Birds shun organic seeds in favour of conventionally-grown grain when given the choice. This doesn't mean that organic foods are bad, say researchers; it's probably just that the birds find the more protein-rich conventional seed more satisfying to eat.
GALLIANO, Louisiana (Reuters) - The 11 victims of last month's deadly offshore rig explosion will be honored at a memorial service on Tuesday as BP Plc prepares for a crucial attempt to seal a blown-out well that has spewed oil into the Gulf of Mexico for five weeks.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Gulf of Mexico oil spill has seriously eroded chances for the Senate to pass a climate change bill this year, Senator Lindsey Graham said on Monday, as he also leveled new criticisms against the legislation he helped to write.
Fifty-four teams from 18 Colorado schools participated in today’s Junior Solar Sprint competitions hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
Beetle kill wood is just the latest example of the resources used to make the Research Support Facility a model for sustainability.
BOSTON (Reuters) - General Electric Co said on Monday it was tapped to sell wind turbines for what is expected to be the first freshwater wind farm in the United States, planned for Lake Erie in the American Midwest.
Ion engines could reach even further into space, as engineers use a genetic algorithm to suggest a grid design that could double lifetime expectancy
Researchers investigated the potential anti-aging benefits of a commercially available mixture marketed for relieving chronic fatigue and protecting against muscle aging. The findings in rats suggest anti-aging supplements made up of mixtures might be better than single compounds at...
Solar physicists have used STEREO data to track the path of a sun-grazing comet and have caught it crashing through the corona and chromosophere to evaporate in the photosphere.
NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander has ended operations after repeated attempts to contact the spacecraft were unsuccessful. A new image transmitted by NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter shows signs of severe ice damage to the lander's solar panels.
Ashtead Technology has provided a Schmidt concrete tester and hammer set to carry out urgent testing at a leisure development on the outskirts of London, UK.
The 10th European Gasification Conference will explore the latest developments in gasification technology, not only for power but also in the refinery and chemical industries.
In the past few years, we've pushed material innovation back into the reactor to change the backbone chemistry and create truly innovative polymers.
While natural disasters are extremely difficult to predict, all companies must develop contingency plans to help mitigate issues that arrive at unpredictable times.