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The Liberal convention final week has given a glimpse of the now acquainted eyes of younger Liberals taking a extra radical and militant method than that of the umbrella group, after which being reprimanded. However the movement that almost all involved science and expertise, European unity, was largely their job. This movement commits the Liberal Social gathering to foyer not just for its entry into the EEC, but in addition for the creation of the "United States of Europe" with a typical financial, technological and overseas coverage. The Liberals see it as the one efficient option to struggle the rising American domination of the European expertise and shopper markets … The movement was handed by an awesome majority, making the Liberal Social gathering the principle defender of the accession to the widespread market between political events.

From Nature September 27, 1969

100 years in the past

Dr. Victor E. Shelford writes within the Scientific Month-to-month … on the overall problem of waste concerned within the discharge of home and industrial wastewater into the ocean and rivers. Experimental strategies have been developed to check the impact of varied substances in answer on fish. It has subsequently been proven that the sensitivity of fish to such compounds within the waste is larger than beforehand assumed, leading to a rise of two cc carbon dioxide in a single liter above regular content material. induced the hijacking response. A low oxygen content material was additionally detrimental, which often accompanied a excessive carbon dioxide content material. The waste produced by fuel manufacturing crops and ammunition manufacturing processes has additionally been studied and it has been proven that these substances … have very marked results on fish life.

From nature September 25, 1919

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