( US Department of Homeland Security - Science and Technology ) While no terrorist has managed to deploy a dirty bomb, the same cannot be said of chemical agents. In a series of tests still underway researchers are using lasers to scrub surfaces clean of sulfur mustard gas and VX, a...
( University of Michigan ) Despite the distraction potential of laptops in college classrooms, new research shows that they can actually increase students' engagement, attentiveness, participation and learning.
Software has reassembled an image cut into 400 squares in just 3 minutes – the algorithm could help improve commercial image editing software
A worker at Foxconn Technology Group, which makes iPhones and iPads, jumped to his death Friday — the ninth suicide this year.
Natural disasters remind us that some things are out of our control, but there is a lot to gain from being prepared for the worst.
Four women who blog about consumer products talked diapers with Procter & Gamble officials and advisers as the company tries to counter fast-spreading online criticism.
Maker of snowmobiles, ATVs and Victory motorcycles will shut down its parts plant in Osceola, Wisc., as it moves many of the operations to a new facility in Mexico.
Embattled semiconductor production equipment maker FOI Corp. filed for bankruptcy proceedings in Japan after piling up liabilities totaling around $104 million.
Worker at Foxconn Technology Group, which makes iPhones and iPads, jumped to his death -- the ninth suicide this year at world's largest contract maker of electronics.
Company is offering $1.25 billion for Visteon's automotive interiors and electronics business, saying the acquisition would expand its presence in China.
Heads of Tesla Motors and Toyota announced partnership to develop and build electric cars at the recently shuttered...
LONDON (Reuters) - Possible cuts to an offshore wind port fund by Britain's new coalition government may jeopardize hundreds of millions of pounds of UK manufacturing investment, turbine maker General Electric said on Friday.
( Springer ) Starting in January 2011 Springer will publish the Journal of The American Society for Mass Spectrometry, the society's official journal, which was previously published by Elsevier. Appearing monthly, the journal is devoted to the publication of research papers covering...
It took researchers at Synthetic Genomics 15 years to create the M. mycoides genome, the largest chemically defined structure ever synthesized in the laboratory.