Mercury is a highly toxic metal that damages the environment and causes chronic diseases in animals, plants and micro-organisms. Now scientists have found that the acceptable critical upper limit for mercury in soils is just 0.13 parts per million.
Astronomers have discovered several examples of an unusual type of exploding star that may be a new class of supernovae spewing calcium into the galaxy, which eventually ends up in all of us. Researchers studied one supernova detected in 2005, and concluded that it resulted from the...
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - All new buildings constructed in Europe after 2020 will have to be virtually carbon-neutral after the European Parliament gave new energy standards the last approval they needed Tuesday.
MIAMI (Reuters) - The United States and Cuba, close neighbors but ideological foes, are talking about the potential risks from a huge Gulf of Mexico oil spill that forecasters say could be carried to Cuban shores by strong ocean currents.
VENICE, Louisiana (Reuters) - The first heavy oil from a giant Gulf of Mexico spill sloshed ashore in fragile Louisiana marshlands on Wednesday and part of the mess entered a powerful current that could carry it to Florida and beyond.
Applied Materials swung to a profit on revenue that more than doubled, providing more evidence of a surge in manufacturing of semiconductors and displays.
( Canadian Light Source, Inc. ) Bringing the power of synchrotron light to Minnesota's academic and industrial life science researchers is the aim of a Memorandum of Agreement signed today between the BioBusiness Alliance of Minnesota and Canada's national synchrotron facility, the...
The Milwaukee Brewing Company makes its own biodiesel, using it to heat the facility and make beer. Having trouble viewing this video? Try downloading the latest version of Flash or contact your IT department. If you have a video that you
Telehealth will transform healthcare, but reimbursement models, fear of technology are barriers to adoption, study shows.
( Vicor Technologies, Inc. ) The initial results of analysis of data from the Merte Subita en Insufficiencia Cardiaca Trial using Vicor Technologies' PD2i algorithm and software is that the PD2i is predictive of total mortality, cardiac death, and heart failure death in patients with...
Waste-to-energy projects are taking out the trash and putting it to use for entire counties and even states. Clean Skies News takes you to some of these new power plants and investigates how and why this trend works.
BizTimes Milwaukee reporter, Eric Decker recently visited Jim McCabe at Milwaukee Brewing company to discuss the brewer's production of bio diesel fuel. McCabe describes the process the company goes through to produce its own bio diesel and how it saves them money by allowing the company...
State-of-the-art air pollution systems made up half the cost of this waste-to-electricity plant.
A Harvard study found that eating processed meats may raise the risk of heart disease and type II diabetes, while unprocessed red meat did not elevate either of these risks.