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.
Tire and rubber company said it reversed a year-ago loss, posting net income of $11.6 million in the first quarter on higher tire sales and better use of manufacturing capacity.
Ingelheim/Germany, 6 May 2010 - In a clinical study Boehringer Ingelheim recently conducted, Dulcolax® tablets with the active ingredient bisacodyl clearly demonstrated efficacy by inc
Scientists have found a simple but functioning community of bacteria and micro-organisms thriving in the lakes and soils of the Dufek Massif region in Antarctica. These are the southernmost terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems ever described on Earth, less than 800km from the South Pole.
HOUSTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators exempted BP Plc from a detailed environmental review of the exploration project that ultimately resulted in the deadly Gulf of Mexico explosion and subsequent oil spill, documents show.
( American Association for Cancer Research ) While previous research had suggested that drinking milk was related to factors that may increase the risk of renal cell cancer, results of a recent study exploiting the genetic contribution to variation in milk consumption suggest that...
( American Association for Cancer Research ) Despite public health warnings, drinking is still high among pregnant women. AML risk increased 56 percent among children of those who drank alcohol.
( Northwestern University ) Researchers from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine have discovered a link between sporadic and familial forms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a neurodegenerative disease also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Researchers linked a...