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Culture

Like father, like son

Wednesday, 21 June 2017
Like father, like son

As a little boy, for Wiebe Bijker there was hardly anything better than playing in his father's lab—not a lab with microscope...

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Mind

Our failing memory

Friday, 17 March 2017
Our failing memory

A memory that does not seem to coincide with reality is innocent enough in everyday life. Indeed, we all experience blind spo...

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Globalisation

The Garden of Eden is in Maastricht

Thursday, 06 July 2017
The Garden of Eden is in Maastricht

The study association of the master's programme in Sustainability, Science and Policy, ASAP, has kept a community garden for ...

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Technology

Data science: changing the world one bit at a time

Thursday, 23 February 2017
Data science: changing the world one bit at a time

The amount of data produced by scientists increases by one third every year, according to the European Commission. How can th...

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Society

Golden combination of commerce and science

Wednesday, 21 June 2017
Golden combination of commerce and science

The success of the master’s programme in Health Food Innovation Management was one of the critical factors in whether or not ...

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Money

A good story about pensions ... yes, really!

Thursday, 30 March 2017
A good story about pensions ... yes, really!

‘My pension? Hmmm... I’ll look at it by that time.’ ‘Let’s worry about that when we get there.’ Particularly people who have ...

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Body

“Pneumonia is still the biggest killer in Africa”

Friday, 11 November 2016
“Pneumonia is still the biggest killer in Africa”

Twelve November it is World Pneumonia Day. Camielle Noordam did PhD research on pneumonia in children in sub-Saharan Africa. ...

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People

Hemker’s brains

Wednesday, 07 June 2017
Hemker’s brains

“I remember a sign in your room that says, ‘Science is difficult, people are impossible’.” “That’s right,” chuckles Coen Hemk...

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