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IMF: U.S. Needs To Cut Deficit, Raise Taxes

July 8, 2010 7:25 am | by | Comments

International Monetary Fund is calling for?U.S. to curb its budget deficits and suggested a range of tax increases to get the deficit down to a manageable level.

Pratt & Whitney Loses Court Battle On Jobs Move

July 8, 2010 7:25 am | by | Comments

Appeals court?rejected jet engine maker's plan to move 1,000 jobs out of Connecticut, upholding ruling that said the company failed to make every effort to avoid the move.

Merck To Close 8 Plants

July 8, 2010 7:25 am | by | Comments

Drug maker?is shutting down eight manufacturing plants and eight research sites,?as part of ongoing consolidation...


NIST Software Security Patent To Help Improve Health IT Privacy

July 8, 2010 7:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) ) A computer security invention patented at NIST a decade ago is now poised to help safeguard patient privacy in hospitals.

Eurofins MWG Operon And Genomatix Launch Strategic Alliance

July 8, 2010 7:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Genomatix Software GmbH ) Eurofins MWG Operon, an expert in next generation sequencing and Genomatix Software GmbH, a leading company in complex analysis and interpretation of such NGS data, announce their decision to combine their expertise and join forces to offer state-of-the...

First Food Technology Research And Transfer Center In Africa

July 8, 2010 7:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona ) Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona and Universidade Jose Eduardo dos Santos in Angola will work jointly to construct the first food technology research and transfer center in Africa, an inter-university collaboration project dedicated to training...

Environmental Groups to Sue Exxon Mobil

July 8, 2010 6:26 am | by RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI, Associated Press Writer | Comments

Environmental groups claim Exxon Mobil's Baytown, Texas refinery violated federal air pollution laws thousands of times during the last five years, releasing 10 million pounds of illegal pollution including cancer-causing toxins.

2 Washington Journalists Receive IEEE-USA Engineering Journalism Awards

July 8, 2010 6:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( IEEE-USA ) IEEE-USA honored two Washington journalists Wednesday who have added to greater public understanding of the contributions of engineers and computer professionals to society.


Japan asks firms to find clean tech projects abroad

July 8, 2010 3:26 am | by Reuters | Comments

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is forging ahead with developing an alternative to the U.N.'s complex carbon market, recruiting firms to study the viability of investing in bilateral emissions cutting projects abroad.

BP dampens hope of early leak fix

July 8, 2010 3:26 am | by Reuters | Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - BP dampened hopes that it could plug its leaking Gulf of Mexico well sooner than forecast on Thursday, while a battle between the U.S. government and the oil industry over a deepwater drilling ban heads to court.

US cellphone expansion could deafen radio astronomers

July 8, 2010 3:24 am | by New Scientist | Comments

A plan to expand the wireless spectrum could pull the curtains further over radio astronomers' window on the sky

Bluetooth 4 Spec Cuts Power Consumption

July 8, 2010 3:24 am | by InformationWeek | Comments

The approved wireless networking specification will allow devices to transmit low-energy, short data packets at 1 Mb per second.

Birds strengthen social bonds when they sense trouble

July 8, 2010 2:24 am | by Natural Environment Research Council | Comments

Maori warriors use the haka to bond before battle. Now it seems that birds also demonstrate bonding behaviour when they think there might be trouble with the neighbours. Green woodhoopoes strengthen bonds when they are on the edge of their territory, where conflicts are more likely.

First PCV-2 / Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae vaccine combination registered in the European Union

July 8, 2010 1:25 am | by Boehringer Ingelheim | Comments

Ingelheim, Germany, 8 July 2010 - The EU Commission has approved the simultaneous use of the pig vaccines Ingelvac CircoFLEX® and Ingelvac MycoFLEX® in the Europea

Where next for climate policy in Australia?

July 7, 2010 10:25 pm | by Reuters | Comments

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Australia faces an election within months and new Prime Minister Julia Gillard has said she will announce additional steps on fighting climate change before the poll.


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