Copper catalyst yields high efficiency CO2-to-fuels conversion
Scientists have developed a new electrocatalyst that can directly convert carbon dioxide into multicarbon fuels and alcohols using record-low inputs of energy. The work is the latest in a round of studies tackling the challenge of a creating a clean chemical manufacturing system that can put carbon
Driving capital to impact investing with an eye on 2030
In July, several aid groups came together to tackle what the United Nations called the biggest humanitarian crisis since the end of World War II: More than 20 million people in 10 African countries were at risk of famine. Aid groups pulled together under the umbrella of
Not lovin' it: how insecure work creates insecure lifestyles for the poorest in society
The claim that Eskimos have 50 words for snow may be apocryphal, but it neatly illustrates the truism that our vocabulary becomes more extensive and nuanced for phenomena we encounter frequently.
The bog-standard job of the 20th century was formal, full-time and permanent. Recently the lexicon for other
Newport Restaurant Group partners to launch national accreditation program for employee-owned companies
The Newport Restaurant Group announced today that it is helping to launch a national accreditation program for employee-owned companies called Certified Employee-Owned (Certified EO)
“This is a major milestone for the Newport Restaurant Group and for all employee-owned companies,” said Paul O’Reilly, President and Chief Executive Officer of
or as little as a few thousand dollars, online attackers can purchase enough personal information to perhaps alter voter registration information in as many as 35 states and the District of Columbia, according to a
Bringing the business case for sustainability to the forefront, Fortune has released its third annual Change the World list, which highlights companies who are having a positive social or environmental impact on the world through their
The Newport Restaurant Group announced today that it is helping to launch a national accreditation program for employee-owned companies called Certified Employee-Owned (Certified EO) “This is a major milestone for the Newport Restaurant Group and
Hoosier Times Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire Spencer Evening World Publishing, which publishes the Spencer Evening World, the Ellettsville Journal, Clay City News and Hoosier Topics of Cloverdale. “As a family company
Scientists have developed a new electrocatalyst that can directly convert carbon dioxide into multicarbon fuels and alcohols using record-low inputs of energy. The work is the latest in a round of studies tackling the challenge
University of Washington researchers have demonstrated for the first time that devices that run on almost zero power can transmit data across distances of up to 2.8 kilometers -- breaking a long-held barrier and potentially
New Orleans greenery post-Katrina reflects social demographics more than hurricane impact. Popular portrayals of "nature reclaiming civilization" in flood-damaged New Orleans, Louisianna, neighborhoods romanticize an urban ecology shaped by policy-driven socioecological disparities in redevelopment investment,
The claim that Eskimos have 50 words for snow may be apocryphal, but it neatly illustrates the truism that our vocabulary becomes more extensive and nuanced for phenomena we encounter frequently. The bog-standard job of
The RAND Corporation and RAND Europe have released the first-ever, state-by-state analysis (in 47 states) of the economic implications of a shift in school start times in the U.S., showing that a nationwide move to
A decade on from the global financial crisis, we risk ignoring a much more obvious crisis slowly unfolding on a continent just 14 kilometres from Europe: Africa’s population is set to double by 2050. This
Tulane University researchers have developed a new drug that is effective against non-severe cases of malaria, according to results from an FDA-supervised clinical trial published online in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. The results are significant
Researchers at the Institute of Molecular Biology (IMB) in Mainz have made a breakthrough in understanding the origin of the ageing process. They have identified that genes belonging to a process called autophagy – one
In July, several aid groups came together to tackle what the United Nations called the biggest humanitarian crisis since the end of World War II: More than 20 million people in 10 African countries were
Rising demand for socially responsible and purpose-driven finance has resulted in new ways of putting capital to work the world over. In the past decade, what is now known as “impact investing” has challenged the long-held
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Sad, but not surprising. Only six percent of Americans could pass a quiz about a broad range of financial decisions they’ll most likely need to make. This despite the fact that nearly half of Americans
With millions of Americans being underfunded for retirement, many employers are increasingly taking an active role to help their employees get on track to reach their long-term financial goals. Employers are becoming increasingly concerned about
Job openings in the U.S. reached a record high in June. While this is good news for employees searching for new jobs, it’s bad news for companies. Hiring has been difficult and more competitive for companies in
Rescuers combed through rubble Tuesday after a powerful earthquake killed scores and collapsed buildings in Mexico City and surrounding states on the anniversary of a devastating earthquake decades ago.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian stocks were mostly steady on Wednesday after Wall Street again rose to record highs, although movements were limited as a wait-and-see mood prevailed before the Federal Reserve reveals its monetary policy stance later in the day.
(Reuters) - U.S. wireless carrier T-Mobile US Inc is exploring taking over rival Sprint Corp in an all-stock deal, after SoftBank Group Corp offered to give up its majority ownership of Sprint, a person familiar with the matter said.
(Reuters) - Package delivery company FedEx Corp said on Tuesday a June cyber attack on its Dutch unit slashed $300 million from its quarterly profit, and the company lowered its full-year earnings forecast.
(Reuters) - Toys 'R' Us Inc got court permission on Tuesday to borrow more than $2 billion to start paying suppliers so it can stock up on items like Lego building blocks and Barbie dolls for the holiday season, a day after it filed for bankruptcy.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Allstate Corp's Chief Executive Officer Tom Wilson on Tuesday called on U.S. lawmakers to overhaul a government subsidized flood insurance program, calling for a more streamlined...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A consumer watchdog agency could have levied $10 billion in penalties against Wells Fargo & Co last year for opening unauthorized customer accounts, but settled for a fraction...
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A San Diego children's hospital unveiled a collection of remote controlled luxury mini cars on Tuesday that allow its young patients to 'drive' themselves to the operating room.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration and top U.S. Senate Republicans pushed on Tuesday for action on a bill to dismantle Obamacare, but time was running out and they were still hunting for the votes needed to pass their latest attempt to gut the 2010 healthcare law.
LONDON (Reuters) - Bristol-Myers Squibb's immunotherapy drug Opdivo has been recommended for some patients with lung cancer by Britain's healthcare cost watchdog NICE after the drugmaker agreed a discounted price.