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Thrilling Toy and Important Tool - microscope!

Posted by Guest Editor on Friday, June 5, 2015, In : Top 10 
Already in 1590, the first optical microscope - two lenses in a tube - was developed, although it is hard to identify the original inventors. Technical improvements during the following centuries made microscopy very popular among the scientists. In 1903, Richard Zsigmondy developed the ultra microscope that made it possible to study objects below the wavelength of light. He was awarded the 1925 Nobel Prize in Physics.

Another improvement was made by Fritz Zernike in the 1930s, when he invente...
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Are you familiar with the Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) degrees?

Posted by Editor on Monday, June 25, 2012, In : Top 10 
According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math. STEM scholarships are college scholarships for students who are majoring in those fields of study. There are a wide variety of STEM degrees, including majors in pharmacy, biology, computer programming, business, healthcare, social sciences and engineering.
In order for the United States to remain competitive in the international market, we must encourage science education in schools. Int...
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Posted by Editor C on Wednesday, September 29, 2010, In : Top 10 

Rome, 2010
- Enel inaugurated the “Archimede” solar thermal power plant at Priolo Gargallo (Syracuse, Sicily). First in the world to use molten-salt technology integrated with a combined-cycle plant.

Participating in the ceremony together with the CEO and General Manager of Enel, Fulvio Conti, were, among others, the Minister for the Environment, Stefania Prestigiacomo, the President of the Province of Syracuse, Nicola Bono, and the Mayor of Priolo Gargallo, Antonello Rizza. ...

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Data for U.S. consumer unit expenditures...

Posted by AC on Wednesday, February 17, 2010, In : Top 10 
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Great article: What in the World Is a Social Entrepreneur? By Loyd Sederer

Posted by Ana M on Saturday, December 5, 2009, In : Top 10 
Equally entertaining article from Loyd Sederer.  It's very easy for development practitioners to adopt buzzwords without focusing on the practicalities of its dictionary definition, linguistics, popular use, and so forth.

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