A team of researchers from Spain has found that 34% of ultraviolet radiation filters through under beach umbrellas. According to the study, umbrellas intercept the full direct flow that comes from the Sun, but not the diffused radiation that penetrates through from the sides.
( Georgia Institute of Technology Research News ) By swapping out a hydrogen atom for an isotope twice as heavy, researchers have increased the shelf life and detection ability of fluorescent probes that are essential to studying a variety of inflammatory diseases, including cancer...
( University of Chicago Press Journals ) Consumers give up on using products because they underestimate their learning abilities, according to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research.
Michigan Economic Growth Authority is expected to approve state tax incentives for a major building and consolidation project by Whirlpool in southwest Michigan.
International Energy Agency said China has overtaken the U.S. as?world's largest energy consumer,?but Beijing?immediately questioned the calculations.
( University of Liverpool ) Scientists at the University of Liverpool have constructed molecular "knots" with dimensions of around two nanometers -- around 30,000 times smaller than the diameter of a human hair.
Hybrid Biometrics(TM) Solution Offers Choice of Fingerprint, Finger Vein, Palm Vein and Iris Recognition From a Single Biometric Software IntegrationJuly 20, 2010 7:13 am | by The Associated Press | Comments
M2SYS Technology, a global biometrics research and development firm, announced today the release of its newest innovation --Hybrid Biometric Platform (http://www.m2sys.com/hybrid-biometric-platform.htm) . Hybrid Biometric Platform is a client/server biometric recognition system that supports...
Rebound at its financial services business and stabilizing sales sent Harley-Davidson's net income soaring in second quarter, but cautioned that market for its motorcycles will remain challenging.
British defense contractor?says it has received an order for 93 M777 howitzers?-- military artillery that is currently used in combat in Afghanistan.
Outdoor power equipment maker Briggs & Stratton Corp. is renovating its western Kentucky plant, keeping 640 jobs in Murray.
World Trade Organization has launched?formal probe into whether U.S. tobacco control laws are illegally preventing imports of clove-flavored cigarettes from Indonesia.
Nestle Nutrition says it will spend $90 million to expand its Gerber baby food plant in Fort Smith and that it will add 50 jobs.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China on Tuesday disputed that it had surpassed the United States last year to become the world's largest energy user, and defended its efforts in boosting cleaner energy sources.
LONDON (Reuters) - Energy chiefs defended deepwater oil as crucial to meeting future demand, saying on Tuesday that a prolonged U.S. drilling ban in response to the giant Gulf of Mexico spill could stoke costs and threaten security of supply.
( Wiley-Blackwell ) New York University researchers revealed that data from previously completed withdrawal to monotherapy studies for antiepileptic drugs provide a valid control for future studies, obviating the need for placebo/pseudo-placebo trials to demonstrate the efficacy of...