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Judge Drops Age Lawsuit Against Boeing, Spirit

June 30, 2010 11:26 am | by | Comments

Federal judge tossed out age discrimination lawsuit against Boeing and Spirit AeroSystems filed in wake of Boeing's 2005 sale of commercial airplane operations in Kansas and Oklahoma.

Scientific Panel To Review Unintended Acceleration

June 30, 2010 11:26 am | by | Comments

Government's highway safety agency wants a scientific panel to help it learn whether electronics are to blame for vehicles suddenly accelerating in aftermath of Toyota's massive recalls.

Bobcat Plans To Hire 100 Workers

June 30, 2010 11:26 am | by | Comments

Maker of skid-steer loaders says move is due to an increased demand for products and the transition of production to Gwinner, N.D., after closing its plant in Bismarck in December.


International Paper Completes SCA Packaging Deal

June 30, 2010 11:25 am | by | Comments

Company said it completed its purchase of SCA Packaging for about $200 million in deal to strengthen its industrial packaging business in China.

WTO: Government Aid For Airbus Illegal

June 30, 2010 11:25 am | by | Comments

In key ruling over a long-running dispute, the World Trade Organization ruled that European governments gave planemaker Airbus illegal subsidies in its battle with U.S. rival Boeing.

NYPA seeks federal license for offshore wind farm

June 30, 2010 11:24 am | by Reuters | Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The New York Power Authority on Wednesday said it would apply with federal regulators for a lease to build one of the nation's first offshore wind power projects in the Atlantic Ocean, off Long Island.

New Standard For Designer, Sodium-free Salt Substitute In FCC Forum

June 30, 2010 11:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( US Pharmacopeia ) New standards for food ingredients such as a designer salt substitute that is sodium free and a revised standard for glycerin to include new tests to help guard against adulteration are among the latest proposed updates to the Food Chemicals Codex, an...

Sanofi To Buy TargeGen For Up To $560M

June 30, 2010 10:25 am | by | Comments

Drugmaker Sanofi-Aventis said it will buy privately held TargeGen Inc. for up to $560 million, gaining a pipeline of potential blood disorder products.


Vestas Gets Order For 139 Turbines

June 30, 2010 10:25 am | by | Comments

Denmark-based manufacturer of wind turbine components says it has an order for 139 turbines for a new wind farm on the eastern plains of Colorado.

Navistar Urged To Keep Indiana Design Center

June 30, 2010 10:25 am | by | Comments

Fort Wayne, Ind., officials are urging Navistar to keep its truck design center with more than 800 workers in the city even though the company expects to consolidate that work elsewhere.

Boeing To Buy Argon ST For About $775M

June 30, 2010 10:25 am | by | Comments

Company said it will acquire combat engineering firm Argon ST Inc. for about $775 million in a deal to expand its capabilities in intelligence gathering and warfare.

Army Using Telemedicine For Healthcare Delivery

June 30, 2010 10:23 am | by InformationWeek | Comments

Wounded soldiers, pregnant women, and diabetes patients are receiving medical and appointment reminders to support their rehabilitation and treatment.

Monsanto Company Launches Warrant Herbicide

June 30, 2010 9:25 am | by Monsanto | Comments

Farmers Report Good Weed Control and Crop Safety

Real-world Proof Of Hand Washing's Effectiveness

June 30, 2010 9:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( American Chemical Society ) Scientists are reporting dramatic new real-world evidence supporting the idea that hand washing can prevent the spread of water-borne disease. It appears in a new study showing a connection between fecal bacteria contamination on hands, fecal...

Beverages Leave 'geographic Signatures' That Can Track People's Movements

June 30, 2010 9:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( American Chemical Society ) The bottled water, soda pop or micro brew-beer that you drank in Pittsburgh, Dallas, Denver or 30 other American cities contains a natural chemical imprint related to geographic location. When you consume these beverage you may leave a chemical imprint...


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