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Further, it recognises that scientists may be influenced by their own beliefs and that these can affect the way in which they approach their work. Outstanding Questions and Future Prospects. 9.1 Overview. 9.2 Hadrons and Nuclei. 9.3 The Origin of Mass: the Higgs Boson. 9.4 The Nature of the Neutrino. 9.5 Beyond the Standard Model: Unification Schemes. 9.6 Particle Astrophysics. 9.7 Nuclear Medicine. 9.8 Power Production and Nuclear Waste.

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