WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Plans by U.S. President Barack Obama to expand oil drilling off the eastern coast of the United States are "dead on arrival" in Congress after the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Democratic Senator Bill Nelson said on Tuesday.
( Karolinska Institutet ) Researchers at the Swedish medical university Karolinska Institutet have discovered a new control mechanism in our immune system. The discovery is of potential significance to the treatment of serious diseases such as MS, rheumatoid arthritis and SLE.
German auto parts and tire maker says it returned to profitability in the first quarter, reversing previous losses amid higher sales and successful cost cutting.
German-based steelmaker ThyssenKrupp AG has nominated Heinrich Hiesinger, a board member at industrial conglomerate Siemens AG, as its next chief executive.
Hanesbrands and Element 21 have spent two years and $2 million to solve cost and over-insulation problems associated with aerogel, one of the best, lightest insulators around.
Automaker says it will recall nearly 135,000 Infiniti G35 sedans and coupes to address a problem that could lead to the air bag not deploying in a crash.
Commerce Department said that total factory orders rose 1.3 percent in March, much better than the 0.1 percent decline...
LONDON (Reuters) - NYMEX's carbon emissions marketplace Green Exchange LLC has opened a new office in London and hired key staff from competitors in a push to gain market share in the $100 billion European carbon market.
( American Chemical Society ) What better venue than Boston -- with its famed hospitals and university medical schools -- for a major scientific conference with the theme "Chemistry for Preventing & Combating Disease"? This historic Northeast city will, in fact, be the setting for...
( Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona ) The European GEO-PICTURES project combines state-of-the-art satellite communication, navigation and Earth observation for saving lives in great disasters.
The Gulf disaster is certain to cost BP billions, but it won't break the bank — the company made more than $6 billion in the first three months of this year.
Frustrated by their inability to get compensation in China, four parents whose children were poisoned in the country's tainted milk scandal on Tuesday took their cases to the western-style courts of Hong Kong.
A former kosher slaughterhouse owner allowed teenagers to use meat grinders and exposed children to dangerous chemicals.
More than 40 over-the-counter infant's and children's liquid medications are being recalled in the U.S. and 11 other countries because they don't meet quality standards.