Last week the Commons Select Committee for Science and Technology produced a report entitled ‘Women in Scientific Careers’, although in fact it focussed solely on academia. Its summary comments It is that
They have little brains, a dismal work rate, and pay no attention to architects' plans. Rather than looking to humans for inspiration, scientists designing robot bricklayers have learned from termites.
It's that time of year again, and as you snuggle up to your loved one, you may wonder how natural it is to only have one partner. For humans, it's tough to say if monogamous behavior is more socialization
The US is to let banks deal with marijuana shops under new guidelines being drawn up by the government The burgeoning US marijuana industry is one step closer to being embraced by corporate America, after
When New York-based research firm Ipreo was looking to expand into a new office, the company searched nation-wide for the perfect location. “The primary goal was access to talent,” says O’Hara Macken,
Who gave away the most money of any American last year? Facebook billionaire Mark Zuckerberg, 29, and wife Priscilla Chan, 28, who donated nearly $1 billion to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation.
These companies illustrate what the future of the business looks like. 1. GoPro For letting everyone in on the extreme-sports video action. Few companies have built their brand identity on the back of
More people are moving out of New Jersey than are moving in. The same is true for Illinois and New York. Those three states top the “outbound” list compiled by United Van Lines, the big St. Louis-based
People live in hopeful expectation. Most dream of big opportunities coming their way. It could be the big brand that wants to partner or the corner office job opening up, or maybe it's the call from the
What was the secret of Abraham Lincoln's success in dealing with people? Incredibly, this is not just a question that a business journalist would ask. Dale Carnegie himself--the legendary author of How
Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Innovators do not view their endeavors as a means to stock options, a promotion or retirement package. It is the vision, the big lightbulb,
Just a few weeks ago, the Federal Communications Committee threw net neutrality out the window, effectively allowing cable companies to charge different prices for different levels of access. Now the largest
Just because you have a plan doesn’t mean things can’t go wrong. In fact, there are a lot of ways they might. Here’s a run down on what they are and how to avoid them. You’ve done what you are supposed
What leadership skill do your employees, colleagues, and peers view as the most important for you to have? According Robert Kabacoff, the vice president of research at Management Research Group, a company
Innovate or die, or so the saying goes. But that’s easier said than done, even for start-ups, entrepreneurs and ambitious careerists. In some cases, countries or companies have the smarts and the people
Not every investment decision has to be made by a director or vice president. Roberto Henriquez had an intriguing idea. The 30-year-old information technology project manager thought he and his IBM colleagues
Foreigners, as well as others who happen to know people who are new to the U.S., have been using this Quora thread to share what they think makes America unique. Their answers to the question "What facts
It was designed by Frederick Law Olmstead and Calvert Vaux, who had just designed Central Park. While that park is revered around the world, Prospect Park is a considered by many landscape enthusiasts
Virgin cave systems comprise some of the last unexplored regions on our planet. Late last year, for the first time ever, a group of cavers photographed a cave in China that's so vast it even has its own
Underwater photographer Lia Barrett combines free diving, fairy tales and environmental activism. The water surrounding me had the soupy texture of liquid glass. Drifting through the halocline – where
Below the Indian Ocean’s cyan waters are iridescent, rainbow-coloured coral reefs in desperate need of saving. Eyes fixed ahead, the gardener delicately held the spiky-sharp thorn in her gloved hands.