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No-till farming improves soil stability, research finds

May 13, 2010 1:24 pm | by Science Daily | News | Comments

A new study across the central Great Plains on the effects of more than 19 years of various tillage practices shows that no-till makes soil much more stable than plowed soil.

Penn Bioengineers Say Cellular Workouts Strengthen Endothelial Cells' Grasp

May 13, 2010 1:24 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( University of Pennsylvania ) University of Pennsylvania bioengineers have demonstrated that the cells that line blood vessels respond to mechanical forces -- the microscopic tugging and pulling on cellular structures -- by reinforcing and growing their connections, thus creating...

Bioenergy Can Save Lives

May 13, 2010 1:24 pm | Blogs | Comments

It is estimated that ten percent of all U.S. military casualties come from the delivery of fuel.


Cutting-edge Vaccine Research To Be Showcased At AAPS National Biotechnology Conference

May 13, 2010 1:23 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists ) Novel vaccines for diseases ranging from the flu to HIV highlight a week's worth of biotechnology research at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists' National Biotechnology Conference. Scientists from academia,...

Reinforced Dock Leveler

May 13, 2010 12:37 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Blue Giant Equipment Corporation's U-Series line of dock levelers a re supported by a minimum of six U-beams welded at dynamic impact points.


Millions of Jobs Could Be Gone for Good

May 13, 2010 12:26 pm | by | News | Comments

Jobs in the beleaguered manufacturing sector are among the millions of jobs lost during the Great Recession that may not return.

Canadian legislators grill BP over Arctic drilling

May 13, 2010 12:26 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Exasperated Canadian legislators grilled the head of BP Plc Canadian unit on Thursday, concerned about the risks of the company's plans to drill in Arctic waters after the catastrophic Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Lizards face extinction from global warming: study

May 13, 2010 12:26 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Lizards are in danger of dying out on a large scale as rising global temperatures force them to spend more time staying cool in the shade and less time tending to basic needs like eating and mating.


Pest munches up China fields after GM crop sprays halt

May 13, 2010 12:26 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A once minor pest has ravaged fruit orchards and cotton fields in China after farmers stopped spraying insecticide in crops of a genetically-modified type of cotton resistant to bollworms, experts said.

Fastest Packer Since Brett Favre

May 13, 2010 12:20 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Standard-Knapp’s new PakMore™ continuous motion case packer is built for faster and smoother packaging of bottles.

Tough Process Gauges

May 13, 2010 12:03 pm | Product Releases | Comments

WIKA Instrument Corporation's XSEL process gauge series uses a pressure system that can withstand harsh plant environments.

Monsanto Enhances Replant Program to Mid-South Farmers in Flood Zone

May 13, 2010 11:27 am | by Monsanto | News | Comments

Enhancements Designed to Maximize Best Options for Planting

Electric car adoption to remain slow: study

May 13, 2010 11:25 am | by Reuters | News | Comments

DETROIT (Reuters) - High cost and still-limited performance will keep the number of electric cars at only 2 percent to 5 percent of the U.S. market a decade from now, a study by Deloitte Consulting issued on Thursday shows.

Verizon Sets Sights On Rural LTE

May 13, 2010 11:24 am | by InformationWeek | News | Comments

FCC leaders praised Verizon's goal of bringing its Long-Term Evolution broadband into underserved areas.

Electrically-Operated Solenoid Valve

May 13, 2010 10:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

Assured Automation’s new J series solenoid valve uses a spring return design that is fail open or fail close upon loss of electrical power.


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