( Emory University ) Emory University scientists have discovered that simple peptides can organize into bi-layer membranes. The finding suggests a "missing link" between the pre-biotic Earth's chemical inventory and the organizational scaffolding essential to life.
( DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory ) In combat situations, communication is critical, and a system being developed would put US forces in command. Catching violators while keeping safe truckers on schedule is the focus of a program and system recently installed at weigh stations in...
Trade group representing Detroit automakers and Toyota plans to pledge support for...
( Inderscience Publishers ) Radio frequency identification, RFID, could be used in the immediate aftermath of a major earthquake to save lives, according to new research published in the International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development.
In move to gain access to holistic and natural pet food segment, Procter & Gamble says it has signed a deal to buy privately held pet food company Natura Pet Products.
Japanese steel exports rose 14.2 percent to a record 39 million tons in fiscal 2009 through March, boosted by a surge in Chinese demand, an industry body said Thursday.
Labor Department said?initial claims for unemployment insurance fell by 7,000 to a seasonally adjusted 444,000, dropping for the third consecutive week.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Brazil will ask oil companies operating its offshore fields to provide information on well control systems and to review their emergency response protocols in the wake of the BP Gulf of Mexico spill, the ANP energy regulator said late Wednesday.
( United States Geological Survey ) In this edition of Science Picks, learn why it seems like the world is experiencing more earthquakes than normal. Also, see how easy it is to become a citizen scientist, and watch a new USGS movie to learn why the Mojave Desert tortoise is...
( Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona ) Researchers at Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, ICMAB-CSIC, and the firms Labein Tecnalia and Nexans, coordinated by Endesa, have developed the most advanced and powerful conductivity cable in the world. This prototype measures 30 meters and...
Drug developer Endo Pharmaceuticals is buying HealthTronics for $223 million in a move to expand its urology and diagnostic products, the companies said.
Auto parts maker Linamar and German-based NCB Lohmann say they formed a strategic alliance to build and develop wind turbine components for customers in North America.
Heavy equipment maker is planning a number of management changes to follow Doug Oberhelman's promotion to CEO in July and replace several retiring executives.
Labor Department said productivity grew at an annual rate of 3.6 percent in the first quarter, better than the 2.5 percent increase economists had expected.