The epic search for oldest ice in Antarctica

On 1st June 2019, the European Beyond EPICA Oldest Ice Core project started with the aim of drilling for and recovering ice from up to 1.5 million years ago in Antarctica. The previous EPICA project recovered ice from 800,000 ...

Sony says former CEO Kazuo Hirai to leave firm

Sony chairman Kazuo Hirai, who led a major and successful overhaul at the Japanese electronics giant, announced Thursday he would be leaving the firm after 35 years.

British investigators drop probes on Rolls-Royce, GSK

Britain's Serious Fraud Office on Friday dropped major investigations into engineering firm Rolls-Royce and pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline in a move condemned by anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International.

Feedback-seeking CEOs boost firm performance

For chief executive officers who want to boost their company's bottom line, it pays to be humble. In fact, something as simple as seeking feedback from those who work closely with the CEO has important payoffs.

Executive diversity—a powerful predictor of stock returns

A new paper from Tilburg University, 'Diversity Investing', provides more evidence supporting the case for diverse executive teams. Between 2002 and 2014, US firms whose management teams were more diverse, in terms of personal ...

NASA image: Fires in Southeastern Australia

The fires superimposed on the satellite image of southeastern Australia designated by red spots may be indicative of "planned burns" by the Victoria region. This map: http://www.depi.vic.gov.au/fire-and-emergencies/planned-burns/planned-burns-now-and-next-10-days ...

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