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'Electronic' cigarettes leave WHO fuming - 11/23/2008

The World Health Organisation on Friday angrily denounced "bogus, untested, and false" claims that it endorses so-called electronic cigarettes as a means to stop smoking. .In fact the WHO warned...

Atom-smasher investigation could give findings this week - 11/14/2008

Geneva - An investigation into technical problems with the world's largest atom-smasher could produce its preliminary findings this week into why it had to be shut down. "Investigations should help...

Fatter but feeling good: Swiss think they're in best of health - 11/14/2008

Switzerland's fabled mountain air may be healthier than anyone thought: nine out of ten people say they feel on top form even as obesity is on the rise, new statistics showed Friday. GENEVA (AFP) -...

Japan's Mazda develops clean diesel engine - 11/14/2008

Japan's Mazda Motor Corp. said Tuesday it had developed a clean diesel engine to launch next year in Europe as demand grows for fuel-efficient technology. TOKYO (AFP) - Japan's Mazda Motor Corp....

Dog risks life to save four kittens - 10/27/2008

A pet dog in Australia has risked its life to protect four kittens trapped in a house fire, according to firefighters. When the fire broke out inside the house, the family of four plus...

University - 10/14/2008

Le producteur et réalisateur russe Sergey Yastrzhembskiy s'apprête à lancer cette semaine, le tournage de son documentaire "Voyage chez les hommes bleus", consacré aux nomades du sud-est marocain....

London's burning - 09/14/2008

Two years ago, Gareth Pugh had not sold one garment. His workrooms were so inadequate that even on the coldest days, if he needed to steam-press a garment, he had to switch off the heater to stop...

Cahill returns to crack Stoke resistance - 09/13/2008

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