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Companies Brace for End of Cheap Made-in-China Era

July 9, 2010 6:56 am | News | Comments

Factory workers demanding better wages and working conditions are hastening the eventual end of an era of cheap costs that helped make southern coastal China the world's factory floor.

DOE Commits $67M to 10 Carbon Capture Projects

July 9, 2010 6:52 am | News | Comments

The selections announced today will focus on improving efficiency and reducing the added costs to electricity at power plants with carbon capture systems.

Air Products Raises Offer For Airgas To $5.5B

July 9, 2010 6:27 am | by | News | Comments

Company said it is raising its cash offer for rival Airgas Inc. to $5.5 billion from $5.1 billion and would take over $1.7 billion in debt under the proposal.


Detroit Wants Old Packard Plant Torn Down

July 9, 2010 6:27 am | by | News | Comments

Officials say a company's admission in a civil lawsuit?to owning long-abandoned Packard Motor Car plant could jump-start the process of getting the blighted structure torn down.

Patent Holder Sues Smart Phone Makers

July 9, 2010 6:27 am | by | News | Comments

Patent-holding company that won a settlement of more than $600 million from the maker of the BlackBerry said Friday it has sued six other makers of phones and phone software.

Chrysler, Ford Recall SUVs, Vans

July 9, 2010 6:27 am | by | News | Comments

Government says Chrysler is recalling?22,000 SUVs and trucks to fix brake tubes that could lead to the loss of brake fluid, while Ford is recalling over 30,000 vans to fix pushpins.

Fiat To Build Panda In Italy

July 9, 2010 6:27 am | by | News | Comments

Italian automaker says it will go ahead with an $886 million investment to produce?new Panda at?plant near Naples despite an ongoing dispute with one Italian union.

Researchers Develop Drug Delivery System Using Nanoparticles Triggered By Electromagnetic Field

July 9, 2010 6:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( University of Rhode Island ) A new system for the controlled delivery of pharmaceutical drugs has been developed by a team of URI chemical engineers using nanoparticles embedded in a liposome that can be triggered by non-invasive electromagnetic fields.


What Secrets Are Stored In The Roots Of Corn Plants?

July 9, 2010 6:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences ) With corn being a critical US crop expected to help feed livestock and people around the world and also be a source for the production of clean energy, plant breeders are continually seeking ways...

Ames Laboratory Wins R & D 100 Award For 3-D Virtual Simulation Software

July 9, 2010 6:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( DOE/Ames Laboratory ) The US Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory has won a 2010 R&D 100 Award. Ames Laboratory was recognized for osgBullet, a software package that creates 3-D, real-time computer simulations that can help engineers design complex systems ranging from...

Income Of Electrotechnology, IT Professionals Shows Twofold Percentage Increase

July 9, 2010 6:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( IEEE-USA ) Median income for electrotechnology and information technology professionals showed a twofold percentage increase from the previous year, according to the latest IEEE-USA Salary and Fringe Benefit Survey.

Flemish Researchers Provide The First Experimental Evidence Of Dynamic Allostery In Protein Regulation

July 9, 2010 6:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( VIB (the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology) ) The brand-new Jean Jeener Bio-NMR Center at the VIB Department of Molecular and Cellular Interactions, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, has already played a role in a scientific breakthrough that made it into the leading science journal...

EPA: Gulf Air Poses a Moderate Health Risk

July 9, 2010 6:14 am | by CAIN BURDEAU, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

The Environmental Protection Agency says the air in some places along the Louisiana coast poses a health risk to vulnerable people.

Leftover Melamine-Tainted Milk Resurfaces in Three Chinese Provinces

July 9, 2010 6:10 am | News | Comments

Chinese officials have found large batches of milk powder laced with a deadly industrial chemical in at least three provinces that was apparently left over from a milk scandal in 2008.

J & J Sales Plunge as New Drug Recall Announced

July 9, 2010 6:05 am | News | Comments

Sales of Johnson & Johnson pain relievers are collapsing as a string of recalls appears to have made consumers wary of once-sterling brands such as Tylenol and Benadryl.


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