All around the world: Roche Children & #039;s Walk to take place on International Day of the African ChildJune 16, 2010 12:30 am | by Roche | Comments
For many years, Roche employees at company sites around the world have been showing solidarity with children in need by supporting day-care centres in Malawi and children's charities in their own countries.
Researchers have developed a system to forecast the evolution of the ash cloud from Iceland's Eyjafjallajökull volcano.
The European Space Agency's comet-chaser Rosetta is heading for a blind date with asteroid Lutetia. Rosetta does not yet know what Lutetia looks like but beautiful or otherwise the two will meet on July 10.
NASA's Kepler Mission has released 43 days of science data on more than 156,000 stars. These stars are being monitored for subtle brightness changes as part of an ongoing search for Earth-like planets outside of our solar system.
( University of Tennessee at Knoxville ) As carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere rise, policy makers and scientists are looking at carbon sequestration as a way to tackle the problems associated with the greenhouse gas.
( University of Tennessee at Knoxville ) Scientists make discoveries on the thermodynamic properties of transition metal oxides such as insulators and superconductors.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama vowed on Tuesday to compel BP Plc to pay the price for its "recklessness" in the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and sought to harness public outrage over the disaster for a "national mission" to cut U.S. dependence on fossil fuels.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Southern Ocean sperm whales offset their carbon footprint by defecating, scientists said on Wednesday, releasing tonnes of iron a year that stimulates the growth of phytoplankton which in turn absorb carbon dioxide.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama still believes that putting a price on carbon emissions is the only way to make serious progress on climate change, a senior U.S. administration official said on Tuesday.
HOUSTON (Reuters) - A team of U.S. scientists on Tuesday upped their high-end estimate of the amount of crude oil flowing from BP Plc's stricken Gulf of Mexico well by 50 percent, the second major upward revision in less than a week.
Flexible packaging maker?to sell some of its assets, including two factories, to help fund?$1.2 billion deal for Rio Tinto's Alcan packaging business.
Former state engineer says deal is far reaching and would set precedents in state water rights management that should be thoroughly deliberated.
Seller of Marlboro cigarettes overseas is asking Colombian regulators to reconsider its application to buy Protabaco, the second-largest cigarette manufacturer in Colombia.
Obama administration told employers...