A parent who refused to contemplate failure on the part of a child  may condemn that child to a lifetime of not feeling good enough.

A man involved in promoting positive thinking told me once that, “you must never contemplate the possibility of failure”. I was impressed as it sounde(...)

Sir Paul Nurse speaking after being awarded the inaugural George Sigerson award for ‘inspiring aspiring’ scientists by UCD Biological Society. Photograph: Aoife O’Sullivan

It’s not every day you meet a Nobel prizewinner, and members of UCD Biological Society were clearly excited to have English geneticist and cell biolog(...)

The volunteers in the study were all involved in high-frequency trading. Photograph: Bloomberg

Sensitivity to “gut feelings” is a strong predictor of success in financial trading, according to research led by Cambridge university. The study of(...)

Pro-Brexit flags fly from a fishing boat moored in Ramsgate on June 13th, 2016. Photograph: Chris J Ratcliffe/AFP/Getty Images

“Leave” campaigners for a Brexit from the European Union were condemned as “shameful and cowardly” by the “Remain” camp on Monday after they used the (...)