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NASA's IBEX observations pin down interstellar magnetic field

For the recent study, such observations were used to seed simulations of the ribbon's origin. Not only do these simulations correctly predict the …

The solution to feeding the world's growing population doesn't require any sunlight or soil

According to Philips, the answer may be indoor farms that grow plants with LEDs. The company has recently opened its GrowWise City indoor farm in the Netherlands, and the facility has the potential to revolutionize the way we cultivate food, and maybe even solve world hunger issues.<p>At the …

The UK Has More Offshore Wind Turbines Than The Rest Of The World Combined — And Another £21 Billion Are Planned

The report, "UK Offshore Wind: Opportunities for trade and investment," says the UK is the best location on earth for the green energy source. There's 5.5GW worth already set up or soon to arrive, and the new project "represents the largest expansion in any class of renewable energy technology," …

Three Challenges Europe Faces In Becoming A Competitive Big Data Market

Europe needs to Think Bigger in terms of Big Data to create a competitive Big Data market that will drive innovation and business growth within …

7 Psychological Tricks For Winning A Negotiation

This kind of thinking can mean the negotiation is lost before the salesperson has even started to prepare for it. The first war to be won is the battle inside the salesperson against defeatist thoughts. By becoming clear on desired outcomes, he or she has the greatest chance at negotiation success …

Climbing the curve quickly in petrochemicals

Consumption takes off fast in emerging markets. One reason? Plastics.<p>In emerging markets, rapid growth often begins when consumer incomes reach a …

Can bioenergy replace coal?

Europe wants 27 percent of its energy to come from renewable sources by 2030. Bioenergy has the potential to help the continent reach that goal, but …

Rethinking the role of the strategist

Strategic planning has been under assault for years. But good strategy is more important than ever. What does that mean for the strategist?<p><b>Many</b> …

A digital prescription for pharma companies

Pharmaceutical and medical-device companies have been slow to adopt digitization. Here are five reasons they should get moving.<p><b>The US healthcare</b> …

Health Care Needs Less Innovation and More Imitation

Health care is infatuated with innovation. We’re awash in innovation conferences, organizations proclaiming innovation as a core value, newly minted Chief Innovation Officers, prizes for best innovation. We think innovation is great, but there’s a downside. When organizations overemphasize …

Renewable energy v fossil fuel: how the states stack up

Australia news,Environment,Renewable energy,Solar power,Climate change,South Australia,Victoria,New South Wales,Tasmania,Queensland,Northern Territory,Australian Capital Territory (ACT),Energy<p>Climate Council report ranks Australian states by their emissions, renewable energy production, and …

Major Wind Acquisition Makes SunEdison World's Largest Renewable Energy Developer

SunEdison, the St. Louis, MO-based solar power juggernaut, said today that it would acquire First Wind, one of the largest wind power developers in the United States, for $2.4 billion.<p>The acquisition of First Wind, which is based in Boston, MA, will make SunEdison the leading renewable energy …

Training Tips: Trail Running

Adventure<p>Five Tips From Champion Ultrarunner Michael Wardian<p><b>Next: "Barefoot" Running Tips >></b><p>Runner <b>Michael Wardian</b> is a master of both road and trail running, with more than 150 marathons, 60 ultramarathons, and 20 triathlons under his belt. He has been the leading member of the U.S. 100K world …

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

Adventure<p>These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

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5 Exercises for a Stronger Core

Build stamina and reduce injuries by devoting a few minutes each day to this simple workout routine<p>Athletes everywhere seek the ideal body of firm …

The #1 Workout To Get You Ready For Ironman | Triathlete

Gordo Byrn, the founder of Endurance Corner and author of <i>Going Long,</i> uses what he calls Big Day Training (BDT) as a checkpoint for his athletes …

Ultimate Adventure Travel Bucket List

From Kauai to Kenya, discover your inner explorer with these once-in-a-lifetime adventures.<p>Getting to the chinstrap penguin colony along the …

A brighter future: five ideas for solar energy - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: Tomorrow Transformed explores innovative approaches and opportunities available in business and society through technology.</i><p><i>Viewing this on a mobile device? Click here for mobile version.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- The energy needs of the world could all, in principle, be fulfilled by one single source …

Energy Efficiency: The Secret Revolution

Michael Liebreich, chairman of Bloomberg New Energy Finance’s advisory board, notes that the U.S. fracking revolution and the consequent 2004–13 rise …

Two Forces Moving Business Closer to Climate Action

This week, CEOs and world leaders met at the UN to talk climate. In the run-up to these high-level talks, many companies and some relatively new voices from the business community have been sounding both the alarm and the rallying cry for action. At the same time, the cost of renewable energy has …

Healthcare’s digital future

Insights from our international survey can help healthcare organizations plan their next moves in the journey toward full digitization.<p><b>The adoption</b> …

Biopharma in the coming era of ‘connected health’

Disruptive technologies are already reshaping the industry. Here’s how executives can meet the resulting challenges.<p><b>Big data, social media, and</b> …

Agile data warehousing casts business light on dark process

Senior News Writer<p>Follow:<p>An unfortunate part of data warehousing is this: There are lots of disappointments. CEOs and other business …

Agile business intelligence speeds BI development at Union Bank

Ryan Fenner, an enterprise data solutions architect at MUFG Union Bank, gave a presentation at the 2014 TDWI Executive Summit in Boston, where he …

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Training advice - The Running Bug

5 ways to get the most out of BI and big data

Companies like Amazon have demonstrated to the world how to successfully leverage corporate knowledge.<p>Amazon integrates consumer information to …