Pluralism in Europe: Sociologists are confronting xenophobia and racism
in a multicultural and multiethnic society
The automobile industry: The search for safe, clean, friendly, efficient,
intelligent cars - Will it be the car of tomorrow?
Stemcells: The promises and precautions of scientific research into
this contentious issue.
The return of the phenologists: After several centuries of neglect,
the study of phenology - the impact of varying climates on the flowering
and leafing of plants - is on the comeback trail.
The star of the abyss: In its second mission, Geostar is discovering
new life forms in the extreme conditions at depths of 4000m.
Micro-organisms and macro-results: Using biotechnology to create friendly
bacteria to battle mercury pollution in the Czech Republic's rivers.
The intuitions of Helga Rübsamen-Waigman: Profiling the achievements
of a top German AIDS and cancer researcher.
This way for your euro coins: The change over to the euro is an unprecedented
industrial challenge for coin manufacturers.
Research without borders: Interview with Professor Xu Guanhua, Chinese
Minister of Science and Technology, about the need for more research