BP plans to bring in a floating production and storage vessel that can burn off some of the approximately 600,000 gallons of oil being collected each day.
Minnesota researchers have designed a $3.75 million carbon-free system that uses wind power from a towering turbine to produce anhydrous ammonia, skirting the need for expensive transmission lines.
The Elvis Presley estate has signed a deal for Hasbro and PPW Toys to release an Elvis version of Mr. Potato Head.
CEO of Airbus parent EADS says huge order from Dubai-based Emirates means A380 has passed a key test, but selling the superjumbo to U.S. airlines still a 'challenge.'
Automaker has resumed production in India despite an ongoing strike that forced the nation's top car exporter to halt production for two days at a cost of about $28 million.
Inventories held by wholesalers rose for a fourth straight month in April while sales rose for a 13th consecutive time.
Company says its customers, which include Apple and Dell, will have to pay more after it increased wages in China...
China's appetite for slates could exceed 7 million and show 10-fold growth over the next five years, research firm says.
Converter Reduces Operator and Lifecycle Costs PHOENIX, June 8, 2010 -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) introduced today a new High Temperature Analog-to-Digital 12-bit Converter (HTADC12) enabling reliable measurement and control in high temperature environments like those experienced in deep...
( University of Montreal ) A group of Canadian scientists is developing software that can actually measure emotional responses to the Web. Aude Dufresne, a professor at the University of Montreal Department of Communications, led a team of researchers that are designing a new...
The gloves are off – and also on – in the battle to bring intuitive hand-gesture computer control to the masses
Authorities said Hong Meng transferred information about Dupont's work with OLED displays to his Chinese email account and sent samples to a colleague after accepting a position at Peking University.
A crew member is recovering after his fishing vessel pulled in military shells containing mustard gas. Thousands of tons of chemical weapons were dumped off U.S. coasts after World War II.
( Children's National Medical Center ) A new study in the Archives of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine finds that propofol, a well-known anesthesia medication, has a low occurrence of adverse events for children undergoing research-driven imaging studies. The study, led by a...
LONDON (Reuters) - Global greenhouse gas emissions from energy use fell for the first time since 1998, as the economic recession slashed industrial production and fossil fuel consumption in most countries, BP said on Wednesday.