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  • Quest to find out what the Romans dropped down the drain
    By on November 18, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments


    Britain’s oldest bath overflow is to be given its first thorough inspection nearly 2,000 years after it was built.

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  • The US’s Reverse Brain Drain
    By on October 19, 2009 | Comments Off  Comments

    We may have to rethink the assumption that Silicon Valley is the hotbed of innovation in which all the world’s best and brightest want to work and live. TechCrunch has a piece by an invited expert on the reverse brain drain already evident and growing in the US as Indian, Chinese, and European students and workers in the US plan to return home, or already have. From an extensive interview with Chinese and Indian workers who had already left: “We learned (more…)