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  • Who Do You Think You Are?

    Who Do You Think You Are?0

    The issue with workplace personality tests. Employers recognise that work performance can’t be predicted perfectly by formal qualifications, references and interviews. Job candidates may have sheaves of diplomas, incandescent recommendations, a charming demeanour and a firm handshake but still turn out to be poor performers. Could these costly recruitment errors be averted? One missing ingredient

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  • The Right Genes Can Keep You Warm

    The Right Genes Can Keep You Warm0

    The secret to Siberian survival. Perhaps with global warming, we won’t have to worry about surviving cold climates. Meanwhile, people still live in places like Siberia, where temperatures can run a winter average of -25 degrees C. How do they survive? A Cambridge University team has found that the answer lies in specific genes. Alexia

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  • A Plant That’s Forever Young

    A Plant That’s Forever Young0

    In the search for energy alternatives to fossil fuels like oil and coal, researchers and governments are turning to biomass. Energy from plant matter could be less polluting and more sustainable than fossil fuels, but only if you could grow enough. Now, if a plant stayed young forever, it would just grow and grow, and

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