The first published scientific results from the world's most powerful hard X-ray laser show its unique ability to control the behaviors of individual electrons within simple atoms and molecules by stripping them away, one by one -- in some cases creating hollow atoms.
Researchers have developed a more efficient technique for producing biofuels from woody plants that significantly reduces the waste that results from conventional biofuel production techniques. The technique is a significant step toward creating a commercially viable new source of...
PLAYA BAGDAD, Mexico (Reuters) - Alex strengthened into a Category 2 hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday and was due to hit the Mexican coast in a few hours, but it stayed clear of oil fields to the relief of crude markets.
Hurricane Alex disrupted cleanup efforts from the Gulf oil spill while a senior U.S. official said a relief well intended to plug BP's deep-sea well remained weeks from completion.
GEORGETOWN (Reuters) - Guyana's indigenous people are accusing the government of snatching their traditional land through poor demarcation as the authorities try to benefit from a U.N. program to preserve the country's rainforests.
Ed Moses, Director for the National Ignition Facility (NIF), describes NIF's plan to use lasers and salt to generate gigawatts of waste-free energy from heavy water.
A planet about eight times the mass of Jupiter has been confirmed to orbit a sun-like star that's some 300 times farther from its own star than Earth is from its sun. The newly confirmed planet is the least massive planet known to orbit at such a great distance from its host star.
Strong Attendance Expected at Canada's Major Manufacturing Event as Manufacturing Sales Continue to RiseJune 30, 2010 12:25 pm | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | News | Comments
Toronto, Canada, June 28, 2010 — With a steady increase in manufacturing sales eight out of the last 10 months and a predicted upward trend, Canadian manufacturers are gearing up for better times ahead.
Federal judge tossed out age discrimination lawsuit against Boeing and Spirit AeroSystems filed in wake of Boeing's 2005 sale of commercial airplane operations in Kansas and Oklahoma.
Government's highway safety agency wants a scientific panel to help it learn whether electronics are to blame for vehicles suddenly accelerating in aftermath of Toyota's massive recalls.
Maker of skid-steer loaders says move is due to an increased demand for products and the transition of production to Gwinner, N.D., after closing its plant in Bismarck in December.
Company said it completed its purchase of SCA Packaging for about $200 million in deal to strengthen its industrial packaging business in China.
In key ruling over a long-running dispute, the World Trade Organization ruled that European governments gave planemaker Airbus illegal subsidies in its battle with U.S. rival Boeing.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Power Authority on Wednesday said it would apply with federal regulators for a lease to build one of the nation's first offshore wind power projects in the Atlantic Ocean, off Long Island.
( US Pharmacopeia ) New standards for food ingredients such as a designer salt substitute that is sodium free and a revised standard for glycerin to include new tests to help guard against adulteration are among the latest proposed updates to the Food Chemicals Codex, an...