How did three Danes end up being tortured in Lebanon?
What a crisis has done to the people of Greece
Rebuilding faces with techniques borrowed from the film industry.
19 Nov 2014 09:21 GMT
Science & Technology, Health, Cancer, Europe
How one man’s discovery of a general anaesthetic led to pain-free surgery.
Science & Technology, Health, Japan
A polyester implant is healing crippling shoulder injuries.
How the almost accidental discovery of X-rays changed medical diagnosis.
Health, Europe, Germany
How a revolutionary new treatment is helping those with severe asthma.
Helping amputees with specially made prosthetics on the Myanmar-Thailand border.
A new life-saving drug is injecting hope into the fight against severe malaria in Nigeria.
In this animation, we delve into the different functions and components of blood.
How one man’s discovery helped fight the world’s deadliest disease – malaria.
Eradicating leprosy in Cambodia through a new zero transmission strategy.
Why robots might just be what the doctors ordered for the world’s elderly.
We explore the evolutionary development of mitochondria.
A quick and painless skin harvesting technique is healing severe skin wounds.
How the world's first 'bionic eye' is giving artificial sight to blind people.
How Karl Landsteiner's discovery of blood groups paved the way for safe blood transfusions worldwide.
How Danio rerio has become an invaluable aid in the study of human disease.
Drumming her way to fame at a renowned Chinese music school, Deqi tries to balance ambition with being a seven-year-old.
Can perpetrators of violence against women play a role in preventing it and to what extent can early intervention help?
What message will concessions send to protest groups across Europe looking to Athens as an example?
An inside look at the devastating impact of the Greek financial crisis on ordinary citizens.
Business & Economy, Europe, Greece
Can Afghan archaeologists take on the Chinese and the Taliban to save a 5,000-year-old archaeological site?
Arts & Culture, Asia, Afghanistan
In war-torn Afghanistan it is not the Taliban that poses the greatest threat to women - it is their own families.
Human Rights, Women, Afghanistan
After decades of tension and hostility between the two nations, has change finally come to US-Cuba relations?