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Monday, 13 July 2015

Thursday, 8 January 2015

Potential signs of ancient life in Mars rover photos

Potential signs of ancient life in Mars rover photos





Overlay of sketch on photograph from above to assist in the identification of the structures on the rock bed surface. Image credit: Noffke (2105). Credit: ASTROBIOLOGY, published by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.


A careful study of images taken by the NASA rover Curiosity has revealed intriguing similarities between ancient sedimentary rocks on Mars and structures shaped by microbes on Earth. The findings suggest, but do not prove, that life may have existed earlier on the Red Planet.

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2015-01-potential-ancient-life-mars-rover.html#jCp

Government Urged To Suspend Benefit Sanctions Regime | Welfare Weekly

Government Urged To Suspend Benefit Sanctions Regime | Welfare Weekly



This article titled “Government urged to suspend benefit sanctions regime” was written by Patrick Wintour, political editor, for The Guardian on Thursday 8th January 2015 01.11 UTC

Monday, 15 December 2014

#DecentJobsWeek: Too poor to be off sick | ToUChstone blog: A public policy blog from the TUC

#DecentJobsWeek: Too poor to be off sick | ToUChstone blog: A public policy blog from the TUC



15 Dec 2014, by  in Working Life
Decent Jobs WeekUntil recently all of us assumed that when we are off sick we would still be paid, whether through a sick pay scheme negotiated by a trade union, through a company sick pay policy or, in the absence of these, through statutory sick pay (SSP).