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Obama seeks more nuclear loan guarantees

January 29, 2010 7:29 am | by Reuters | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama plans to propose a tripling of government loan guarantees for new nuclear reactors to more than $54 billion, an administration official said on Friday, a move sure to win over some Republican lawmakers who want more nuclear power to be part of...

R.I.P., 3-1-1

January 29, 2010 7:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( US Department of Homeland Security - Science and Technology ) Remember 2005, when you could still board a plane with shampoo in your bag, toothpaste in your purse, a can of soda in your hand? Do those fluid memories hurt right down to your denture cream?

Advances in cancer detection research by Virginia Tech engineer featured in British magazine

January 29, 2010 7:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Virginia Tech ) An assistant professor of biomedical engineering at Virginia Tech helped engineer microsystems for the detection of water-borne pathogens using a technique called dielectrophoresis, which separates and identifies cells and microparticles suspended in a medium based...

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Virtual USA

January 29, 2010 7:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( US Department of Homeland Security - Science and Technology ) Natural disasters -- like toddlers with crayons -- leave a mess all over the map, spilling across federal, state, and local lines. To clean up, different agencies and jurisdictions must come together and share what they know.

German biodiesel plants face closure on low sales

January 29, 2010 6:26 am | by Reuters | News | Comments

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's biodiesel industry expects to operate at around 50 percent of capacity in 2010 as taxes are making the green fuel too expensive for motorists, a biofuels industry leader said on Friday.

Obama: Nuclear Power Part of our Energy Future

January 29, 2010 6:24 am | News | Comments

A nuclear revival seems imminent, and not just because the president says so - the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory commission has received applications to build 26 new reactors and has a few more pending.

Geitner Touts Tax Incentives for Green Manufacturers

January 29, 2010 6:18 am | News | Comments

Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner announced an additional $5 billion in tax credits for manufacturers that produce energy-efficient products. 

Injured Brothers Settle Paper Mill Blast Lawsuit

January 29, 2010 6:08 am | by HOLBROOK MOHR, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

Two brothers injured in when a 12-story recovery boiler blew up at an International Paper Co. mill in Mississippi have agreed to settle their federal lawsuit.

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Refinery to Use Advanced Emission Controls

January 29, 2010 5:58 am | News | Comments

North West Upgrading's heavy oil refining technology will be used to increase the purity and reduce the volume of carbon dioxide produced during the refinement process at Canadian Natural Resources' new plant.

Investigators: Three Accidents at DuPont Plant Were Unrelated

January 29, 2010 5:37 am | News | Comments

Three recent chemical leaks at a DuPont plant, one of which killed a worker, don't appear to be related, according to federal investigators.

IT — A Love-Hate Relationship

January 29, 2010 5:32 am | by JEFF REINKE, Editorial Director, Chem.Info | Blogs | Comments

It’s easy to complain about downtime associated with scheduled IT overhauls and upgrades, but try to remember how life would be without them, and maybe take an extra moment to appreciate your tech.

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China's green tech revolution

January 29, 2010 5:28 am | by Reuters | News | Comments

By Leonora Walet, Asia Green Investment Correspondent - Analysis

Natural gas supplies could be augmented with methane hydrate

January 29, 2010 5:27 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( National Academy of Sciences ) Naturally occurring methane hydrate may represent an enormous source of methane, the main component of natural gas, and could ultimately augment conventional natural gas supplies.

DuPont Danisco Opens Cellulosic Ethanol Demonstration Plant

January 29, 2010 5:06 am | by JIM LANE, Biofuels Digest | Product Releases | Comments

DuPont Danisco's demonstration plant is producing over 85 gallons of ethanol per ton of feedstock, using both agricultural waste and bioenergy crops.

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Detect Metal During Vertical Fall

January 29, 2010 4:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Fortress Phantom Gravity Metal Detector is designed for inline inspection of dry, powder or granular products that can be gravity fed through a pipe from a processing machine.

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