to collect plastic waste in the river with the help of a floating barrier.


 2020-05-08  5m

Save the insects!

In Morocco, researchers are helping local farmers protect insect populations and boost their yields. The project called Farming with Alternative Pollinators encourages farmers to grow a variety of insect-attracting plants alongside their main crop.


 2020-03-20  4m

Waste management in Brasília

Brazil still has hundreds of open landfill sites full of garbage. Now a university in the capital Brasília is helping to implement a new, sustainable waste management system. The program aims to increase the proportion of waste that is recycled.


 2020-03-13  4m

Antibiotic medicines from mangrove swamps

The rise in antibiotic-resistant bacteria is an urgent medical problem. At Germany's Helmholtz Center for Infection Research, a researcher from Indonesia is hoping to find potent antimicrobial substances in soil samples from mangrove swamps.


 2020-03-13  3m

What causes ocean currents?

This week's viewer question was sent in by Arnulfo Quintanilla from El Salvador.


 2020-03-06  2m

Why do we have two nostrils?

The Tomorrow Today viewer question this week comes from Salvador Salazar in Venezuela.


 2020-01-31  2m

Countdown to Solar Orbiter launch

Scientists will soon be able to predict solar storms with a special orbiter, set to launch in February. Its job is to track the visible surface of the sun and at the same time map its magnetic field, thereby providing glimpses into the inner life of the sun.


 2020-01-31  4m