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What is Biotechnology?

Biotechnology, in all of its forms, has thrived since prehistoric times. When the first human beings discovered that they could plant their own crops and breed their own animals, they learned to use biotechnology. They have discovered several things such as: that milk could be converted into cheese or yogurt ...

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Choosing a conference to attend

As previously established, there are countless benefits to attending Academic conferences. It is, for one and undoubtedly, a great chance for one to meet people working in the same field and industry with names or faces only seen in print. It could lead to future collaborations and partnerships as well ...

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What is Sustainability?

Sustainability means accumulating one’s own needs without jeopardizing the ability of future generations to accumulate it’s own needs. The perception of sustainability is new and unfamiliar to most. The development has ties with conservationism, social justice, internationalism and other past movements with abundant histories. In the late twentieth century, Sustainable ...

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Urbanization in Europe – A Brief History

A millennium ago Europe began its journey towards becoming Urban. In fact, possibly half of Europe’s population, today, live in massive towns or large sets, although two or three out of ten experience a life that could only be called urbanized. Having found most of the essential towns in Europe ...

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Futuristic Concept: Self-healing Concrete

Due to the new technology being developed by the European Research Project, the self-healing materials, the tunnels, bridges and other civil engineering structures can be much safer. Elke Gruyaert, one of the team of Engineers working on the project at Ghent University in Belgium, told us about the mechanism of ...

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Potala Palace, as A World Heritage Site

Let’s travel from Egypt to china to see another example of the architectural heritage buildings, is the Potala Palace, which has an organizational and spiritual importance, its place is in southern part of Tibet self-governing area in south China, a city called Lhasa. It’s atop of the Red Mountain (Mar-po-ri), ...

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What are the world heritage sites and Dahshūr as an example

They are places as single or many, which are put by the UNESCO on the World Heritage list, and are declared by them as having ‘Universal outstanding value’. There are three types of such sites: Cultural: they are either: Historical buildings & towns. Sculptures and paintings Natural: they are the ...

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Conservation of Architectural Heritage in European History

“The Greatest glory of a building is its age”, John Ruskin, English art critic (1819 – 1900). The conservation and renovation of architectural heritage became a pressing matter in the current age. Most of the older buildings that survived to the modern days are those of religious importance. At the ...

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Sustainable Material, What is it?

Due to the growth of new businesses and how communities has enlarged in the past period, new concerns emerged regarding economic necessities, and how it weakened the earth’s abilities to give necessary resources, detoxification and supporting various types of life, including humans, and from this came the ideas of sustainability ...

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