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Are We Safer Yet?

July 1, 2010 1:58 pm | by SCOTT ORLOSKY | Blogs | Comments

At what point does the economic hardship of “perfect” safety outweigh the risks of inherently risky operations?


Eating the Counterfeit Elephant

July 1, 2010 1:49 pm | Articles | Comments

Slowing an industry that costs U.S. manufacturers $250 billion a year is an undertaking that must be tackled bite by bite.

On Guard Against Hazardous Openings

July 1, 2010 1:40 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Wildeck recently launched Laddergard™ safety swing gates to protect personnel at potentially dangerous openings.


Columns for Retention of Highly Polar Compounds

July 1, 2010 1:30 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Thermo Fisher's Hypersil™ GOLD HILIC column range performs hydrophilic interaction liquid chromatography.

For High-Pressure, High-Flow Applications

July 1, 2010 1:16 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Spartan Scientific presents its 4700 Series two-way, two-position, normally open or closed diaphragm-operated solenoid valves.


Glaxo Sells R & D Facility In Italy To Aptuit

July 1, 2010 8:31 am | by | News | Comments

London-based drug maker hasn't revealed financial terms for the deal but said some 500 staff at the facility in Verona will be transferred from Glaxo to Aptuit.

Agency: CO2 Growth Unchanged In 2009

July 1, 2010 8:30 am | by | News | Comments

Climate change monitor?says last year was the first since 1992 that registered no growth in global carbon dioxide emissions.

ISM: Manufacturing Slows In June(2)

July 1, 2010 8:29 am | by | News | Comments

Institute for Supply Management says its manufacturing index slowed in June, but was still at a level that suggests growth in the industrial sector.


When Are Drugs Considered Too Risky?

July 1, 2010 8:28 am | by | News | Comments

Food and Drug Administration has no firm rules for deciding when to pull a drug...

Governments face cost hurdle to halve CO2 by 2050: IEA

July 1, 2010 8:27 am | by Reuters | News | Comments

WASHINGTON/PARIS (Reuters) - Governments will have to grapple with sharply higher upfront costs to deploy clean energy technologies and halve carbon emissions by 2050, the International Energy Agency said on Thursday.

Story Tips From The Department Of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory July 2010

July 1, 2010 8:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory ) People recovering from injuries could from a gait analysis technology being developed by a team at ORNL. A National Academies Keck Futures Initiative award of $100,000 will help researchers from ORNL and State University NY to produce biofuels....

Poison Spreads: Air Turns Toxic During 'Relief Effort'

July 1, 2010 6:41 am | Videos | Comments

Further inland in the Gulf of Mexico, people are starting to complain about strange symptoms and illnesses that could be related to clean-up work.


How Much Dispersant is BP Really Using?

July 1, 2010 6:12 am | Videos | Comments

The restrictions put on BP by the EPA to substantially reduce it's dispersant usage still allowed more than 23,000 gallons to be used each day.


BASF Responds to Misleading Charges in Lawsuit

July 1, 2010 5:58 am | News | Comments

PEMEX's racketeering lawsuit filed charges that BASF purchased natural gas condensate PEMEX claims was stolen from it in Mexico by organized criminals.

Clinton: Blow Up the Well

July 1, 2010 5:52 am | Videos | Comments

Bill Clinton and other experts argue that blowing up the well would probably reduce or stop the flow of oil, and couldn't make the spill any worse.



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