A city maintenance worker was exposed to high levels of nitrogen when he lost consciousness and fell about 30 feet into a manhole above a sewer line.
Shanghai 's Higher People's Court has rejected appeals by three former employees of mining giant Rio Tinto of sentences for corruption and stealing commercial secrets.
The EPA's decision to allow BP to shoot massive amounts of dispersing chemicals deep underwater may help protect vital marshes and wetlands on the Gulf Coast, but would shift the problem to deep-sea reefs.
BP said a mile-long tube was funneling crude from a blown well to a tanker ship after three days of wrestling to get the stopgap measure into place.
U.S. leaders want China's clean energy boom to drive technology exports, but Beijing wants to create its own suppliers and is limiting access to its market.
Company probe finds problems with a second rig, which one official warned could 'lead to catastrophic operator error,' records and interviews show.
A 10-year survey into the link between cell phone use and two types of brain cancer has proved inconclusive, according to report to be published Tuesday.
Lake City Army Ammunition Plant to produce about 1.5 billion rounds of small-caliber ammunition and undergo $244 million modernization program to keep up with demand.
General Motors says it earned $865 million from January through March, a strong sign GM has reversed course from staggering losses...
( American Physical Society ) Magnetic stripes hint at the origin of superconductivity in ceramics.
3i’s Technologies’ BatcHHouse™ dynamic bulk density meter is a real-time, in-line dynamic bulk density meter with feed-forward or feed-back mode.
LONDON (Reuters) - Nissan, Japan's third-biggest carmaker, said on Monday its Leaf electric car would cost under 30,000 euros ($38,110) in most European countries after incentives offered by governments to push the new technology.
SINGAPORE/OSLO (Reuters) - Veteran Costa Rican climate diplomat Christiana Figueres is set to be appointed as the United Nations' new climate chief, sources familiar with the matter said Monday.
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese electronic conglomerate Toshiba Corp said on Monday it is developing lithium-ion batteries with multiple automakers as it seeks to benefit from growing demand for more environment-friendly cars.
To find out what makes microbe-plant interactions "tick," scientists decoded the genome of a plant-dwelling microbe they'd shown could increase plant growth by 40 percent. The work could move the approach of using bacteria as growth-promoting agents one step closer to implementation for...