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2013-07-10 14:51:45

In Bolivia, in the largest continuous salt desert in the world, researchers from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia have found a bacterium that stores large amounts of PHB, a prized polymer.

2011-07-19 01:00:00

-- Adventurers and Youth Ambassadors ran marathons in Bolivia's Andes mountains to promote the United Nations' International Year of Chemistry -- BETHESDA, MD, July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ - Stratos Global, the leading global provider of advanced mobile and fixed-site remote communications solutions, today announced it provided world-renowned adventurer Ray Zahab's "Expedition Bolivia" with Inmarsat BGAN mobile broadband satellite service. Expedition Bolivia, which was held May...

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2009-03-01 08:10:00

Bolivian President Evo Morales believes that lithium - the world’s lightest metal with half the density of water - may help turnaround the poor landlocked nation, which has roughly half of the world’s proven lithium reserves.


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Use of the word 'swell-mobsman' dates at least to the early 1800s.