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Kerry unveils climate bill

May 12, 2010 1:26 pm | by Reuters | Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator John Kerry ratcheted up the fight to pass legislation to combat global warming on Wednesday, unveiling a bill as the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster complicates the measure's already slim chances of passage.

Carnegie Mellon's Onur Mutlu Receives Outstanding Award

May 12, 2010 1:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Carnegie Mellon University ) Carnegie Mellon's Onur Mutlu received a five year, $549,306 grant from the National Science Foundation to research technologies and algorithms for creating scalable, high-performance, and quality-of-service memory systems for multi-core purposes.

U Of I Partners In Rebuilding Top University In Sierra Leone

May 12, 2010 1:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

( University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences ) On May 6, University of Illinois officials signed a memorandum of understanding with Njala University of the West African country of Sierra Leone to partner in the rebuilding of the university it...


3 New Climate Change Reports To Be Released At May 19 Public Briefing

May 12, 2010 1:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

( National Academy of Sciences ) As part of its most comprehensive assessment to date, the National Research Council -- the operating arm of the National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Engineering -- will release three new reports examining how the nation can combat the...

Magellan Aerospace Wins Rolls-Royce Engine Contract

May 12, 2010 12:27 pm | by | Comments

Canadian aerospace components maker struck a deal with Rolls-Royce and its German unit to manufacture mainline shafts and stub shafts for its jet engines.

Remington To Expand N.Y. Plant, Add More Jobs

May 12, 2010 12:27 pm | by | Comments

About 100 new jobs are expected within the next year at Remington?s Ilion, N.Y., firearms manufacturing plant scheduled for a nearly $6 million expansion.

Honda Celebrates 10 Years In Alabama

May 12, 2010 12:27 pm | by | Comments

Lincoln, Ala., celebrated?10th anniversary of Honda Manufacturing of Alabama with events that included opening a time capsule that area students buried at the site.

HTC Steps Up Fight Against Apple

May 12, 2010 12:27 pm | by | Comments

Taiwanese cell phone maker HTC has filed a legal complaint against Apple, looking to block sales of iPhone and other Apple products, in an ongoing patent dispute.


Philip Morris: Tax Increases Are Counterproductive

May 12, 2010 12:26 pm | by | Comments

Cigarette maker said economic recovery is under way in a wide range of markets, but cautioned that taxes and stringent tobacco regulation...

Honeywell UOP Named Among Boeing's 2009 Suppliers Of The Year

May 12, 2010 11:25 am | by Honeywell International | Comments

DES PLAINES, Ill., May 11, 2010 – UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, has been selected as one of Boeing’s 2009 suppliers of the year. One of just 14 companies chosen from a pool of 10,500, Honeywell’s UOP business unit has played a crucial role in supporting Boeing’s biofuel flight...

No More Pills: Male Contraceptive Takes New Approach

May 12, 2010 11:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Male Contraception Information Project ) Positive initial results have earned a University of North Carolina team a Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Grand Challenges Explorations grant to study therapeutic ultrasound as a long-acting male contraceptive, adding to hope that this lead...

Global cap and trade decades off, U.S. unveils plan

May 12, 2010 10:25 am | by Reuters | Comments

LONDON/ SINGAPORE (Reuters) - A grand vision of a global carbon market to limit greenhouse gas emissions may be decades off as U.S. senators unveiled a climate bill on Wednesday, facing tough Republican opposition.

Secretaries Chu and Salazar Lead Administration Team Offering Federal Scientific and Technological Support to BP Engineers

May 12, 2010 10:24 am | by US Department of Energy | Comments

HOUSTON, TX - At the request of the President, Secretary Chu and Secretary Salazar traveled to Houston today to participate in meetings with DOE and national lab staff, industry officials and other engineers and scientists involved in finding solutions to cap the flow of oil and contain the spill.

Research Team Shows How Bacterial Community Evolves To Survive

May 12, 2010 8:25 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( University of Cincinnati Academic Health Center ) An international team led by a University of Cincinnati researcher has shown how a bacterial community evolves to survive hostile host defenses in the body.

Recycling 'tiny Trash' -- Cigarette Butts

May 12, 2010 8:25 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( American Chemical Society ) A new study suggests expanding community recycling programs beyond newspapers, beverage containers, and other traditional trash to include an unlikely new potential treasure: Cigarette butts. Terming this tiny trash "one of the most ubiquitous forms of...


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