A biomass-powered robot with a digestive system shows it can operate for a week without human help, by feeding, watering and cleansing itself
Put seawater and fresh water together and electricity flows – now schemes to do it on an industrial scale are beginning to show promise
An international team has sequenced the genome of the common split gill mushroom, Schizophyllum commune, a widely distributed fungus which grows on and decomposes wood. It is this ability which scientists have exploited to improve the tonal qualities of wood used to make violins.
(Reuters) - Honda Motor Co is working on a hybrid car that can be recharged at home and an all-electric vehicle, both for release in about three years, the Nikkei business daily reported.
( University of Tennessee at Knoxville ) Researchers at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, have found that nanoparticles in ivy may protect skin from UV radiation at least four times better than the metal-based sunblocks found on store shelves today.
Like overheating the engine in your car, the loss of cooling capability from industrial cooling towers during hot summer months can result in a number of serious consequential systemic problems.
( Oregon State University ) Physicists in the United States and Germany have discovered a way to use a gallium arsenide nanodevice as a signal processor at "terahertz" speeds, the first time it's been used for this purpose and an important step forward in the new world of optical...
Wilden has launched its Saniflo™ Hygienic Series surge dampeners to effectively suppress pulsations associated with reciprocating pumps, thus prolonging equipment life.
Air Products and Chemicals Inc. said Monday it plans to open an office in Abu Dhabi to expand its business presence in the Middle East.Air Products, which manufactures specialty gasses and materials, also said it will create a subsidiary called Air Products Gulf Gas LLC through a joint venture....
UltraTech recently unveiled its Ultra-Rack sump with direct forklift access to wooden pallets as the sump unit stays positioned in the rack when removing pallet and drums.
HOUSTON/LONDON (Reuters) - Shares of energy giant BP Plc dropped on Monday amid concerns about seepage at its capped Gulf of Mexico oil well as speculation grew about assets the company may sell to pay the multibillion-dollar costs for the spill.
Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) announced today that its Australian subsidiaries signed a Heads of Agreement (HOA) with Korea Gas Corporation (KOGAS) for the delivery of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Chevron-operated Wheatstone natural gas project in Australia.
( Worcester Polytechnic Institute ) Worcester Polytechnic Institute, a leader in the development of technology for precisely locating, tracking, and monitoring first responders inside buildings, will host the fifth annual Workshop on Precision Indoor Personnel Location and Tracking...
President will call on Republican lawmakers to stop blocking an extension of unemployment benefits as the Senate prepares to take up the issue again this week.
PPG Industries Inc. said Monday it received a $1.2 million contract from BAE Systems Inc. to make special transparent shields that protect gunners on U.S. Marine Corps tactical vehicles.The transparencies are being made at PPG's facility in Sylmar, and the company has started delivering them to...