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Pauling Centenary to recognize scientist, humanitarian
...hich was quite controversial in the highly-charged politics
of McCarthyism and the Cold War, required a great deal of personal courage but eventually led to passage of the nuclear test ban treaties of the 1960s, Lawson said. And they would earn Pauling his second Nobel Prize in 1963, for peace. Pauling is the...
DFG to launch 21 new priority programmes
...Population research was of strategic importance to politics
in National Socialism. How could not only individual scientists but an entire branch of research become embroiled in the machinations of the Third Reich? Just how population research altered its theoretical foundations and abused methods as pseudo-sc...
DFG to set up 21 new collaborative research centres in 2000
..., traditional or ceremonial forms are the tools of politics
and the law, religion and everyday life. The new collaborative research centre "Symbolic Communication and Societal Systems of Values from Mediaeval Times to the French Revolution" at Munster University aims to research the special characteristics o...