OSLO, Oct 20- The United States and European Union want the U.N. to stress the low cost of fighting climate change in a draft handbook on the issue that it is compiling, a leaked document showed on Tuesday. The United States wants the handbook to do more to show that the costs of action "will be almost insignificant relative to projected growth," the document showed.» Read More
More than a few CEOs say it's the sad reality that jobs go unfilled. Skeptics say its a smokescreen for wanting to send jobs offshore and pay less in wages.
Elon Musk's SpaceX is scheduled to launch a rocket and space capsule filled with supplies bound for the International Space Station on May 7. If the launch is successful, it will be the first time a private company, not a government agency, has accomplished such a feat.
In this Guest Blog, former CEO Carly Fiorina shares her thoughts on the announcement that several tech billionaires are going to bankroll a venture to mine asteroids writing, "thank goodness America still has visionaries who understand that we must lead in space."
The science fact is that the only way to keep progress alive, in the midst of our global economic challenges, is to approach these programs collectively.
Despite the perception about a lack of work, there are jobs that employers can’t fill. Applicants may lack training, or the jobs may not pay enough. Whatever the reason, jobs in many major sectors going unfilled.
China’s government has spent billions in recent years in building a top-notch research establishment, hoping to keep its best scientists working here and lure back those who are abroad. And the effort is beginning to pay off. The New York Times reports.
How do the best entrepreneurs manage to succeed so often and so convincingly?
If you want to see who leads innovation and why, buy a ticket to Africa or India.
Jobs just don’t last like they used to, but it’s still possible to stay with one profession over the long haul. Click to see what some of them are.
The 2012 expo will be the last for Microsoft, which begs the question — is the tech world moving too fast for a big, annual event?
Audi and MIT have teamed up to create a website that tells users how the roadways and drivers’ moods in their city compare to others nationwide and how urban planners can improve the transportation system.Index findings can tell planners which road segments to improve for the most efficient results. It can also reveal how drivers change their motoring routines when they have more information
BGI, based in China, is the world’s largest genomics research institute, with 167 DNA sequencers producing the equivalent of 2,000 human genomes a day, the New York Times reports.
Innovators question the status quo, observe like anthropologists, network for new ideas, and experiment. In short, innovators consistently act differently to think differently.
Looking for a job? Got a college degree and 20/20 eyesight? Call NASA. The space agency is putting out the help wanted sign...for astronauts.
For the first time in roughly a century — since the transition from the one-room schoolhouse to the classroom- and age-based school — a dramatic change in the basic way we structure our educational system is afoot.
CNBC.com spoke with experts in tech, human resources, and finance to determine which professions are best for workers over 40.
So how many space trips have you booked?
Many would-be innovators have misconceptions about the process of innovation itself. Here, we review some common myths of innovation and separate fiction from fact.
America is in the midst of physical decline. Decades of infrastructure neglect are eroding centuries of economic progress. Call it: The Great Regression.
A Booz & Company study found that companies whose innovation strategies are clearly aligned with their business and culture goals delivered 17-percent higher profit growth over five-year periods than those lacking such tight alignment.