Megan Heath

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Biotech Companies Set to Be Given Legal Right in Decisions to Ban GM Crops in EU

A new GM law being discussed in Brussels this week could grant biotech companies, like Monsanto and Syngenta, unprecedented power over decisions on …

10 Inspiring Verses to Read After a Tough Breakup

Ending a relationship is never easy. From that initial heartache that seems as though it will never end to constantly thinking about your ex, a tough …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness

Graduates hunt for ‘search fund’ success

Over wine and canapés in the Meredith Room, a small banquet hall at Harvard Business School, more than 100 students gathered this month to consider a …

Venture Capital

Arrogant MBA students are products of role modelling

I have read the following criticism about business school students and recent graduates many times: “They are arrogant.” One executive even …

Leadership

Cities fail to make the grade in the classroom

From debates about the cost of property at dinner parties in London or New York, to the social cost of shanty towns and slums in cities in developing …

Urbanization

A bad hair day can have corporate consequences, says researchers

Is your boss having a bad hair day? Then this might be the time to ask for a pay rise.<p>According to research from academics at Stanford GSB, when …

Psychology

Time for business schools to unbundle their offering

It is time for business schools to separate the education product they offer to executives. With business education being disrupted as never before, …

Innovation

Economic divide: London's growth set to outpace the rest of the country

Capital's economy forecast to expand by 15% over the next five years, accounting for almost a third of all UK growth<p>The economic gap between London and the rest of the country has been outlined by a forecast that the capital's economy will grow faster than any other region over the next five …

Google Is Thinking About Buying A Company That Makes WiFi Cameras That Record Everything In Your Home

The purchase would be through Google's subsidiary Nest, the company that makes smart thermostats and smoke detectors that Google bought for $3.2 billion a few months ago. According to The Information, Nest wants its next move to be in home security.<p>It sounds like this is hardly a done deal, and …

Home Automation

Scientists to Test Dogs and Cats for MERS Virus

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) has killed around 200 people around the world since first being discovered in 2012. Though researchers …

New York City

Nigerian defense chief says abducted girls located

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's military has located nearly 300 school girls abducted by Islamic extremists but fears using force to try to free them could get them killed, the country's chief of defense said Monday.<p>Air Marshal Alex Badeh told demonstrators supporting the much criticized military …

Simplicity Sells: Top 10 Innovations that Make Life Simpler

<i>Margaret Molloy</i> <i>is the Global CMO for strategic branding firm</i> <i>Siegel+Gale.</i> <i>Follow her at @MargaretMolloy.</i><p>We live in a world where startups and the latest technology innovation consume mainstream news coverage, where entrepreneurs and innovators are heroes, and where “new” is often confused with …

This Little-Known iOS Feature Will Change the Way We Connect

A new iOS app called FireChat is blowing up in the App Store. But it's not the app itself that's causing such a stir, it's the underlying networking …

Chipotle’s New Packaging Might Be The Most Interesting Thing You Read Today

A new project from the burrito chain and author Jonathan Safran Foer puts some intelligent musings in front of you as you stuff your face.<p>The next time you eat a burrito, it might come wrapped up in a poem or a little philosophy from a Harvard professor. Starting today, Chipotle will be rolling out …

'We know where missing girls are' says Nigeria's top military officer

Nigeria's military says it knows where the more than 200 girls abducted by Boko Haram are but it has ruled out using force to rescue them<p>Nigeria's military knows where the more than 200 girls abducted by Boko Haram are but has ruled out using force to rescue them, the state news agency quoted Chief …

Leading in Ukraine election, billionaire Petro Poroshenko declares victory

Billionaire Petro Poroshenko leads all candidates with 54% of the vote counted in Ukraine's presidential election, the Central Elections Commission reported Monday.<p>He declared victory a day earlier, following preliminary exit polls that suggested he had secured a majority of the vote.<p>His closest …