News tagged with group

Closing the attainment gaps

Research by the Department of Education at Oxford University shows gaps in educational achievement at age 16 have decreased substantially over the last 25 years, particularly in the attainment of different ethnic groups.

dateAug 18, 2015 in Social Sciences
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Critics take aim at Expedia-Orbitz tie-up

A consumer group and hotel industry association are raising objections to the planned merger of online travel bookers Expedia and Orbitz, claiming the deal would lead to a powerful duopoly.

dateAug 10, 2015 in Business
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Galaxies show appetite for growth

The extent to which galaxies consume one another has been revealed in research. Findings from the study help to explain how galaxies such as the Milky Way were formed.

dateAug 04, 2015 in Astronomy
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Making polymers from a greenhouse gas

A future where power plants feed their carbon dioxide directly into an adjacent production facility instead of spewing it up a chimney and into the atmosphere is definitely possible, because CO2 isn't just an undesirable ...

dateJul 28, 2015 in Materials Science
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