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Karin Zeitvogel

Karin Zeitvogel

    Science wins key battles, but could cancer win the war?
    Science wins key battles, but could cancer win the war?
    Despite huge advances in prevention and treatment, cancer is poised to become the leading cause of death worldwide as people refuse to ditch bad...
    More Fort Hoods waiting to happen, observers warn
    More Fort Hoods waiting to happen, observers warn
    The carnage at Fort Hood military base, where a Muslim army doctor is accused of killing 13 people in a shooting spree, was a ticking time-bomb...
    Bill Gates pledges millions to African, Indian farming
    Bill Gates pledges millions to African, Indian farming
    Microsoft co-founder turned philanthropist Bill Gates on Thursday will unveil grants totalling $120-million to promote dynamic, home-grown,...
    World's big polluters tackle climate concerns
    World's big polluters tackle climate concerns
    Representatives of the world's 17 biggest carbon polluters meet on Thursday to kick off a week of high-level and high-stakes talks on climate...
    Of wing nuts and pescatarians
    Of wing nuts and pescatarians
    Are you a wing nut pretexting as a netroots advocate on webinars and thought you could blend in anonymously?
    Viagra still on the rise 10 years on
    Viagra still on the rise 10 years on
    Ten years ago this month, the lives of millions of men and women were changed almost overnight by the advent of a little blue pill -- the first...
    Obesity now a lifestyle choice in US, says author
    Obesity now a lifestyle choice in US, says author
    As adult obesity balloons in the United States, being overweight has become less of a health hazard and more of a lifestyle choice, the author of a...
    Christmas going to the dogs in the United States
    Christmas going to the dogs in the United States
    Christmas is going to the dogs -- and cats -- in the United States, where many of the 71,1-million US households that have a furry family member...
    New Jewish music has a mission
    New Jewish music has a mission
    The guitar is slick, the bass and drums mesmerising, and if it weren't for the lyrics, you would think the LeeVees were just another up-and-coming...
    To get to Paradise, some Americans go to Intercourse
    To get to Paradise, some Americans go to Intercourse
    In Texas, amorous couples get engaged in Loving -- and then go to Looneyville via Hoop and Holler.
    Elvis never left the building, diehard fans insist
    Elvis never left the building, diehard fans insist
    Elvis Presley never left the building or checked out of Heartbreak Hotel. He's simply lying low and ordering room service, diehard fans insist 30...
    Asylum laws leave Chechens stranded in Poland
    Asylum laws leave Chechens stranded in Poland
    In the corner of the dimly lit entrance hall of a Soviet housing block in the Warsaw suburb of Wolomin, housing Chechen refugees, a middle-aged man...