Dr. Alex Zunger, a Research Fellow at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory, has been awarded two prestigious scientific honors - the 2010 Tomassoni Physics Prize and the Science Medal of Scola Physica Romana. These international prizes are administered by...
GRAND-LAHOU, Ivory Coast (Reuters) - When the ocean swallowed up their homes, it also divided the people of this sleepy Ivorian fishing village -- half of them moved inland, the other half stayed to brave the waves.
A Google security researcher revealed the flaw; Microsoft may release out-of-cycle fix.
Scientists have uncovered how the flu virus effectively evolves within and between host species. These findings overturn long-held assumptions about how the virus spreads. Better understanding how the flu replicates and evolves to infect new hosts will help scientists find new ways to...
Zooming in on an infant solar system: For the first time, astronomers have observed solar systems in the making in great detailJune 11, 2010 6:26 pm | by Science Daily | News | Comments
Astronomers have observed in unprecedented detail the processes giving rise to stars and planets in nascent solar systems. The discoveries lay the groundwork for probing the formation of planets with the potential for life.
The space and astronomy worlds have June 13 circled on the calendar. That's when the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) expects the sample return capsule of the agency's technology demonstrator spacecraft, Hayabusa, to boomerang back to Earth. The capsule, along with its mother...
BONN, Germany (Reuters) - Rich and poor nations alike criticized a new blueprint for a U.N. climate treaty on Friday as two weeks of talks among 185 countries ended with small steps toward an elusive deal.
LONDON/VENICE, Louisiana (Reuters) - Britain stuck up for beleaguered BP Plc on Friday against American criticism over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, while the company ramped up efforts to siphon more crude from its gushing well.
It is not always easy to assign a dollar value to critical services that address emergency situations, improve productivity, solve recurring equipment failures and contribute to reliability.
Hindsight prevention strategies for five explosions that made history.
Workers at the Bayer CropScience facility in West Virginia would override safety interlocks in order to compensate for an undersized heater in a pesticide residue treater.
Pet food plant in Dumas, Ark., that was badly damaged in a 2007 tornado is under new ownership that plans to expand and nearly double the number of jobs.
Volkswagen is recalling nearly 16,000 Routan minivans to address fire concerns involving latches on the sliding doors.
Manufacturing conglomerate said Friday it completed acquisition of MTI PolyFab, a Canadian manufacturer of noise and vibration reduction technology for airplanes.