WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The official in charge of managing the U.S. response to the oil leak disaster in the Gulf of Mexico on Thursday downplayed the possibility of using a nuclear or other explosive device to try to seal off the well.
BOSTON (Reuters) - Even before BP Plc's massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico began in April, the company was losing its sterling reputation with fund managers focused on the environment.
VENICE, Louisiana (Reuters) - BP inched ahead on Thursday with a painstaking attempt to cap its ruptured oil well in the Gulf of Mexico and to safely siphon off some of the billowing crude in a high-stakes bid to curtail the 45-day-old deep-sea gusher
( CERN ) Following a workshop hosted by the CERN European particle physics laboratory in February, doctors and physicists today published a strategy for harnessing physics for health. Techniques developed for physics research have a long history of application in medicine. Today's...
( Science in China Press ) The Key Laboratory of High Confidence Software Technologies, Ministry of Education, in Beijing, China-Research, has shown that the emerging service based software development paradigm with community-of-interest as well as the infrastructural mechanisms.
( Science in China Press ) Joint source-channel coding/decoding (JSCC/JSCD) techniques have become state-of-the-art and one of the challenging research subjects in the spatial communication area. This paper addresses the basic principles of joint source-channel optimal design and...
For a plant with 50,000 fittings, the average annual economic loss due to leakage from fittings alone is estimated at more than $25,000.
Klinge Corp. offers a range of container refrigeration and heating systems, as well as containers for hazardous materials transport.
The software-as-a-service aims to help smaller medical offices overcome steep barriers to electronic medical record system adoption.
The Elecon™ multi-axis bucket conveyor and elevator system from Gough Econ uses cantilevered buckets that move vertically, horizontally and can turn any direction up to 90°.
Intelligrated ® 's Alvey GS100 family of palletizers feature a compact, modular design with small footprint.
Manufacturer of transformers for electrical utility, industrial and commercial markets bought?assets of AAER Inc. for $450,000 in move to enter the wind turbine sector.
First-time claims for unemployment insurance fell for the second straight week, but claims still remain at elevated levels.
Chevy Cruze, GM's new entry in compact car market, will have price of almost $17,000 but GM said it will have more standard features than its main competitors.