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Economic Terrorism

May 27, 2010 7:55 am | by MIKE COLLINS, Author, Saving American Manufacturing | Blogs | Comments

Counterfeiting in China is spiraling out of control. More than 8 percent of China's GDP is generated by counterfeited products, and up to 20 percent of well-known brands for sale in China are fake.

Increasing Manufacturing Jobs through Clean Energy

May 27, 2010 7:18 am | by AMANDA EARING, News Editor, Manufacturing.net | Articles | Comments

U.S. lawmakers have been working to assist manufacturers in diversifying into the clean energy sector, introducing a bill called the Investments for Manufacturing Progress and Clean Technology Act.

Ethanol Could Replace Diesel

May 27, 2010 7:12 am | Videos | Comments

POET CEO Jeff Broin talks about the infrastructure changes necessary for increased levels of ethanol in automobile fuel, and an engine that could use ethanol instead of diesel.

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DOE Uses RFID for Nuclear Material Management

May 27, 2010 6:49 am | Videos | Comments

How the Department of Energy is using RFID technology for the secure transport, storage and management of nuclear materials.

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Oil Inspectors Took Bribes, Did Drugs

May 27, 2010 6:34 am | Videos | Comments

A report claims that inspectors from the Minerals Management Service (MMS) took bribes and were under the influence of drugs on the job.

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Top Kill Update

May 27, 2010 6:14 am | Videos | Comments

Video of the ruptured well taken six hours after the top kill attempt started shows oil is still flowing.

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Roche & #039;s Newly Launched Next-Generation DNA Sequencer Opens Innovation in Genomic Research to Broad Scientific Community

May 26, 2010 10:25 pm | by Roche | News | Comments

Roche announced today the global launch of the GS Junior System, the company’s new benchtop next-generation DNA sequencing platform for life science research. The GS Junior System, developed by 454 Life Sciences, a Roche company, provides an integrated sequencing and bioinformatics...

Up from the deep sea: a nightmare for Obama

May 26, 2010 9:28 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Up from the briny deep of the Gulf of Mexico came a nightmare for President Barack Obama.

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U.S. to suspend Arctic drilling: Alaska senator

May 26, 2010 9:27 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration plans to announce on Thursday a suspension of offshore oil drilling in the Arctic until 2011 as a result of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, an Alaska senator said.

BP says 24 hours will tell if oil leak plug works

May 26, 2010 6:27 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

HOUSTON (Reuters) - BP Plc's chief executive said a difficult deep-sea operation to plug a gushing oil well was proceeding as planned on Wednesday and the next 24 hours will determine the energy giant's success in stanching the leak deep on the Gulf of Mexico floor.

"Whole series of failures" led to oil spill: BP CEO

May 26, 2010 6:27 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

MIAMI (Reuters) - BP Chief Executive Tony Hayward said on Wednesday a "whole series of failures" led to the blowout of BP's deepwater well and the catastrophic spill of crude oil into the Gulf of Mexico.

U.S. farm group sees gains from deforestation halt

May 26, 2010 5:27 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Stopping global deforestation would boost U.S. agricultural revenue by $190 billion to $270 billion through 2030 by cutting unfair competition, a U.S. farm group and a nonprofit focused on climate change argued on Wednesday.

Nissan: electric cars could shed government aid in 4 years

May 26, 2010 1:24 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

SMYRNA, Tennessee (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co and alliance partner Renault could market electric vehicles without government incentives within four years as global sales reach 500,000 to 1 million vehicles per year, executives said on Wednesday.

NASA's Swift Survey Finds 'smoking Gun' Of Black Hole Activation

May 26, 2010 1:24 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center ) Data from an ongoing survey by NASA's Swift satellite have helped astronomers solve a decades-long mystery about why a small percentage of black holes emit vast amounts of energy.

Advances Made In Walking, Running Robots

May 26, 2010 1:24 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Oregon State University ) Researchers at Oregon State University have made an important fundamental advance in robotics, in work that should lead toward robots that not only can walk and run effectively, but use little energy in the process. By achieving an optimal approach with...

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