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Outlook Gloomy At Farnborough Air Show

July 16, 2010 11:26 am | by | News | Comments

Slow global economic recovery and sharp cuts to national defense budgets are expected to blow a chill wind through the Farnborough International Airshow next week.

EU carbon rebounds from 3-month low, closes up 2 percent

July 16, 2010 11:25 am | by Reuters | News | Comments

LONDON (Reuters) - European Union carbon permit prices closed up over 2 percent on Friday rising 5 percent from a three-month low hit on Wednesday, but still ending a volatile week, fueled by speculative selling, lower.

Old theory of phytoplankton growth overturned, raise concerns for ocean productivity

July 16, 2010 11:25 am | by Science Daily | News | Comments

A new study concludes that an old, fundamental and widely accepted theory of how and why phytoplankton bloom in the oceans is incorrect. The findings challenge more than 50 years of conventional wisdom about the growth of phytoplankton, which are the ultimate basis for almost all ocean...


Va makes pitch for offshore winds project

July 16, 2010 11:13 am | by STEVE SZKOTAK - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Virginia is making the case to the federal government that it's a great place to put offshore wind turbines to the test with a $60 million to $80 million demonstration center.The state made the pitch this week to the U.S. Department of Energy, which is considering proposals to develop a center...

3D Bin Volume Mapping Detects Sidewall Build Up

July 16, 2010 9:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

The 3DLevelScanner from BinMaster uses non-contact, dust-penetrating technology to provide accurate bin volume measurement.

Old Spice ad campaign goes viral _ and then some

July 16, 2010 9:13 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

In one of the largest viral video ad campaign ever launched, Old Spice is swarming YouTube.The Procter & Gamble Co. brand released more than 180 videos featuring the campaign's star, ex-football player Isaiah Mustafa (moo-STAH'-fah). In the videos, he responds personally to online queries or...

IOC officially announces Dow sponsorship deal

July 16, 2010 9:13 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dow Chemical signed on as a global Olympic sponsor Friday with a 10-year deal that gives a financial boost to the international and U.S. Olympic bodies.The International Olympic Committee announced the American giant became a top-tier sponsor through 2020 and will be the official "chemistry...

Dell: SEC To Recommend Accounting Settlement

July 16, 2010 8:26 am | by | News | Comments

Computer maker said it's getting closer to settling investigations by regulators into its accounting and the actions of CEO Michael Dell.


Dow Wolff Cellulosics’s FoodandNutrition Division Is Showcasing Its Latest Innovations At The World’s Largest Food Ingredients Conference

July 16, 2010 7:26 am | by The Dow Chemical Company | News | Comments

Dow Wolff Cellulosics, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company, along with their Controlled Release Alliance partner, Colorcon Inc., today announced the launch of METHOCEL™ Direct Compression (DC) Premium Grade Hypromellose Polymers, a new product that can reduce the costs of...

Insecurities Plague Electronic Health Care

July 16, 2010 7:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Inderscience Publishers ) Information security and privacy in the health care sector is an issue of growing importance but much remains to be done to address the various issues raised by health care consumers regarding privacy and security and the providers' perspective of...

Redundant Genetic Instructions In 'junk DNA' Support Healthy Development

July 16, 2010 7:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Princeton University ) New findings from a Princeton-led team of researchers suggest that repeated instructional regions in the flies' DNA may contribute to normal development under less-than-ideal growth conditions by making sure that genes are turned on and off at the appropriate...

$31 Million Biotech Center To Benefit Crops, Food, Energy

July 16, 2010 7:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( University of Adelaide ) Crop and food industries will benefit from a new $31 million biotechnology Center of Excellence to be headquartered at the University of Adelaide's Waite Campus.

EPA Cites CA Toxic Dump for PCB-Tainted Soil

July 16, 2010 7:20 am | by GARANCE BURKE, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

For the second time in four months, federal investigators have found problems at a central California landfill that local residents blame for birth defects.

UK Court Fines Five Firms for Massive 2005 Explosion

July 16, 2010 7:13 am | by RAPHAEL G. SATTER, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

A British court fined five companies a total of 9.5 million pounds ($14.6 million) Friday for a massive 2005 explosion at a U.K. oil depot that sent a huge smoke plume drifting across the European continent.

Menhaden fish panel meets in Va. for 1st time

July 16, 2010 7:13 am | by STEVE SZKOTAK - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Members of a group studying the future of menhaden learned a lot about the small, oily fish on Thursday but left their first meeting with one nagging question: how many are in the Chesapeake Bay?The panel of legislators, environmentalists, marine industry officials and recreational fishing...


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