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Georgia Tech Savannah Professor Named As 2010 Young Investigator Award Recipient

May 4, 2010 9:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Georgia Institute of Technology ) Dr. Fumin Zhang, assistant electrical and computer engineering professor at the Georgia Institute of Technology Savannah campus, has been named a recipient of the 2010 Young Investigator Award given by The Office of Naval Research.

Drilling expansion dead in U.S. Congress: Sen Nelson

May 4, 2010 8:25 am | by Reuters | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Plans by U.S. President Barack Obama to expand oil drilling off the eastern coast of the United States are "dead on arrival" in Congress after the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Democratic Senator Bill Nelson said on Tuesday.

Important Control Mechanism Behind Autoimmune Diseases Discovered

May 4, 2010 8:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Karolinska Institutet ) Researchers at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have discovered a new control mechanism in our immune system. The discovery is of potential significance to the treatment of serious diseases such as MS, rheumatoid arthritis and SLE.


Continental AG Posts $301.4M Profit For 1Q

May 4, 2010 7:27 am | by | News | Comments

German auto parts and tire maker says it returned to profitability in the first quarter, reversing previous losses amid higher sales and successful cost cutting.

ThyssenKrupp Nominates Hiesinger As New CEO

May 4, 2010 7:26 am | by | News | Comments

German-based steelmaker ThyssenKrupp AG has nominated Heinrich Hiesinger, a board member at industrial conglomerate Siemens AG, as its next chief executive.

Coat Maker Looks To Improve Thin Insulation Technology

May 4, 2010 7:26 am | by | News | Comments

Hanesbrands and Element 21 have spent two years and $2 million to solve cost and over-insulation problems associated with aerogel, one of the best, lightest insulators around.

Nissan Recalling Infiniti G35 Over Air Bag Issues

May 4, 2010 7:26 am | by | News | Comments

Automaker says it will recall nearly 135,000 Infiniti G35 sedans and coupes to address a problem that could lead to the air bag not deploying in a crash.

Factory Orders Rise Unexpectedly In March

May 4, 2010 7:26 am | by | News | Comments

Commerce Department said that total factory orders rose 1.3 percent in March, much better than the 0.1 percent decline...


Green Exchange hires key staff in European CO2 push

May 4, 2010 7:26 am | by Reuters | News | Comments

LONDON (Reuters) - NYMEX's carbon emissions marketplace Green Exchange LLC has opened a new office in London and hired key staff from competitors in a push to gain market share in the $100 billion European carbon market.

Save The Date: American Chemical Society National Meeting In Boston, Aug. 22-26

May 4, 2010 7:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( American Chemical Society ) What better venue than Boston -- with its famed hospitals and university medical schools -- for a major scientific conference with the theme "Chemistry for Preventing & Combating Disease"? This historic Northeast city will, in fact, be the setting for...

Groundbreaking Space Technology Project Will Save Lives During Emergencies And Disasters

May 4, 2010 7:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona ) The European GEO-PICTURES project combines state-of-the-art satellite communication, navigation and Earth observation for saving lives in great disasters.

BP to Lose Billions, Can Handle It

May 4, 2010 7:08 am | News | Comments

The Gulf disaster is certain to cost BP billions, but it won't break the bank — the company made more than $6 billion in the first three months of this year.

Tainted-Milk Victims Seek Compensation in Hong Kong

May 4, 2010 6:48 am | News | Comments

Frustrated by their inability to get compensation in China, four parents whose children were poisoned in the country's tainted milk scandal on Tuesday took their cases to the western-style courts of Hong Kong.

Meatpacker Accused of Thousands of Child Labor Violations

May 4, 2010 6:43 am | News | Comments

A former kosher slaughterhouse owner allowed teenagers to use meat grinders and exposed children to dangerous chemicals.

Children's Liquid Cold, Allergy Medicine Recalled

May 4, 2010 6:31 am | News | Comments

More than 40 over-the-counter infant's and children's liquid medications are being recalled in the U.S. and 11 other countries because they don't meet quality standards.


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