Archive: 23/04/2008

Spouses as campaign surrogates

Spouses of presidential candidates are employed in campaigns more strategically and intensively than ever before. New research by political scientists concludes that the ability of presidential and vice-presidential candidates’ ...

dateApr 23, 2008 in Other
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Praise = money?

Why are we nice to others? One answer provided by social psychologists is because it pays off. A social psychological theory stated that we do something nice to others for a good reputation or social approval just like we ...

dateApr 23, 2008 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Integration: A centuries-old issue

When can a person be regarded as a full and equal citizen of a country? Is a double nationality possible and what advantages does it offer a newcomer? These questions were already contemplated in ancient Rome. The Italian ...

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First-class protein crystals thanks to weightlessness on earth

Dutch chemist Paul Poodt has developed two attractive alternatives for allowing protein crystals to grow under weightless conditions. If the crystals are grown upside down in a strong magnetic field, fluid flows that disrupt ...

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