Archive: 23/04/2008

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 ...

dateApr 23, 2008 in Other
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Nanobacteria - Are They Alive?

Tiny particles called nanobacteria have intrigued researchers in many ways since their discovery 20 years ago, but perhaps the most controversial question they pose is whether or not they are alive.

dateApr 23, 2008 in Bio & Medicine feature
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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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FDA approves new type of latex glove

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration Wednesday announced approval of the first glove made from a new form of natural rubber latex, guayule latex.

dateApr 23, 2008 in Other
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