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Spotlight on the tobacco industry's role in smuggling
The UK and other countries must do more to stop the illegal trade and smuggling of tobacco products.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2013 14:27 GMT
Tackling rare cancers must be an international effort
Making progress in treating rare cancers needs cross-border collaborative clinical trials.
Last updated: 02 Aug 2013 11:38 GMT
Genetic "fine-tuners" and breast cancer
Small but powerful, researchers learn that molecules called microRNAs lend insight into occurrences of breast cancer.
Last updated: 22 Jul 2013 15:14 GMT
Celebrity cancer stories: help or hindrance?
Famous faces grab the headlines, but their stories can spread confusion and misleading information about the disease.
Last updated: 18 Jun 2013 19:33 GMT
From beer to eternity - how yeast is revealing cancer's secrets
Tiny yeast cells are helping researchers unravel the complex networks that drive cancer.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2013 10:58 GMT
Tracking tumours with blood tests
Advances in genetic technology could enable doctors to monitor cancer with a simple blood test, writes Arney.
Last updated: 26 Apr 2013 10:49 GMT
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Gunning down the taxmen of Somalia
At least 25 tax collectors have been killed since 2012 in Mogadishu, a city awash in weapons and abject poverty.
Down and out in upscale Japan
Tokyo government claims its homeless population has hit a record low, but analysts - and the homeless - beg to differ.
3D printing and the future of disaster relief
3D printers can cheaply construct homes and could soon be deployed to help victims of catastrophe rebuild their lives.
Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
Lack of child protection laws means abandoned and orphaned kids rely heavily on the care of strangers.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
Sistine Chapel for rent: Is nothing sacred?
What happens to the Caucasus when Russia stumbles
Will France take Sarkozy back?
Western fascination with 'badass' Kurdish women
Bashir's calculated diplomatic dance
Big rethink for counterterrorism
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