Archive: 09/18/2009

Brave New World?

(PhysOrg.com) -- British trade unionism was not undermined by Margaret Thatcher, but by the dawn of a new, brutally competitive age that weakened it dramatically in the private sector, a major new analysis claims.

Sep 18, 2009 5 / 5 (4) 1

Space Hand-Me-Downs

Molecules vital to life have been detected in outer space and isolated in meteorites and comets. Some of this material that rained down on Earth may have jump-started biology. If so, these space seeds also ...

Sep 18, 2009 3.5 / 5 (6) 1

Ooo, my knee!

(PhysOrg.com) -- Once we reach the age of 55 there's a 25 per cent chance that we will be suffering from bad knees. Of that 25 per cent, half will experience some sort of associated disability, such as difficulty carrying ...

Sep 18, 2009 4.8 / 5 (4) 0