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When Are Drugs Considered Too Risky?

July 1, 2010 8:28 am | by | Comments

Food and Drug Administration has no firm rules for deciding when to pull a drug...

Governments face cost hurdle to halve CO2 by 2050: IEA

July 1, 2010 8:27 am | by Reuters | Comments

WASHINGTON/PARIS (Reuters) - Governments will have to grapple with sharply higher upfront costs to deploy clean energy technologies and halve carbon emissions by 2050, the International Energy Agency said on Thursday.

Story Tips From The Department Of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory July 2010

July 1, 2010 8:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory ) People recovering from injuries could from a gait analysis technology being developed by a team at ORNL. A National Academies Keck Futures Initiative award of $100,000 will help researchers from ORNL and State University NY to produce biofuels....


BASF Responds to Misleading Charges in Lawsuit

July 1, 2010 5:58 am | Comments

PEMEX's racketeering lawsuit filed charges that BASF purchased natural gas condensate PEMEX claims was stolen from it in Mexico by organized criminals.

Unpeeling atoms and molecules from the inside out

June 30, 2010 7:25 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

The first published scientific results from the world's most powerful hard X-ray laser show its unique ability to control the behaviors of individual electrons within simple atoms and molecules by stripping them away, one by one -- in some cases creating hollow atoms.

New technique improves efficiency of biofuel production

June 30, 2010 7:25 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

Researchers have developed a more efficient technique for producing biofuels from woody plants that significantly reduces the waste that results from conventional biofuel production techniques. The technique is a significant step toward creating a commercially viable new source of...

Hurricane Alex spins past oil rigs toward Mexico

June 30, 2010 5:25 pm | by Reuters | Comments

PLAYA BAGDAD, Mexico (Reuters) - Alex strengthened into a Category 2 hurricane in the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday and was due to hit the Mexican coast in a few hours, but it stayed clear of oil fields to the relief of crude markets.

Storm Hampers Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill Cleanup

June 30, 2010 5:25 pm | by Reuters | Comments

Hurricane Alex disrupted cleanup efforts from the Gulf oil spill while a senior U.S. official said a relief well intended to plug BP's deep-sea well remained weeks from completion.


Guyana indigenous people charge land abuses

June 30, 2010 4:26 pm | by Reuters | Comments

GEORGETOWN (Reuters) - Guyana's indigenous people are accusing the government of snatching their traditional land through poor demarcation as the authorities try to benefit from a U.N. program to preserve the country's rainforests.

More proof that new planet and star are moving together

June 30, 2010 1:25 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

A planet about eight times the mass of Jupiter has been confirmed to orbit a sun-like star that's some 300 times farther from its own star than Earth is from its sun. The newly confirmed planet is the least massive planet known to orbit at such a great distance from its host star.

Strong Attendance Expected at Canada's Major Manufacturing Event as Manufacturing Sales Continue to Rise

June 30, 2010 12:25 pm | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | Comments

Toronto, Canada, June 28, 2010 — With a steady increase in manufacturing sales eight out of the last 10 months and a predicted upward trend, Canadian manufacturers are gearing up for better times ahead.

Judge Drops Age Lawsuit Against Boeing, Spirit

June 30, 2010 11:26 am | by | Comments

Federal judge tossed out age discrimination lawsuit against Boeing and Spirit AeroSystems filed in wake of Boeing's 2005 sale of commercial airplane operations in Kansas and Oklahoma.

Scientific Panel To Review Unintended Acceleration

June 30, 2010 11:26 am | by | Comments

Government's highway safety agency wants a scientific panel to help it learn whether electronics are to blame for vehicles suddenly accelerating in aftermath of Toyota's massive recalls.

Bobcat Plans To Hire 100 Workers

June 30, 2010 11:26 am | by | Comments

Maker of skid-steer loaders says move is due to an increased demand for products and the transition of production to Gwinner, N.D., after closing its plant in Bismarck in December.

International Paper Completes SCA Packaging Deal

June 30, 2010 11:25 am | by | Comments

Company said it completed its purchase of SCA Packaging for about $200 million in deal to strengthen its industrial packaging business in China.


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