Unilever sheds HR dept., not all its jobs

The outsourcing world is agog with rumors that Unilever, the Anglo-Dutch consumer products multinational, may shed a major portion of its global human-resources department as a result of the HR outsourcing deal it struck ...

Proposal launched for a cleaner 2025

A diverse group of activists, politicians and businesses is proposing the United States get 25 percent of its energy from renewable sources by 2025.

Parts of kings' table found at Westminster

Sections of a medieval kings' table that was smashed by Oliver Cromwell to celebrate the end of the monarchy, have been found at the Palace of Westminster.

Large meteorite hits northern Norway

A large meteorite struck in northern Norway this week, landing with an impact an astronomer compared to the atomic bomb used at Hiroshima.

Science panel calls for greater openness

An independent advisory panel finds that inconsistent communication policy among U.S. government departments threatens the quality of scientific research.