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Culture

“Unequal position of women in nobiliary law is hard to justify”

Wednesday, 28 May 2014
“Unequal position of women in nobiliary law is hard to justify” The High Council of Nobility will celebrate its 200th anniversary on 23 June. René de Groot, Maastricht professor of C...

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Mind

From hot sauce to tickling the brain: Measuring, predicting and lowering aggression

Thursday, 18 September 2014
From hot sauce to tickling the brain: Measuring, predicting and lowering aggression Imagine the following situation. You have agreed to cook dinner for your mother-in-law, who has been acting rather strangely ...

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Globalisation

Corruption in Liberia: What does it mean for development?

Wednesday, 17 September 2014
Corruption in Liberia: What does it mean for development? With corruption and bribery running rampant throughout the world, the task of stopping them seems impossible. But what if the...

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Technology

“Designing a device is like painting a picture”

Tuesday, 14 October 2014
“Designing a device is like painting a picture” Deducing from a single hair what drug a person has taken and when, to within an hour’s accuracy. This is just one of th...

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Society

Animal research puts sustainability on the map

Thursday, 30 October 2014
Animal research puts sustainability on the map We’re happy for animals at the zoo to have large enclosures, but if we’ve bought a ticket we do want to be able t...

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Money

Sustainability penetrates the financial world

Tuesday, 07 October 2014
Sustainability penetrates the financial world Sustainability is slowly but surely gaining a foothold in the financial world. Investors are growing more critical; banks and...

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Body

Healthy pupils who get the most out of themselves

Tuesday, 07 October 2014
Healthy pupils who get the most out of themselves Raising healthy children who feel good in their own skin and can put their talents to good use: this is the aim of the Health...

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People

Change ahead in academia

Wednesday, 08 October 2014
Change ahead in academia It is the year 1917. While most of the European continent is still in the midst of the Great War, something remarkable happen...

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