"We know where most of the creativity, the innovation, the stuff that drives productivity lies--in the minds of those closest to the work. It's been there in front of our noses all along while we've been running around chasing robots and reading books on how to become Japanese--or at least manage like them."
—John F. Welch
- Genetics of white tigers pinpointed Thu, 23 May 2013 16:23:12 GMT
- Chinese scientists trace the rare white colouration in Bengal tigers to a single change in a gene that affects a host of animals, including humans.
- Neuron growth 'cuts memory space' Sat, 25 May 2013 02:11:56 GMT
- The reason we struggle to recall memories from our early childhood is down to high levels of neuron production during the first years of life, say Canadian researchers.
- Some statins 'raise diabetes risk' Fri, 24 May 2013 06:44:51 GMT
- Some drugs taken to protect the heart may increase the risk of developing Type-2 diabetes, according to researchers in Canada.
- Froch wins to retain IBF world title Sat, 25 May 2013 23:24:17 GMT
- Carl Froch retains his world IBF super-middleweight title as he claims a thrilling points win against Mikkel Kessler.
- Root ton delights Headingley crowd Sat, 25 May 2013 18:27:03 GMT
- Joe Root hits a maiden Test century as England reach 337-7 against New Zealand on day two of the second Test.
- The uneven charm of Rome's cobblestones Thu, 23 May 2013 23:43:52 GMT
- Alan Johnston reports on the stories behind the cobblestones in Italy's capital.
- 10 things we didn't know last week Fri, 24 May 2013 15:11:37 GMT
- Snippets from the week's news, sliced, diced and processed for your convenience.
- Africa marks 'great leap forward' Sat, 25 May 2013 19:45:55 GMT
- Ethiopia's prime minister opens a ceremony of Africa's 54 leaders celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Organisation of African Unity.
- Deaths in Philippines militant clash Sat, 25 May 2013 15:13:26 GMT
- At least seven marines and five militants are killed as troops tackle Abu Sayyaf militants in the southern Philippines, the military says.
- Ukraine stages first gay pride march Sat, 25 May 2013 13:46:53 GMT
- About 100 activists stage Ukraine's first gay pride march in the capital Kiev, describing the event as a "historic" day.
- Ecuador president starts third term Fri, 24 May 2013 17:53:52 GMT
- Ecuador's President, Rafael Correa, is sworn into office for an unprecedented third term in the capital, Quito.
- 'Poor response' to Iraq abuse claims Fri, 24 May 2013 16:16:18 GMT
- The UK government's response to claims that British troops abused and unlawfully killed civilians in Iraq is inadequate, the High Court rules, but it stops short of ordering a public inquiry.
- Bridge collapses after US rail crash Sat, 25 May 2013 14:12:45 GMT
- Two goods trains collide in the US state of Missouri, bringing down a road bridge and leaving seven people injured.
- More arrests in Woolwich inquiry Sun, 26 May 2013 04:33:56 GMT
- Three men are arrested in south-east London in connection with the murder of Drummer Lee Rigby near Woolwich barracks on Wednesday.
- Extremism taskforce after Woolwich Sat, 25 May 2013 21:18:18 GMT
- David Cameron is to set up a taskforce to "look again" at the government's strategy for dealing with extremism and radicalisation in the wake of the killing of a soldier in Woolwich.