( American Chemical Society ) Scientists are reporting development of the first "dipstick" test for instantly determining a person's blood type at a cost of just a few pennies. Their study on the test, which involves placing a drop of blood on a specially treated paper strip, appears...
( American Chemical Society ) The eyes may or may not be windows to the soul, as the old adage goes, but scientists are reporting evidence that a peek into the eyes of cattle may become the basis for a long-sought test to detect infection with the agent that causes Mad Cow Disease....
( American Chemical Society ) Chemists with the United States military have developed a set of ultra-strength cleaners that could be used in the aftermath of a terrorist attack. The new formulas are tough enough to get rid of nerve gas, mustard gas, radioactive isotopes, and anthrax....
( Vanderbilt University ) When loaded with an anticancer drug, a delivery system based on a novel material called nanosponge is three to five times more effective at reducing tumor growth than direct injection.
( University of Leicester ) Development Model of Mars Rover at University of Leicester on Friday June 4
( Stevens Institute of Technology ) On June 7-8, 2010, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in St James, London, United Kingdom, Dr. Joseph Mitola III, Vice President for the Research Enterprise at Stevens Institute of Technology, will deliver the Keynote Address and lead a workshop on Software...
Foxconn Technology Group, shaken by the suicides at its China plants, says it is raising the pay of workers by 30 percent, a greater increase than first planned.
Dow Corning will build two new buildings for research into silicon-based materials and photovoltaic cells.
The new Ultra-Sanitary Mini Centri-Sifter™ centrifugal sifter from Kason Corp. screens small batches of pharmaceutical powders and other contamination-sensitive products.
The Hershey Co. is proposing to slash up to 600 jobs in a move to modernize and expand the newer of its two hometown plants while shutting down production in the original plant.
Franklin Miller introduces its DELUMPER DC2085L crusher to not only break up lumps and crush minerals, but also improve product consistency, and facilitate mixing, drying and conveying.
Defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. says it will sell two businesses and realign others, saying the moves will improve its performance.
European Union says it reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 2 percent in 2008 from the previous year as an economic recession cut back energy use.
Auto industry group said German car exports increased by nearly half in May compared to a year earlier but sales continued to slide at home.