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Monsanto Beachell-Borlaug Program Announces 2010 Winners

June 21, 2010 7:27 am | by Monsanto | News | Comments

ST. LOUIS, June 21, 2010 / PRNewswire-FirstCall / -- The Monsanto Beachell-Borlaug Interna

India May Try to Extradite former Union Carbide Chief

June 21, 2010 7:25 am | by RAVI NESSMAN, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

Indian ministers called for the government to extradite the former head of Union Carbide and pursue liability claims against Midland-Mich.-based Dow Chemical as part of a new push for justice in the Bhopal gas leak that killed 15,000 people.

NTU Ramps Up Collaboration With Israel's Top University

June 21, 2010 7:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Nanyang Technological University ) Singapore's leading science and technology university, NTU and Israel's number one university, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, announced a new collaboration to jointly offer a Doctor of Philosophy program and to increase the level of...


So That's How they Do It

June 21, 2010 6:55 am | Blogs | Comments

Shows like How Do They Do It and organizations like John Ratzenberger's Nuts, Bolts and Thingamajigs are just what we need to revive interest in building and creating things.

Barnes & Noble Cuts Nook Price

June 21, 2010 6:34 am | by | News | Comments

Company is offering a lower-price Nook electronic reader with a Wi-Fi connection for $149, undercutting the $259 Kindle sold by

Heinz Buys Chinese Soy Sauce Maker for $165M

June 21, 2010 6:34 am | by | News | Comments

H.J. Heinz Co. agreed to buy Foodstar, a Chinese food company that makes soy sauces and fermented bean curd, for $165 million.

Ralcorp Buying Pasta Maker For $1.2B

June 21, 2010 6:34 am | by | News | Comments

Food maker Ralcorp Holdings Inc. said Monday it has agreed to buy American Italian Pasta Co. for about $1.2 billion and has acquired two cracker makers.

Philip Morris Int'l Agrees To Brazilian Tobacco Deals

June 21, 2010 6:33 am | by | News | Comments

Cigarette maker Philip Morris International says it's signed deals to buy 10 percent of its tobacco from farmers in Brazil.


BP: Oil Spill Costs Hit $2B, Keep Climbing

June 21, 2010 6:33 am | by | News | Comments

The British oil giant spent $2 billion in two months fighting the oil spill and compensating victims, with no end in sight for the disaster.

Super-complex organic molecules found in interstellar space

June 21, 2010 6:30 am | by Science Daily | News | Comments

A team of scientists has succeeded in identifying one of the most complex organic molecules yet found in the material between the stars, the so-called interstellar medium. The discovery of anthracene could help resolve a decades-old astrophysical mystery concerning the production of...

Gold nanoparticles create visible-light catalysis in nanowires

June 21, 2010 6:30 am | by Science Daily | News | Comments

Scientists have created visible-light catalysis, using silver chloride nanowires decorated with gold nanoparticles, that may decompose organic molecules in polluted water.

New air conditioning system has potential to slash energy usage by up to 90 percent

June 21, 2010 6:30 am | by Science Daily | News | Comments

A soothing solution to hot, humid days may be on its way, thanks to a melding of technologies in filters, coolers and drying agents. The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory has invented a new air conditioning process with the potential of using 50 percent to...

Damselfish 'gardeners' selectively weed algal gardens

June 21, 2010 6:30 am | by Science Daily | News | Comments

A species of damselfish, Stegastes nigricans, selectively weed the algal gardens on which they feed in order to encourage the growth of their preferred algal species of Polysiphonia and suppress the growth of less palatable algae. In a new study, researchers investigate the feeding...

Mathias On Mobility: Spectrum Shortage? Cognitive Radio Is The Answer

June 21, 2010 6:24 am | by InformationWeek | News | Comments

Imagine a phone which can work on both CDMA and GSM networks -- or receives TV broadcasts -- and does so by loading new software.

Rice Yields Researched To Tackle Food Security Issues

June 21, 2010 6:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( University of Sheffield ) A pioneering project in the Philippines, which aims to develop a new, higher-yielding rice plant which could ease the threat of hunger for the poor, is being led by an academic at the University of Sheffield.


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