HOUSTON/COCODRIE, Louisiana (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will create a presidential commission to probe the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico and energy giant BP said on Monday it had "turned the corner" in its efforts to contain it.
( Louisiana Tech University ) Three students from Louisiana Tech University's College of Engineering and Science have been awarded 2010-2011 academic scholarships from Tau Beta Pi, one of the nation's leading engineering honor societies.
Robots that interact with people should stop always putting efficiency first and learn that with humans a little courtesy goes a long way
Wind energy company that announced in 2008 it planned a Little Rock factory with 630 employees is showing no signs of progress toward opening.
Crude prices have fallen about 20 percent in two weeks as investors worry that a debt crisis in Europe could spread to the U.S. and hurt the global recovery.
Union representing AbitibiBowater workers says the company is closing its pulp and paper mill in Gatineau, Que., affecting about 350 workers.
New York jury decided that Novartis engaged in a pattern of discrimination against women, paying them less than men and treating pregnant women unfavorably.
Several of the nation's largest food companies say they will take 1.5 trillion calories out of their products by 2015 in an effort to reduce childhood obesity.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A proposed cap of $10 billion in liability for oil companies to cover damages from oil spills is "inadequate," U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said on Monday.
More than 4,600 votes cast; Carol Cowan receives majority to become Farm Mom of the Year
Chemist stitches up speedier chemical reactions: New details about the Piers catalyst to help chemical industry improve productsMay 17, 2010 12:24 pm | by Science Daily | Comments
Some people have streets named after them. Warren Piers, a chemistry professor at the University of Calgary, has a catalyst penned after him. And in a new paper, Piers reveals the inner workings of the Piers catalyst at a molecular level of detail not previously available.
( American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists ) In the Opening Session of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists' 2010 National Biotechnology Conference, AAPS President Danny D. Shen, Ph.D., presented the following ground-breaking researchers with awards...
Chemical ‘ROC Stars’ Conference Curt Espeland, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN), will address the Chemical ROC Stars Conference, sponsored by Barclays Capital, in New York City, on May 18 at 3:25 p.m. ET.
( The Kavli Foundation ) On June 3, 8-10AM EDT, the World Science Festival launches its first full day with the announcement of the 2010 Kavli Prize laureates. This event features a keynote address by Harold Varmus, co-chair of President Obama's Council of Advisors on Science and...