GENEVA (Reuters) - Developing economies can jumpstart low-carbon economic growth through "clean" investment promotion policies, despite slow progress in international climate negotiations, a United Nations agency said.
( DOE/US Department of Energy ) The US Department of Energy today announced an award of up to $122 million over five years to a multidisciplinary team of scientists to establish an Energy Innovation Hub aimed at developing revolutionary methods to generate fuels directly from...
( University at Buffalo ) Apoptosis, programmed cell death, is essential to normal development, healthy immune system function, and cancer prevention. The process dramatically transforms cellular structures but the limitations of conventional microscopy methods have kept much about...
( Virginia Tech ) A Virginia Tech engineer and Tufts biologists have shown that a caterpillar's gut slides forward in advance of the surrounding tissues -- "unlike any form of legged locomotion previously reported and represents a new feature in our emerging understanding of crawling.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator John Kerry said on Thursday at a town hall meeting that chances to pass a climate bill right now are "very tough."
HOUSTON (Reuters) - BP Plc oil spill workers in the Gulf of Mexico prepared for a possible evacuation on Thursday as a brewing tropical storm threatened more delays in efforts to end the biggest environmental disaster in U.S. history.
Plex Systems, Inc., provider of the No. 1 rated manufacturing ERP software (http://www.plex.com/modules/software_areas.asp) , today announced that it has been named to Lead411's "Hottest Companies" list of leading technology companies, Midwest Region.The Hottest Companies is a new list compiled...
Just days before the expected completion of a relief well designed to permanently throttle the free-flowing crude, the government's spill chief said Wednesday that work was suspended.
Maker of?iPhones and other gadgets for global technology companies plans to charge?more to partly cover wage increases at its mammoth manufacturing compound in?China.
Federal regulators will take at least two more weeks to work out details of a proposed agreement with Intel to settle charges that the giant chipmaker violated antitrust laws.
Swedish truck maker said it?returned to profit in the second quarter from a loss a year earlier, helped by a gradual pickup in demand and improved productivity.
Heavy machinery manufacturer said its second-quarter earnings shot up 91 percent on a big increase in sales of equipment for industries like mining, infrastructure and energy.
Sharp increase comes after claims fell to their lowest level since August 2008,?but much of that drop was driven by temporary seasonal factors and not an improving job market.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Hitachi Ltd's vehicle energy unit will succeed in the crowded car battery market due to its strong track record and is close to winning new orders for its lithium-ion batteries, the head of the unit said on Thursday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Solar panel maker SunPower Corp said it would partner with Solar Ventures Srl to build three solar plants totaling 11.1 megawatts (MW) in Italy, ahead of planned incentive cuts in the country.