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    If North Korea goes to war, what would China do?

    With tensions rising on the Korean Peninsula, there are questions about what China would do if hostilities broke out… more

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    How to take the pressure off health systems

    High blood pressure (HBP) is a serious health condition and an important indicator for two of the world’s most deadly… more

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    What the Cyprus crisis means for the EU

    The root of the problem in Cyprus is well known. Its two major banks had attracted huge deposits from abroad, largely… more

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    Biting back at obesity

    The news on salt and sugar-sweetened beverages presented at the 2013 meeting of the American Heart Association was… more

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    Cash for carrots could save lives

    Over the past few months new data on the global burden of disease and associated risks has been published. The main… more

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    On a Tweet and a prayer

    Ancient tradition and modern communication appeared to work together when the new pope was elected in Rome this… more

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    Las 10 principales tecnologías emergentes en 2013

    Los nuevos desafíos exigen nuevas tecnologías para enfrentarlos. Ell Consejo de la Agenda Mundial sobre Tecnologías… more

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    2 billion global travellers by 2020?

    Kathleen Matthews addresses the future of travel and tourism In 2013, travel and tourism are going places. More than… more

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    Will biotechnology provide food security?

    According to David Lawrence, biotechnology, like all technologies, is not in itself good or bad. It's what we do with… more

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    Sustainable solutions from the sea?

    George Guo-Qiang Chen and Shrikumar Suryanarayan look to the planet’s oceans to provide the resources to produce and… more

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    GM crops: Facts and myths

    Nina Fedoroff, Professor of Biosciences at King Abdullah University in Saudi Arabia, discusses the science behind… more

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    Biotechnology at work: Rapid diagnostics

    Andrey Zarur, Vice-Chair of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on Biotechnology, explains how… more

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    How could biotechnology improve your life?

    Experts on the World Economic Forum’s Council on Biotechnology have selected 10 developments which they believe could… more

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    Biased against clean investment?

    Michael Liebreich, Member of the World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council for New Energy Architecture, explains… more

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    Rebalancing the state’s balance sheet

    Michael Spence, a Nobel laureate in economics, is Professor of Economics at New York University’s Stern School of… more

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    Can reducing taxes on travel boost Growth?

    Tom King, Head of Government and Industry Affairs at British Airways, makes a case for reducing taxes on travel and… more

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    North Korea’s nuclear aspirations

    North Korea has again shown with its recent nuclear test that it marches to its own drum – and a decidedly… more

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    The top 10 emerging technologies for 2013

    Find out about the top 10 emerging technologies for 2014 here. New challenges need new technologies to tackle them… more