Archive: 03/13/2009

AT&T hopes to gain concessions from unions

(AP) -- AT&T Inc., the largest employer of union labor in the country, is renegotiating contracts that cover 112,500 workers and looks set to take advantage of the recession to reduce its health care costs.

dateMar 13, 2009 in Business
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Potential pathway for drug intervention

A newly identified molecular pathway that directs stem cells to produce glial cells yields insights into the neurobiology of Down's syndrome and a number of central nervous system disorders characterized by ...

dateMar 13, 2009 in Cell & Microbiology
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A human failure, seen at face value

(PhysOrg.com) -- Humans excel at recognizing faces, but how we do this has been an abiding mystery in neuroscience and psychology. In an effort to explain our success in this area, researchers are taking a ...

dateMar 13, 2009 in Neuroscience
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New method for detecting explosives

A group of researchers in Tennessee and Denmark has discovered a way to sensitively detect explosives based on the physical properties of their vapors. Their technology, which is currently being developed into prototype devices ...

dateMar 13, 2009 in General Physics
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