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Malaria vaccine: GSK's thirty-year quest to eradicate a global killer

The thirty-year fight against malaria by GlaxoSmithKline has passed a major milestone with hopes for the first vaccine against the disease<p>GlaxoSmithKline's quest to find a malaria vaccine has survived two mergers, a succession of chief executives and lasted nearly 30 years.<p>But that effort is now on …

Six Tips For Turning Your Hobby Into Your Job

How did you choose your profession? Did you pick a job that you thought would be easy? Or lucrative? Or glamorous? <i>Or</i>, did you pursue a career related to your interests and hobbies? Chances are, you didn’t base your decision on the latter—but you probably should have.<p><i>Why?</i> Hobbies are the things you …

The World's 10 Most Mesmerizing Views

From the freedom of wide open spaces to glittering of big city lights, our world is filled with thousands of breathtaking panoramas just waiting to be enjoyed. With the variety of natural wonders and stunning cities throughout the world, finding the best views can be somewhat of a daunting task. …

Hong Kong

Singapore: safe haven, model society

Singapore is booming and well placed to weather any Asian storms, but success has brought its own problems.<p>Looking out towards the sea from Singapore's Marina Bay Sands infinity swimming pool, perched precariously 57 storeys above the ground – these are tough assignments, I know, but someone has to …

The Ice Cavern

Jellyfish in the North Atlantic - in pictures

Spectacular images of jellyfish captured by marine biologists and photographers Matt Doggett and Richard Shucksmith in the seas off the Orkney Islands

Murder, intrigue, and the mysterious origins of vodka

We’ve mixed it with OJ, hidden it in flasks, refilled parents’ bottles with water. But where did vodka come from?<p>Take a good look at the vodka section of your local liquor store. On the upper shelves you’ll find shimmering glass bottles of all shapes and sizes originating from every corner of the …