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Bacteria converted into ‘mini-factories’ for biofuels and vaccines

June 10, 2010 8:25 pm | by Science Daily | News | Comments

Scientists have manipulated simple bacteria into constructing internal compartments where biofuels and vaccines can be produced. These micro-compartments eventually occupy almost 70 percent of the available space in a bacteria cell, enabling segregation of metabolic activities and, in the...

U.S. doubles Gulf oil spill estimate

June 10, 2010 5:25 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

HOUSTON (Reuters) - U.S. government scientists on Thursday doubled their estimate of the amount of oil gushing out of a ruptured Gulf of Mexico oil well as British energy giant BP scrambled to stem the leak.

U.S. doubles upper estimate for BP oil leak

June 10, 2010 3:27 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

HOUSTON (Reuters) - U.S. scientists on Thursday doubled their high-end estimate of the amount of crude oil flowing from BP Plc's stricken Gulf of Mexico well.


Tissue Maker To Build N.C. Plant

June 10, 2010 1:26 pm | by | News | Comments

Clearwater Paper, makes bathroom tissue and paper towels, will build a distribution center and production plant in North Carolina that should employ about 250 workers.

S.C. Steelworkers Approve Concessions, Hope For Work

June 10, 2010 1:26 pm | by | News | Comments

Members of a steelworkers union in South Carolina have approved contract concessions they hope will lead to the reopening of an ArcelorMittal mill.

Kentucky Manufacturers Adding 400 Jobs

June 10, 2010 1:26 pm | by | News | Comments

Gov. Steve Beshear is attending a red-carpet pep rally of sorts honoring seven manufacturing companies that are bringing 404 new jobs to northern Kentucky.

GM Says Goodbye To Chevy?

June 10, 2010 1:26 pm | by | News | Comments

General Motors on Thursday backed off a 'poorly worded' internal memo that asked employees to refer to the brand only as 'Chevrolet' in an effort to create consistency.

Geithner: China Must Lose Trade Barriers

June 10, 2010 1:26 pm | by | News | Comments

Treasury Secretary said China has?potential to become largest foreign market for U.S. exports, but he said the country...


Senate defeats move to stop EPA CO2 regulation

June 10, 2010 1:26 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate on Thursday killed legislation that would have prevented the Environmental Protection Agency from imposing carbon dioxide-reduction controls on large factories and electric power companies next year.

FDA Seizes More Than $32,000 Worth of Bulk Honey from Philadelphia Distribution Center

June 10, 2010 1:25 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

At the request of the Food and Drug Administration, federal marshals seized 64 drums of imported bee’s honey from a Philadelphia distribution center on June 4 because it contained a potent antibiotic that could lead to serious illness or death. The seizure occurred at the Delaware Avenue...

Separate PET Flake Contaminants

June 10, 2010 11:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

The eddy current separators from Eriez allow recyclers to obtain a single pass aluminum reduction of up to 92 percent and achieve a clean PET yield of 97 percent to 99 percent.


Dual-Ended Beam Weigh Module

June 10, 2010 11:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

METTLER TOLEDO's VLM3 ‘A’ series dual-ended beam weigh module uses load cells that meet hazardous area requirements.

Melting mountains put millions at risk in Asia: study

June 10, 2010 10:28 am | by Reuters | News | Comments

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Increased melting of glaciers and snow in the Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau threatens the food security of millions of people in Asia, a study shows, with Pakistan likely to be among the nations hardest hit.

Efficient Direct Steam Injection Heaters

June 10, 2010 10:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

Kadant Johnson Inc.'s direct steam injection water heaters are used to rapidly and accurately heat water and water-based slurries by injecting steam directly into the fluid.

Energy Saving A/C Conquers All Climates

June 10, 2010 9:25 am | by National Renewable Energy Laboratory | News | Comments

NREL melds technologies to invent a better air conditioner that could mean more comfortable summers and lower energy bills.


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