( Texas A&M University ) "T-rays" may make X-rays obsolete as a means of detecting bombs on terrorists or illegal drugs on traffickers, among other uses, contends a Texas A&M physicist who is helping lay the theoretical groundwork to make the concept a reality. In addition to being...
Close-up photographs of bizarre marine animals in one of the fastest-warming seas on Earth show the area is home to a huge diversity of life. The creatures include ice fish, octopus, sea pigs, giant sea spiders, rare rays and basket stars.
Lack of Resources, Strategic Plans and Internal Expertise Create Barriers to Lowering Energy Use and Utility Bills MINNEAPOLIS, Dec. 17, 2009 â€“ Two-thirds of school districts responding to a new â€œSchool Energy and Environment Surveyâ€ from Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and Education Week Research...
The Senate rejected a plan to allow Americans to import low-cost prescriptions from abroad, handing drug makers a victory that may help secure passage of President Obama's health care overhaul.
The global chemicals industry is poised for a gradual recovery in 2010, with stronger demand in China and South America tempered by constrained Western European and North American markets.
A company based in California is recalling some of its beef products because of concerns about possible salmonella contamination.
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories Inc., a generic drug manufacturer based in India, said Monday that it will spend $16.5 million to expand its Shreveport production plant and create 73 new jobs.
Federal toy regulators said Zhu Zhu Pets do not violate safety standards after a consumer group raised concerns over the presence of a heavy metal on one model.
Here are some questions and answers about what was announced by the EPA, and what it means for international climate negotiations, action in Congress and global warming in general.
A gas line exploded Monday at a technology plant in northern Illinois, sending aloft debris that killed a man at a nearby highway rest area.
VAC-U-MAX urges processors to implement a proactive approach to preventing secondary dust explosions: Here’s how and why.
Stanford scientists are harnessing nanotechnology to quickly produce ultra-lightweight, bendable batteries and supercapacitors in the form of everyday paper.
An Arizona State University research team has developed a process that removes a key obstacle to producing lower-cost, renewable biofuels.
Meadow muffins, better known as cow manure, have a future in producing electricity.