News tagged with race

Horse racing was best before British, says historian

(PhysOrg.com) -- American horse racing was kinder to the animals, more sporting and more socially egalitarian in the days before the 'ruthless' English version was introduced, according to a historian.

Dec 01, 2009
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A woman in space

In the early years of the "space race" (1957-1975) two men sought to test a scientifically simple yet culturally complicated theory: that women might be innately better suited for space travel than men. In ...

Oct 06, 2009
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Race origins and health disparites

Much is often said about the glaring statistics showing that some racial and ethnic minorities face greater risks than whites when it comes to health.

Jun 26, 2009
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