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Auto recalls hurt rival brands, too

Note to auto executives: Don’t gloat too much over your competitors’ recall situation. Chances are good it will be hurting your bottom line as...

Women entrepreneurs have limited chances to lead their new businesses

Women who start new businesses with men have limited opportunities to move into leadership roles, according to sociologists at the University of North Carolina...

Neuromarketing: a whole lot of fluff?

The camera pans across a dimly lit swamp. It picks up a bullfrog letting out a deep, loud “BUD”. Another frog joins in with...

Algorithm improves the efficiency of small wind turbines

Small wind turbines tend to be located in areas where wind conditions are more unfavourable. "The control systems of current wind turbines are not...

Rust Belt gentrification and how it hurts the poor

When you think of the Rust Belt, glossy neighborhoods with rocketing rents may not be the first images to jump to mind. But gentrification —...

US power plant emissions down

Power plants that use natural gas and a new technology to squeeze more energy from the fuel release far less of the greenhouse gas...

CEOs tend to overstay their welcome, new study finds

The longer CEOs stay in power—and a new study suggests most of them exceed the optimal tenure length by about three years—the likelier those...
Clean machine?

Change in geometry improves aerodynamics of cars, trucks, planes

Kids and dogs understand the force of air, when they stick their hands and heads out of moving cars only to feel them pushed...

No plan B if smartphone metal supply dries up

Many of the metals needed to feed the surging global demand for high-tech products, from smart phones to solar panels, cannot be replaced, leaving...

Kitty Litter: Potential New Use for Spent Corn Grains

Kitty litter that's nearly 100 percent biodegradable can be made by processing spent grains left over from corn ethanol production. U.S. Department of Agriculture...

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