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Can a job be recession proof?updated: Mon Sep 19 2011 09:45:00

A recession can make a mockery of the very notion of career planning, as the hordes of executives laid off in recent years can attest.

'Occupy Wall Street' protestupdated: Mon Sep 19 2011 09:45:00

Inspired by the 'Arab Spring' protests, hundreds have decended on Wall Street to say big banks have too much power.

Marine life facing mass extinction, report saysupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 08:13:00

Marine life is under severe threat from global warming, pollution and habitat loss, with a high risk of "major extinctions" according to a panel of experts.

Report: Oceans at risk of 'extinction'updated: Wed Jul 13 2011 08:13:00

CNN's Zain Verjee talks with Alex Rogers about a new report warning that the world's oceans are at a risk of extinction.

Carbon emissions from energy use hit record level, agency saysupdated: Tue May 31 2011 06:52:00

Carbon emissions from energy use reached a record level last year, up 5% from the previous record in 2008, the International Energy Agency said.

New research raises hopes in quest to find universal flu vaccineupdated: Tue Feb 08 2011 06:12:00

Researchers hope a new treatment developed in the United Kingdom will prove vital in controlling future flu pandemics such as H1N1 (swine) flu, bird flu as well as ending the need for annual flu jabs.

Climate project calls for citizen scientistsupdated: Thu Dec 09 2010 09:52:00

An international team of climate scientists is calling on the public to help with a new initiative aimed at predicting how the climate will change during the 21st century.

Pioneering surgery helping blind to seeupdated: Wed Nov 03 2010 15:55:00

Second phase trials have started across Europe into pioneering eye surgery that allows some blind people to see.

Mind control: Is the internet changing how we think?updated: Fri Sep 17 2010 12:18:00

Last week the flurry of information pelted at us by the internet reached a new intensity.

Daily vitamin B could slow Alzheimer's onset, study findsupdated: Fri Sep 10 2010 10:01:00

Daily doses of vitamin B can halve the rate of brain shrinkage in elderly people with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), which can be a precursor to Alzheimer's, researchers at Oxford University said Thursday.

Cure for stuttering?updated: Thu Feb 11 2010 09:17:00

Researchers believe they have unlocked vital genetic clues about why some people stutter, which they hope will lead to a cure.

Unlocking a medical mystery: Stutteringupdated: Thu Feb 11 2010 09:17:00

A new study brings researchers one step closer to unraveling a medical mystery that has perplexed scientists for thousands of years: What causes people to stutter?

Iran condemns Oxford University over Neda scholarshipupdated: Mon Feb 08 2010 13:05:00

Iran has complained to Britain's Oxford University over a scholarship program in memory of Neda Agha-Soltan, the young woman whose on-camera death during a protests earlier this year made her a global icon of Iranian opposition.

People.com: PHOTO: Shakira Goes to Oxford Universityupdated: Tue Dec 08 2009 11:56:00

In a speech, the singer speaks about world peace and universal access to education

Social networks and kids: How young is too young?updated: Tue Nov 03 2009 17:44:00

Status updates, photo tagging and FarmVille aren't just for adults or even teenagers anymore.

Too young for Facebook?updated: Tue Nov 03 2009 17:44:00

The CNN blogger bunch weigh in on how young is too young for social networking.

Welcome to the University of iTunesupdated: Fri Oct 16 2009 13:03:00

The wisdom of business professors, once only available to MBAs and business students, can now be accessed by anybody with an Internet connection.

Review: 'An Education' showcases new It Girlupdated: Fri Oct 09 2009 07:58:00

England doesn't yet swing in the transporting, ruefully tender coming-of-age drama "An Education."

Liquid specs a bold vision for world's poorupdated: Sun Sep 20 2009 00:58:00

In the developing world millions of people struggle to operate machinery, read from a blackboard, or just see the world around them, because they don't have access to the eyeglasses they need.

New giant rat species discoveredupdated: Fri Sep 11 2009 07:51:00

Scientists have discovered a new species of giant rat in a remote rainforest in Papua New Guinea.

Roz Savage: rowing oceans for a better worldupdated: Wed Sep 09 2009 00:25:00

There are many reasons why Roz Savage is an extraordinary woman -- she has rowed single-handed across the Atlantic and is now tackling the Pacific, after all.

With a 'sip and a puff' quadriplegic sailor makes historyupdated: Fri Sep 04 2009 04:40:00

When they set sail from harbor most yachtsmen leave only their worries behind. But when Hilary Lister goes out to sea, she sheds an entire way of life.

Study: Tamiflu may do children more harm than goodupdated: Tue Aug 11 2009 11:07:00

Treating flu-stricken children with anti-viral medication including Tamiflu and Relenza could do more harm than good, a new report has warned.

In-vitro meat: Would lab-burgers be better for us and the planet?updated: Mon Aug 10 2009 04:37:00

Meat is murder? Well, perhaps not for much longer.

Jackson rabbi-friend: Singer was 'a tortured, tortured soul'updated: Wed Jul 01 2009 10:27:00

Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, the Orthodox Jewish rabbi who is known for his secular outreach and TLC show "Shalom in the Home," was friends with Michael Jackson for several years.

Ten mystery diseases you've never heard ofupdated: Thu Jun 11 2009 20:50:00

Mad cow disease, SARS and now swine flu: Some diseases grab the headlines. But thousands of people worldwide suffer from very rare conditions, many of which few people have ever heard of.

Oxford poet quits in 'character assassination' controversyupdated: Tue May 26 2009 14:21:00

The first woman elected to one of poetry's most prestigious titles has stepped down amid controversy about her Nobel-prize winning rival.

U.S. 'border czar' held similar post under Clintonupdated: Wed Apr 15 2009 17:50:00

The "border czar" named Wednesday to help deal with drug cartel violence along the U.S.-Mexico border held a similar post in the Clinton administration.

Protesters force cancellation of Asian summitupdated: Sat Apr 11 2009 11:26:00

Demonstrators stormed a hotel Saturday where Asian leaders were to meet, forcing the indefinite postponement of the Association of South East Asian Nations summit.

Thai protesters consider breaking for holidayupdated: Fri Apr 10 2009 08:03:00

Anti-government protesters in Thailand are considering suspending their demonstrations for the Thai New Year, one of their leaders said Friday.

Thai protesters call for PM's resignationupdated: Wed Apr 08 2009 13:36:00

Thousands of anti-government protesters Wednesday called for the resignation of the country's prime minister as they assembled outside three Bangkok locations, including the house of the king's top adviser and a government building.

Map offers hope in fight against malariaupdated: Tue Mar 24 2009 11:36:00

A new map illustrating global malaria risk in unprecedented detail suggests that wiping out the disease in many parts of the world is possible.

Obesity can shorten lifespan up to a decadeupdated: Thu Mar 19 2009 10:01:00

Obesity shaves two to four years off the average lifespan, while being very obese can shorten your lifespan by 8 to 10 years, according to a new analysis of 57 studies including nearly 900,000 people.

How business schools can produce better leadersupdated: Wed Mar 11 2009 12:45:00

Business schools are not supposed to produced mere highly-trained automatons, inducted into the latest finance and marketing models. They are intended to produce leaders.

From rhinos to ecosystems: The evolution of charity campaignsupdated: Tue Mar 10 2009 23:42:00

Most of us have grown used to conservation charities putting charismatic animals front and center of their fundraising campaigns.

Debate: Football or soccer?updated: Thu Feb 26 2009 14:27:00

It's time this debate was settled once and for all.

Scientists: Humans and machines will merge in futureupdated: Tue Jan 13 2009 13:22:00

A group of experts from around the world will Thursday hold a first of its kind conference on global catastrophic risks.

London: Seasonal guideupdated: Thu Jan 08 2009 07:45:00

There's a never a dull moment in London -- the only problem is trying to keep up with it all... Here are some annual events you won't want to miss.

Making good energy betterupdated: Mon Jan 05 2009 08:28:00

Juliet Davenport is the Oxford University-educated chief executive and founder of Good Energy, a 100 percent renewable electricity supplier in the UK. When she participated in the Principal Voices project in 2007, she talked about the need to embrace renewable energy.

Restoring the Land of Smilesupdated: Tue Dec 30 2008 05:55:00

Thailand's youngest and newest Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva speaks with CNN's Dan Rivers on Talk Asia.

The role of a former presidentupdated: Wed Dec 10 2008 21:38:00

From his wife's new job to giving advice to President-elect Obama, Bill Clinton discusses his life after the White House.

Bill Clinton on Talk Asiaupdated: Wed Dec 10 2008 21:38:00

Eight years after Bill Clinton left the White House, the 42nd President of the United States of America still looms large on the world stage, often attracting the kind of attention usually only reserved for incumbent presidents.

Oxford questions baffle manyupdated: Mon Dec 08 2008 14:10:00

CNN's Atika Shubert reports on some brain-teaser questions asked in admissions interviews for Oxford University.

Admission questions to Oxford, Cambridge called 'out there'updated: Mon Dec 08 2008 14:10:00

You might expect Oxford and Cambridge universities to ask prospective students to compare the works of Chaucer to Boccaccio or to explain the theory of relativity.

Bhutan celebrates newest Dragon Kingupdated: Sat Nov 08 2008 22:50:00

Dance performances, archery and traditional sports -- such as snatching of the caps and pillow fights over a tub of cold water -- capped the three-day celebration in Thimphu of Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck's coronation as Bhutan's king.

Time.com: E-Palestine: Palestinian Youth Bring Their Politics Onlineupdated: Wed Oct 29 2008 13:00:00

As more and more young Palestinians grow disenchanted with the two parties dominating their political landscape, they are going online to mobilize for change -- in politics and their lives

Lending some expertise to beat the credit crunchupdated: Wed Sep 17 2008 06:49:00

One of the major problems facing business school students is finance: How do you survive when you have not only waved a temporary goodbye to your pay check but must also pay out for often steep course fees?

Money Magazine: What every investor should knowupdated: Wed Sep 10 2008 07:53:00

I'm retiring and will soon be headed to Oxford University to begin my second act. So this will be my last column for Money. At a time like this, it's only natural to look back at one's career. So I've been reviewing my articles of the past 23 years to see where I've been right and where I've been wrong - and why.

Time.com: Statin Study Could Yield Gene Variant Testupdated: Wed Jul 23 2008 21:00:00

Scientists may have found a way to test for and possibly avoid the most serious side effect of cholesterol-lowering statin drugs, one of the top-selling medicines in the world

Scientists: Humans and machines will merge in futureupdated: Tue Jul 15 2008 17:36:00

A group of experts from around the world will hold a first of its kind conference Thursday on global catastrophic risks.

Golden cup soldupdated: Thu Jun 05 2008 21:18:00

CNN's Phil Black reports on a cup found under a bed that fetched a small fortune at auction.

Junk dealer's $100,000 gold cup found under bedupdated: Thu Jun 05 2008 21:18:00

Englishman John Webber thought nothing of the small, shiny cup, passed down from his junk dealer grandfather and stashed under a bed for years, until appraisers said it was an ancient Persian artifact.

Study shows bananas make baby boysupdated: Wed Apr 23 2008 10:47:00

Women can influence the gender of their child with what they eat before they conceive, according to new research that lends scientific support to age-old superstitions about pregnancy.

Time.com: China's View of the Olympic Torch Warupdated: Wed Apr 09 2008 11:50:00

San Francisco is the latest clash point on the torch's troubled tour. But the protests have inspired cries of unity back in China

Time.com: Oxford to Study Faith in Godupdated: Wed Feb 20 2008 15:00:00

University of Oxford researchers will spend nearly $4 million to study why mankind embraces God

Bhutto's son: Democracy is revengeupdated: Fri Feb 15 2008 12:08:00

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari, the son of the assassinated Pakistani leader Benazir Bhutto, said Tuesday that he fully intended to take on a political role in his homeland but only after he has completed his studies at Oxford University.

Bhutto's son calls for privacyupdated: Fri Feb 15 2008 12:08:00

Bilawal Bhutto Zardari is not ready for politics. He's asking to be left alone to study. CNN's Nic Robertson reports.

Time.com: Protecting Bhutto's Son at Oxfordupdated: Fri Jan 04 2008 10:00:00

The teen returns to school as head of his mother's party and an obvious target for assassins. Can a collegial atmosphere be preserved?

Peering over the hedgeupdated: Tue Dec 04 2007 11:25:00

For the modern day MBA student the sector is venerated very nearly as much as that of private equity, while to the uninitiated it is almost as mysterious -- welcome to the world of the hedge fund.

Time.com: A Memoir of Schizophreniaupdated: Mon Aug 27 2007 16:00:00

Noted academic Elyn Saks hid her illness for years. Now in a new book she opens up about what it's like to have a severe mental illness

Time.com: Asia Braces for Sharp Cancer Riseupdated: Fri Jun 01 2007 09:30:00

Asia is bracing for a dramatic surge in cancer rates over the next decade as people in the developing world live longer and adopt bad Western habits

The good corporate citizenupdated: Thu May 31 2007 14:34:00

One of the key buzzwords at business schools in recent years, both in research and teaching, has been corporate social responsibility.

Competing for more than profitupdated: Tue May 15 2007 15:55:00

The entrepreneurial challenge has long been a mainstay of MBA life. Students get together before a panel of judges to pitch their business ideas, the best being rewarded with accolades and -- often -- start-up cash.

Crossing the Anglo-French divideupdated: Mon Apr 30 2007 14:52:00

One of the most important parts of any business education program is teaching would-be executives how to conduct themselves in different commercial cultures.

The code that could unlock cancerupdated: Wed Apr 18 2007 04:11:00

Scientists have unlocked the genetic code that could pave the way to a new generation of highly effective cancer drugs with none of the painful side effects of existing treatments.

Fast-forward to the past: The great time travel debate updated: Fri Mar 30 2007 10:53:00

Bruce Willis did it, with the aid of a large plastic tube and a set of bellows, in "Twelve Monkeys;" Michael J. Fox did it -- three times -- in the "Back to the Future" series; the crew of the Starship Enterprise can't stop doing it (at least 14 times in television episodes alone); while as the "Terminator" Arnold Schwarzenegger also gave it a go, albeit stark naked.

Nine secrets to a healthier heart updated: Mon Feb 26 2007 10:03:00

Heart problems? Me?

Learning to be creativeupdated: Wed Jan 31 2007 16:36:00

Creativity is the buzzword in many a modern boardroom, yet some in business still complain that too many newly-minted MBAs are competent but uninspired, well-versed in the technical theory but lacking in imagination.

Linking together organizationsupdated: Sat Jan 27 2007 14:26:00

As well as getting the chance to leave business school with three magic letters after your name, there is another reason why people take an MBA -- the contacts.

FSB: Where are they now?updated: Tue Nov 28 2006 10:04:00

All five of last year's winners are growing rapidly. Here's an update.

The sweet taste of ethical learningupdated: Mon Nov 20 2006 05:26:00

According to popular image, every new recipient of an MBA from a leading business school will head straight into the finance sector, intent on maximizing their salary, irrespective of other considerations.

FSB: Where are they nowupdated: Fri Oct 27 2006 10:02:00

The winners of last year's FSB business-plan competition are growing rapidly. Here's an update.

Researching the business worldupdated: Thu Oct 26 2006 08:54:00

Much like traditional universities, the reputation of a business school rests not only on its teaching prowess, but also the quality and quantity of original research produced by faculty staff.

Business meets Shakespearean tragedyupdated: Wed Oct 18 2006 05:42:00

He is a powerful but flawed leader who ignores repeated warnings about his vulnerability and is eventually murdered by plotters including his closest friend.

A waste of money?updated: Tue Aug 01 2006 03:58:00

Apart from recruiting executives with an MBA or EMBA, companies around the world spend millions every year on management and leadership courses for existing employees.

CNNMoney: Follow the Web 2.0 moneyupdated: Thu Jul 13 2006 10:49:00

Web 2.0 may be a buzz word, but it's still attracting big bucks.

How to help: Refugee agenciesupdated: Fri Jun 16 2006 12:27:00

The sixth annual World Refugee Day is Tuesday. The United Nations unanimously adopted a resolution in 2000 to remember refugees on a special day each year.

Heaven or hell?updated: Mon Jun 12 2006 03:59:00

Humanity is on the verge of an incredible future. Technologies that seem like science fiction are already becoming science fact as researchers develop innovations that will transform the very essence of what it is to be human.

Dream trip: Set sail on the Queen Mary 2updated: Tue Apr 18 2006 12:44:00

Only two years old, the QM2 brings back the romance and elegance of ocean cruising so strongly that it's already a legend.

CNNMoney: Vibrating seatbelts could warn driversupdated: Wed Sep 07 2005 09:22:00

Whether it is wafting lavender or citrus scents to calm drivers and keep them awake, or vibrating seatbelts to get them to slow down, smart cars in the future could help reduce road accidents.

Study: Antibiotics often unnecessary but make patients happy updated: Wed Jun 22 2005 12:58:00

When people leave a doctor's office after being seen for a cough they feel better immediately if they are clutching a little piece of paper that a druggist will exchange for a bottle of antibiotics.

Study: Children near power lines may face higher cancer riskupdated: Fri Jun 03 2005 06:02:00

Children who live close to high-voltage overhead power lines may be at an increased risk of leukemia, a British study has suggested.

This week in the medical journalsupdated: Thu May 05 2005 15:06:00

The thick and thin of health

Science in a spin over spider webupdated: Mon Dec 20 2004 07:33:00

Israeli scientists have come up with a way to genetically engineer spiders' webs without the help of the eight-legged creatures.

Chirac ending visit to Britainupdated: Fri Nov 19 2004 07:05:00

French President Jacques Chirac was ending a fence-mending but at times edgy state visit to Britain Friday with a question-and-answer session with students at Oxford University.

Log on to tackle global problemsupdated: Wed Nov 17 2004 11:03:00

Anyone with a computer can now contribute to tackling some of the world's biggest humanitarian problems simply by leaving their machine logged on when not in use.

Study puts Iraqi toll at 100,000updated: Fri Oct 29 2004 00:05:00

Public health experts have estimated that around 100,000 Iraqi civilians have died since the United States invaded Iraq in March last year.

Lunch lessons for the power-hungryupdated: Tue Oct 12 2004 10:09:00

Ambitious executives could gain an edge over their rivals by changing their lunchtime dining habits, according to an Oxford University scientist.

Combating seven deadly e-mail sinsupdated: Wed Sep 15 2004 05:59:00

E-mail can hurt relationships and slow down business, a survey has warned -- and one psychologist says a lack of e-mail etiquette is to blame.

Killer catapult operators clearedupdated: Fri May 07 2004 08:46:00

The operators of a human catapult that hurled a British student to his death have been cleared of manslaughter charges.

Bannister plays down his milestoneupdated: Thu May 06 2004 17:14:00

Roger Bannister celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first four-minute-mile on Thursday but said there were other events in his life worthy of greater respect.

FSB: The Teacher Rosemary Jordano/ChildrenFirstupdated: Wed Oct 01 2003 00:01:00

The best entry-level job at ChildrenFirst--and maybe one of the prime after-college gigs anywhere--is assistant to the chairman, Rosemary Jordano. It's a one-year deal with an option for two. The o...

Fortune: It's All About The Drugs High cholesterolupdated: Mon Jan 07 2002 00:01:00

You'd think Mr. Cholesterol would have been routed in the past decade. Studies paint an ever starker picture of the danger posed by fatty deposits in the bloodstream. Anti-cholesterol "statins" lik...

Money Magazine: CHAPTER 7 Mystery Man: The Solutionupdated: Thu Mar 11 1993 00:01:00

AFTER HIGH SCHOOL, Willie went to Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. At Georgetown, he won a special award called a Rhodes scholarship, which allowed him to study for two years at Oxford Uni...

Fortune: CLINTON AS RHODES POSTER BOYupdated: Mon Feb 08 1993 00:01:00

Applications for Rhodes scholarships by U.S. college students have reached a record 1,305, about 200 more than last year. Maybe not all the wannabes see this two-year spell at the University of Oxf...

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