: ' Germany'

World’s largest kite-powered vessel uses wind power

Cargill propels shipping forward with the world's largest kite-powered vessel. [...]

Sick of passwords? Then login by fingerprint-scanning keyboard

Passwords could soon become a thing of the past. Some laptops already provide the option to log in by fingerprint. But now this technology is available for corporate and government use in large IT network environments [...]

Canadian Solar (NASDAQ: CSIQ) wins 60 MW supply contract

Canadian Solar (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar companies, today announced it has entered into a sales contract with S.A.G. Solarstrom AG, based in Freiburg, Germany. Under terms of the contract, shipments will start [...]

New Berlin airport will connect Eastern Germany with Asia

Berlin’s new airport, which is due to open in June 2012, will be kept busy by the record numbers of business travelers and tourists already moving to and from Germany. Germany Trade & Invest (GTI) reports [...]

Germany leads the way with solar power

Germany’s solar market nearly doubled installations for the previous year. New systems in 2010 totaled more than 7 GWp and accounted for about half of all the solar power systems installed in the world. Germany recently [...]

Early medical intervention cuts health costs in old age – surprise finding

Winners of the Klaus J. Jacobs Research Prize present a surprising theory at award ceremony in Zurich, Switzerland: that early medical help in childhood can reduce the risk of age-related diseases later in life. [...]

Old man (98) charged with trying to kill wife (74)

A 98-year-old man has appeared in court in Berlin, Germany, after allegedly trying to kill his 74-year-old wife with a pistol, a baseball bat and a kitchen knife. The sorry incident, happened back in July, when [...]

Singing is good for children’s brains and reduces aggression, new study reveals

During the first few years of their lives, children need far more opportunities to joyful playing singing than are currently provided. This is the primary conclusion of a comprehensive study involving 500 kindergartens carried out by [...]

Food supplements can help keep your vision sharp

German researchers have found that some food supplements are vital for keeping eyes healthy, especially as we get older. Lutein, zeaxanthin and omega-3 fatty acids are particularly important. [...]

Romantik Hotels has 11 new destinations for travelers

Romantik Hotels has 11 new destinations for that special trip to Europe, in Austria, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and France. One hotel, in Austria, is close to 15 golf courses and another one is deep in the [...]