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German climate goals tied to nuclear power: lobby

June 30, 2010 5:24 am | by Reuters | Comments

BERLIN (Reuters) - German energy group BDEW on Wednesday called for an extension of the country's nuclear reactor lifespan, stressing the role of the carbon free technology in helping to meet national climate reduction goals.

Mitsubishi, Peugeot in electric commercial vehicle tie

June 30, 2010 5:23 am | by Reuters | Comments

TOKYO (Reuters) - Mitsubishi Motors Corp and PSA Peugeot Citroen said on Wednesday they have agreed to work together to develop electric vehicle powertrains, initially focusing on light commercial vehicles.

Indian Chemical Company Announces The Launch Of Their Business Website

June 30, 2010 12:30 am | by 1888PressRelease | Comments

Manufacturer and supplier of natural oils, muscle rub oils, pain killers, medicine for muscular and joint paints, sprains, cuts, burns, swelling and cold, noorani tel, nooracin plus, afzals lal tel and daily massage oils.


China OKs BYD, 15 others for green-car subsidies

June 29, 2010 11:27 pm | by Reuters | Comments

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China has approved cars made by Warren Buffett-backed BYD Co and 15 other Chinese automakers and joint ventures to receive fuel-efficiency subsidies of 3,000 yuan ($441) per vehicle, a top government agency said on Wednesday.

Alex reaches hurricane strength in Gulf of Mexico

June 29, 2010 7:28 pm | by Reuters | Comments

MIAMI (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Alex strengthened into the first hurricane of the Atlantic season on Tuesday as it swirled across the southwestern Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

Hunting weapon 10,000 years old found in melting ice patch

June 29, 2010 6:26 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

A researcher has discovered a 10,000-year-old atlatl dart that had melted out of an ice patch in the Rocky Mountains. Climate change has increased global temperatures and accelerated melting of permanent ice fields, exposing organic materials that have long been entombed in the ice.

Venetian blinds can cause accidental strangulation

June 29, 2010 6:26 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

A pediatrician is calling for Venetian blinds to be redesigned to safeguard babies and toddlers from accidentally being strangled to death by the looped cords.

Zapping Titan-like atmosphere with UV rays creates life precursors

June 29, 2010 6:25 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

The first experimental evidence showing how atmospheric nitrogen can be incorporated into organic macromolecules is being reported by researchers. The finding indicates what organic molecules might be found on Titan, the moon of Saturn that scientists think is a model for the chemistry of...


Putting muscle into birdsong: Wide range of pitch is due to vocal muscles more than air pressure

June 29, 2010 6:25 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

Female zebra finches don't sing but make one-note, low-pitch calls. Males sing over a wide range of frequencies. Scientists discovered how: The males' stronger vocal muscles, not the pressure of air flowing through their lungs, lets them sing from the B note above middle C all the way to...

Weather slows oil spill efforts as U.S. accepts foreign help

June 29, 2010 5:24 pm | by Reuters | Comments

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Bad weather halted some clean-up efforts from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill on Tuesday as high winds and waves from a strengthening storm threatened to hamper plans to capture more of the crude gushing from the largest spill in U.S. history.

UK body wants new policy, fast greenhouse gas cuts

June 29, 2010 3:26 pm | by Reuters | Comments

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain must speed up measures to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and introduce new policies if it is to achieve its target of a 34 percent cut in emissions by 2020, a government advisory body said on Wednesday. Greenhouse gas emissions have fallen by 8.6 percent in the...

Cisco, MobileAccess Boost Indoor Cell Phone Reception

June 29, 2010 2:24 pm | by InformationWeek | Comments

The solution enables sending RF signals over Ethernet LANs to improve cellular coverage without affecting LAN traffic.

No Consensus as Obama, Senators Discuss Energy Bill

June 29, 2010 1:25 pm | by Reuters | Comments

President Barack Obama urged lawmakers to put a price on carbon pollution in an upcoming Senate energy bill, but a meeting at the White House ended with no consensus.

Molson Coors To Sell Coors Light In Russia

June 29, 2010 12:26 pm | by | Comments

Montreal and Denver-based brewer is expanding into the world's fourth-largest beer market with the Russian launch of Coors Light.

SonoSite Buys VisualSonics For $71M

June 29, 2010 12:26 pm | by | Comments

Toronto-based medical imaging technology company?is being taken over by SonoSite in a $71-million deal that includes assumption of $8 million of VisualSonics debt.


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