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Ukraine's economy, as felt on the street

Apr 15, 2014
"Ukraine needs help from abroad, that's what the interim government knows."
Posted In: ukraine, Crimea, Russia
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The science of food and sound

Apr 2, 2014
Why businesses are interested in 'neurogastronomy'
Posted In: obesity, Food
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As fast food makes inroads, India's obesity rate rockets

Mar 31, 2014
For many better-off young Indians, Western-style fast food is considered cool. And as they down burgers and sugary sodas, obesity is spreading.
Posted In: obesity
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Diabetes' new frontier: China

Mar 24, 2014
Hundreds of millions of Chinese have moved to the city, leaving behind farmer’s diets.
Posted In: China, diabetes, obesity
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Can shipping containers solve London's housing crisis?

Mar 3, 2014
Rent for old steel containers costs just $400 per month.
Posted In: London, Housing, shipping
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Estonia: Europe's economic comeback kid?

Feb 24, 2014
One of the first European counties to show some welcome economic growth after the financial crisis was one of the very smallest.
Posted In: estonia
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Cuba makes bid for foreign investment with a multi-million dollar port

Jan 30, 2014
The $957 million overhaul of the port of Mariel, in west Havana, is being financed by Brazil, and is in the heart of a special economic development zone.
Posted In: cuba, brazil
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DONG brings Danish government to the brink of collapse

Jan 30, 2014
Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt's government is in peril and Danes are protesting after a deal for Goldman Sachs to acquire a state-owned energy company.
Posted In: Denmark
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How the world heard the State of the Union address

Jan 29, 2014
President Obama focused mostly on domestic issues during his speech last night. How did it go over in Europe?
Posted In: State of the Union, Barack Obama
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Does the government like what you're up to on Facebook?

Jan 28, 2014
The NSA and its British counterpart are sucking up data from some mobile apps.
Posted In: NSA leaks

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Ukraine's economy, as felt on the street

Apr 15, 2014
"Ukraine needs help from abroad, that's what the interim government knows."
Posted In: ukraine, Crimea, Russia
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The science of food and sound

Apr 2, 2014
Why businesses are interested in 'neurogastronomy'
Posted In: obesity, Food

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