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EPA: Most Texas Refineries Break Clean Air Act

May 26, 2010 8:27 am | News | Comments

The EPA will stop Texas from issuing operating permits to refineries that violate the Clean Air Act.

Study: Major Hurricane Could Devastate Houston

May 26, 2010 8:27 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Rice University ) With the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season less than a week away, a new report from experts at several Texas universities is warning that a major hurricane could devastate the Houston/Galveston region. A report issued today by the Rice University-based Severe Storm...

New Technology Will Make Election Voting More Efficient

May 26, 2010 8:25 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council ) Did you stay up all night to hear your local result during the recent election? Time-consuming manual vote-counts and ballot boxes could soon be consigned to the history books, thanks to innovative new secure voting technology.


Powe Award Supports Development Of Nanocomposites To Monitor Wind Turbine Blade Structure

May 26, 2010 8:25 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Virginia Tech ) Wind turbine blades enjoy a steady wind but can be damaged by gust-induced vibrations. The researcher proposes to create tiny sensor patches that can be selectively placed in key locations where it is anticipated that damage will start. The patches are made of the...

Maintenance Worker Dies at OK Lime Plant

May 26, 2010 8:21 am | News | Comments

A maintenance worker died when a vacuum rolling grinder he was working on unexpectedly turned on.

All Biofuels Are Not Equal

May 26, 2010 8:05 am | Blogs | Comments

Scientists want to correct a perception that all biofuels and bioenergy are equally good for the environment and are all lower in carbon emissions than fossil fuels.


Choosing a Process Auomation System

May 26, 2010 7:54 am | Articles | Comments

Green Planet Farms’ Nebraska facility needed a process automation system to manage more than 100 batch and continuous process phases.

Astronomers Discover New Star-forming Regions In Milky Way

May 26, 2010 7:27 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( National Radio Astronomy Observatory ) Newly-discovered star-forming regions are revealing new view of Milky Way's structure and promise new clues about the Galaxy's chemical composition


Prehistoric birds were poor flyers, research shows

May 26, 2010 7:26 am | by Science Daily | News | Comments

The evolution of flight took longer than previously thought with the ancestors of modern birds "rubbish" at flying, if they flew at all, according to scientists.

Swarming locusts need larger brains

May 26, 2010 7:26 am | by Science Daily | News | Comments

One of the most devastating events in the insect world -- the locust swarm -- has extraordinary effects on the insect's brains, scientists have discovered.

Wireless Patients

May 26, 2010 7:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Inderscience Publishers ) A wireless monitoring system for people with debilitating conditions such as Parkinson's disease or chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder could allow health-care workers to assess a patient's health and the development of their disease without hindering...

Could humans be infected by 'computer viruses?'

May 26, 2010 7:24 am | by Science Daily | News | Comments

A scientist at the University of Reading has become the first person in the world to be infected by a computer virus. He contaminated a computer chip which had been inserted into his hand as part of research into human enhancement and the potential risks of implantable devices.

High Flow Direct Mount Valve

May 26, 2010 7:22 am | Product Releases | Comments

Parker Fluid Control Division’s high flow direct mount NAMUR solenoid valve features flow rates from 1.2 to 3.0 Cv.

Single Component Snap Cure Epoxy

May 26, 2010 7:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

Master Bond EP17HT-3 is a one part epoxy that sets up in 20 to 30 seconds and snap cures in 2 to 3 minutes.

Survey Finds Strong Auto Brand Loyoalty

May 26, 2010 6:26 am | by | News | Comments

Consumer Reports magazine survey found that 73 percent of car owners will likely stay loyal to the brand they now drive when they shop for a new vehicle.


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