We track four people on their journey.
What's the cost of South Korea's drinking culture?
27 Mar 2013 06:33 GMT | Health, Europe
If you are about to have an operation, you may or may not want to know more about a new medical procedure.
If you do, there's a new a new application for your smartphone that will show you all the gory details.
It's also designed to help trainee surgeons be better prepared.
Al Jazeera's Jessica Baldwin reports from London.
Source: Al Jazeera
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Health, US & Canada, United States
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Health, Poverty & Development, Environment
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Arts & Culture, Islam, Business & Economy
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Business & Economy, United States, Politics
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Environment, Climate Change, Climate SOS
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Middle East, Syria, War & Conflict, Turkey, Humanitarian crises
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Humanitarian crises, Taiwan, Earthquake, Asia
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Health, Asia, South Korea
How improving relations between communist Cuba and the capitalist US will change the lives of people on both sides.
Politics, United States, Cuba
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Poverty & Development, France, Refugees
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Politics, US & Canada, France