The blame game in work-family conflict

When the demands of work and family conflict, is the job blamed, is the family role blamed or is blame placed on both? And what are the consequences?

Microscopic worms could help open up travel into deep space

(PhysOrg.com) -- A space flight by millions of microscopic worms could help us overcome the numerous threats posed to human health by space travel. The Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) have also given experts an insight ...

A hot body could help ships reduce drag

New research into drag reduction has the potential to help industries such shipping to reduce energy use and carbon emissions.

Method for creating single-crystal arrays of graphene developed

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Houston researchers have developed a method for creating single-crystal arrays of the material graphene, an advance that opens the possibility of a replacement for silicon in high-performance ...

New research improves quality of free electron laser

The free electron laser is the next step in the development of equipment to help us see the structure of materials. Nino Čutić at MAX-lab in Lund, Sweden, has done a PhD in further improving the test free electron ...

New thermal battery manufacturing method to be industrialized

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new thin-film coating process for manufacturing thermal batteries used in nuclear weapons and other munitions that was invented at Sandia National Laboratories will be industrialized under a new corporate ...

Mass extinction victim survives! Snail long thought extinct, isn't

(PhysOrg.com) -- Think "mass extinction" and you probably envision dinosaurs dropping dead in the long-ago past or exotic tropical creatures being wiped out when their rainforest habitats are decimated. But a major mass extinction ...

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