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2014-04-17 16:29:24

Universities and Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic (ASCR) institutes throughout Prague now have access to the latest scientific discoveries thanks to new partnership between CAS and the Prague

2009-12-05 14:37:49

Some atoms don't always follow the rules.


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2009-04-28 16:31:10

Professor Otto Wichterle is Czech inventor and chemist best known for pioneering a centrifugal casting method for the creation of contact lenses. Wichterle was born on October 27, 1913 in Prostejov which is in the Czech Republic. After graduating from high school, he chose to continue his education at the Chemical and Technological Faculty of the Czech Technical University and pursue a career in science. In 1939, Wichterle joined the research institute at Bata's works in Zlín where he...

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