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'Ghost Particle' Sized Up By Cosmologists

June 23, 2010 7:28 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( University College London ) Cosmologists at UCL are a step closer to determining the mass of the elusive neutrino particle, not by using a giant particle detector, but by gazing up into space.

BP Confirms Bob Dudley in Gulf Clean-Up Role

June 23, 2010 7:16 am | by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | News | Comments

BP confirmed that Bob Dudley is now in charge of efforts to clean up the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, replacing Chief Executive Tony Hayward, who has been heavily criticized.

Roundup's Troubles May Mean More Chemicals

June 23, 2010 7:03 am | by DAVID MERCER, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

A few sturdy species of weed resistant to Roundup have evolved, forcing farmers to return to some of the less environmentally safe practices they abandoned decades ago.


Toyota, Honda Battered By Strikes In China

June 23, 2010 6:28 am | by | News | Comments

Fresh walkouts?are slowing output and adding to costs at a time when both Toyota and Honda have been ramping up production to meet strong demand.

AT & T Postpones Selling iPhone 4

June 23, 2010 6:28 am | by | News | Comments

Company said because early orders for the new iPhone were so high, it will fullfill those orders first and won't start selling the iPhone in stores until June 29.

Toshiba To Build Electric Vehicle Motors In Texas

June 23, 2010 6:28 am | by | News | Comments

Japanese conglomerate said it will begin building motors for electric and hybrid vehicles at its plants in Texas after Ford awarded the company a contract.

Fiat Wants Concessions From Unions

June 23, 2010 6:28 am | by | News | Comments

Automaker vowed to work with unions in Italy to gain concessions so it can move production of?Panda hatchback from Poland to a plant outside Naples often troubled by labor issues.

Survey: U.S. CEOs Plan To Boost Hiring

June 23, 2010 6:28 am | by | News | Comments

New survey shows number of CEOs planning to...


Climate determines the pecking order of birds: study

June 23, 2010 12:27 am | by Reuters | News | Comments

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Birds use their bills to regulate body heat, meaning climate plays a role in the size of their beaks, scientists say.

Toshiba to supply drive motors for Ford hybrids

June 22, 2010 8:24 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

DETROIT/TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese electronics conglomerate Toshiba Corp said on Tuesday it will supply drive motors for Ford Motor Co hybrid vehicles, aiming to cash in on surging demand for green cars.

Obama Administration to Issue New Drilling Moratorium

June 22, 2010 7:27 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

The Obama administration scrambled to resurrect a ban on deepwater oil drilling after a U.S. judge declared that its six-month moratorium was too broad and arbitrary.

Hurricane Celia weakens far out in Mexican Pacific

June 22, 2010 7:26 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hurricane Celia, the first hurricane of the 2010 eastern Pacific season, weakened on Tuesday as it continued on a westward path out to sea and away from Mexico, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

Methane in Gulf "astonishingly high": U.S. scientist

June 22, 2010 3:28 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

CHICAGO (Reuters) - As much as 1 million times the normal level of methane gas has been found in some regions near the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, enough to potentially deplete oxygen and create a dead zone, U.S. scientists said on Tuesday.

WSI ups 2010 hurricane forecast to 20 named storms

June 22, 2010 3:28 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Private forecaster Weather Services International (WSI) said on Tuesday its latest forecast called for a more active 2010 Atlantic hurricane season.

Experts demand European action on plastics chemical

June 22, 2010 3:28 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists and international health organizations from around the world called on Europe's food safety watchdog on Wednesday to regulate against exposure to a potentially harmful chemical found in plastic containers.


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