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Richard Ingham

Richard Ingham

    New hope of medicine for Alzheimer's
    New hope of medicine for Alzheimer's
    Scientists on Thursday said they had tested a drug that in mice prevented the death of brain cells, boosting hopes for the fight against Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and other neurodegenerative diseases....
    Landmark roadmap sets climate change course for 2015
    Landmark roadmap sets climate change course for 2015
    A marathon UN climate conference on Sunday approved a roadmap towards an accord that for the first time will bring all major emitters of greenhouse...
    Aids: A tale of tragedy and hope
    Aids: A tale of tragedy and hope
    On June 5 1981 American epidemiologists reported a baffling event: five young gay men in Los Angeles, all previously healthy, had fallen ill with...
    'The world is free of rinderpest'
    'The world is free of rinderpest'
    World farm monitors on Wednesday declared a cattle-killing virus that has been a curse through the ages had been wiped out, the first time an...
    Lattice to replace chips in computers to come
    Lattice to replace chips in computers to come
    For more than half a century, computers have been obeying "Moore's Law," a principle named after Gordon Moore, the co-founder of chip maker...
    Call for ICC to probe 'Zanu-PF rape campaign'
    Call for ICC to probe 'Zanu-PF rape campaign'
    The International Criminal Court (ICC) must probe alleged crimes against humanity after Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe's youth militia launched a...
    Gel breakthrough lifts mood at Aids conference
    Gel breakthrough lifts mood at Aids conference
    A breakthrough test of a vaginal gel to protect women against HIV unleashed a wave of optimism at the world Aids conference on Tuesday after two...
    Football's just a game ... isn't it?
    Football's just a game ... isn't it?
    The World Cup's official message is this: football is a vehicle of harmony, uniting all nations in peace under the banner of sport.
    Will our grandchildren revile the 'lost decade'?
    Will our grandchildren revile the 'lost decade'?
    The first decade of the 21st century dawned with a global strategy to fight climate change but ended in chaos with the UN system in tatters while...
    Obama climate plan 'rammed' through
    Obama climate plan 'rammed' through
    A UN conference on Saturday rammed through a battle plan against climate change forged by US President Barack Obama and other top leaders,...
    Walkout heightens failure fears over climate summit
    Walkout heightens failure fears over climate summit
    The United Nations climate summit hit major turbulence on Monday when developing nations walked out of key negotiations and China accused the West...
    Crunch climate talks enter second week
    Crunch climate talks enter second week
    The marathon United Nations climate summit entered its second week on Monday, as environment ministers readied closed-door meetings to hammer out...