Victoria Lim

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Cultural concerns about health and obesity are changing a lot faster than Coca-Cola and McDonald's are. That will make future growth tough at both companies. http://bit.ly/1e6BcKY

More than 125m girls and women alive today have been subjected to female genital mutilation of some kind in the 29 Middle Eastern and African countries where it is most common. Today's Daily chart shows there is a gap between the number of women who have been cut and those who think the practice should continue http://econ.st/147ZMfJ

Protesters in Balcombe halt shale gas operation

UNDP's Helen Clark on governance, technology and the post-MDG agenda

Missing the mat

EVER since the Asian financial crisis of 1998, China’s economy has overshot the government’s annual growth target, often by a wide margin. It has …

Face the music

THE implementation of a tax designed to make an extra €86m ($114m) for the French government would not normally be a newsworthy story. But when a …

4 Smart Textiles You've Yet To See

Self-repairing fabric, leather grown from microbes, and more<p>You've probably seen water-repellant textiles where droplets of water miraculously bubble upon contact with the fabric. You may even own a pair of moisture-wicking workout pants. Smart fabrics have slowly made their way into the consumer …

Scientists create false memories in mice, cause rodent-style Inception

A group of MIT researchers (we assume they're all Philip K. Dick fans) have successfully implanted false memories in the minds of mice, according to a study published in the journal <i>Science</i>. This "mouseception" experiment was designed to examine the phenomenon called false memory syndrome, in which …

Today's Daily chart shows nuclear power's role in electricity production is continuing to decline, despite new reactors. The number of countries building nuclear plants went up by one last year, to 14. But as a proportion of all electricity generated, nuclear peaked in 1993 at 17% and has now fallen to 10% http://econ.st/145Hbkq

Is sexting someone else 'cheating'? And would you forgive your partner for doing it?

As digital communication blurs the boundaries about what a romantic relationship is in the modern age, Louisa Peacock asks if sexting counts as cheating and whether you'd forgive your partner for sending sexually graphic images of themselves to someone else.<p>If you haven't already seen this <b>video</b> …