In South Africa, the government puts limits on life-sustaining kidney dialysis, and that puts medical professionals in a difficult position. Reporter Sheri Fink has the first in a four-part series on health care rationing around the world.
A new scientific study suggests smelly socks could help in the fight against malaria. The odors could be used to attract mosquitoes into traps. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the lead author of the study, Dr. Renate Smallegange in the Netherlands.
Scientists recently announced a potential breakthrough in the prevention of HIV. A pill normally used to treat HIV was found to protect gay men from becoming infected with the virus. Solana Pyne reports from Rio de Janeiro.
In the final part of her series on China's coal habit, The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on why China is likely to remain dependent on dirty coal for decades to come, despite the billions it's pouring into alternatives.
Sudan may split in two next year after a January referendum on the south's potential independence. But as The World's Alex Gallafent reports, the biggest challenge for southern Sudan will be meeting the basic needs of their population.
Burning coal causes huge problems in China, but it's likely to remain the country's main energy source for decades. In part two of her series, Mary Kay Magistad looks at China's efforts to develop so-called ï¿½cleaner coalï¿½ technologies.
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