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Economist says oil spill helps renewable fuels

June 8, 2010 5:26 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

KANSAS CITY (Reuters) - Renewable fuels like corn-based ethanol will get a boost as the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico feeds worries by Americans about long-term dependence on oil, a top U.S. private agricultural economist said on Tuesday.

Vacuum cleaner sucks up strokes

June 8, 2010 3:26 pm | by Science Daily | News | Comments

A clot vacuum cleaner that sucks out stroke-producing blockages from blood vessels in the brain may sound like science fiction. But this potentially paradigm-shifting procedure may successfully salvage brain cells for more than just the first three hours following a major stroke, with...

Radioactive optical imaging and 'quantum dot' nano-imaging at the forefront of molecular medicine

June 8, 2010 3:26 pm | by Science Daily | News | Comments

Researchers have presented the results of a multidisciplinary study involving the capture of radiation luminescence and radioactive-excited nanoparticles to help detect subtle signs of disease. Currently, nuclear medicine agents and imaging technology image the behavior of particles at...


NASA's FASTSAT Satellite Readies For Shipment To Alaska

June 8, 2010 3:24 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center ) NASA has successfully completed a comprehensive pre-shipment review of the Fast, Affordable, Science and Technology Satellite, or FASTSAT, a small, microsatellite class spacecraft bus that will carry six experiment payloads to low-Earth orbit.

The (Almost) Perfect Game

June 8, 2010 1:40 pm | Blogs | Comments

It’s moments like these where I’m glad that my day-to-day decision-making isn’t subject to a slow motion replay in front of millions of angry viewers.

BP: will donate oil proceeds to wildlife rehab

June 8, 2010 1:27 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

HOUSTON (Reuters) - BP Plc on Tuesday said it will donate net revenues from oil recovered from its stricken Gulf of Mexico oil well to restore wildlife habitats in the Gulf Coast.

Verizon Touts Its Smartphones Against iPhone Buzz

June 8, 2010 1:24 pm | by InformationWeek | News | Comments

A video promoting Verizon's variety of smartphones and mobile operating systems was released a few hours before Apple's unveiling of the latest iPhone.

Low Power Gas Detection

June 8, 2010 1:12 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Detcon's new Model DM-100 SmartWireless™ gas detection sensors are low power devices designed to detect and continuously monitor a wide range of toxic gases.


Welded Pipe & Tube Products

June 8, 2010 12:52 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Penn Stainless Products now offers non-standard welded tubular items in stainless, duplex, nickel, 6-moly and chrome moly materials.

BP siphons off more oil from well

June 8, 2010 12:28 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

HOUSTON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Energy giant BP Plc said on Tuesday it had sharply increased the amount of oil it was capturing from its ruptured Gulf of Mexico well, but U.S. officials are still trying to figure out how much crude is actually gushing out.

Indiana Popcorn Company to Supply Chinese Theaters

June 8, 2010 11:28 am | by | News | Comments

Weaver Popcorn's chief operating officer Will Weaver traveled to China to sign the deal to provide popcorn to Chinese movie theater company Stellar Cinema.

GM To Keep 900 More Dealerships

June 8, 2010 11:27 am | by | News | Comments

General Motors said it should wind up with about 5,000 dealers in July after keeping 900 dealerships that the automaker had originally planned to cut loose.

AP: More Factory Jobs Ease Economic Stress

June 8, 2010 11:27 am | by | News | Comments

Manufacturing job gains in Midwest helped lower nation's economic stress in April to lowest point in five months, according to The Associated Press' monthly analysis.

Air Products? Joint Venture Building China Facility

June 8, 2010 11:27 am | by | News | Comments

Company said its Chinese joint venture will build hydrogen production facility for PetroChina that can produce over 90 million standard cubic feet of hydrogen per day.

Job Openings Rise To Highest Level In April

June 8, 2010 11:27 am | by | News | Comments

Number of jobs advertised at the end of April rose to 3.1 million from 2.8 million in March -- the most openings since December 2008.


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