Archive: 21/08/2017

GE's Immelt among finalists in Uber CEO search

Former General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt is among the finalists being considered to run ride-hailing company Uber, but there's no clear consensus among its board about a front-runner, two people briefed on the search said ...

dateAug 21, 2017 in Business
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Clean energy scores a small victory

Government scientists worried that their long-in-the-works assessment of climate change would be suppressed. The concern hardly rates as overwrought. Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, says he ...

dateAug 21, 2017 in Environment
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Virus reprograms ocean plankton

A virus which infects ocean plankton can reprogramme cells and change the way they absorb nutrients - potentially changing how carbon is stored in the ocean, new research shows.

dateAug 21, 2017 in Earth Sciences
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