Crude prices have fallen about 20 percent in two weeks as investors worry that a debt crisis in Europe could spread to the U.S. and hurt the global recovery.
Union representing AbitibiBowater workers says the company is closing its pulp and paper mill in Gatineau, Que., affecting about 350 workers.
New York jury decided that Novartis engaged in a pattern of discrimination against women, paying them less than men and treating pregnant women unfavorably.
Several of the nation's largest food companies say they will take 1.5 trillion calories out of their products by 2015 in an effort to reduce childhood obesity.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A proposed cap of $10 billion in liability for oil companies to cover damages from oil spills is "inadequate," U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said on Monday.
More than 4,600 votes cast; Carol Cowan receives majority to become Farm Mom of the Year
Chemist stitches up speedier chemical reactions: New details about the Piers catalyst to help chemical industry improve productsMay 17, 2010 12:24 pm | by Science Daily | Comments
Some people have streets named after them. Warren Piers, a chemistry professor at the University of Calgary, has a catalyst penned after him. And in a new paper, Piers reveals the inner workings of the Piers catalyst at a molecular level of detail not previously available.
( American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists ) In the Opening Session of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists' 2010 National Biotechnology Conference, AAPS President Danny D. Shen, Ph.D., presented the following ground-breaking researchers with awards...
Chemical ‘ROC Stars’ Conference Curt Espeland, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN), will address the Chemical ROC Stars Conference, sponsored by Barclays Capital, in New York City, on May 18 at 3:25 p.m. ET.
( The Kavli Foundation ) On June 3, 8-10AM EDT, the World Science Festival launches its first full day with the announcement of the 2010 Kavli Prize laureates. This event features a keynote address by Harold Varmus, co-chair of President Obama's Council of Advisors on Science and...
PreCentral users reported problems downloading and updating apps from the Palm App Catalog.
Geologists have documented that Lake Tanganyika in east Africa has experienced unprecedented warming in the last century. Using core samples obtained from the lake bed, the team determined the lake is currently the warmest it has been in the last 1,500 years. The warming likely is...
( Carnegie Mellon University ) Carnegie Mellon University is launching an initiative, led by two of its Silicon Valley-based researchers, to address the need for industry-wide, globally accepted measures for calculating the benefits and risks of cloud-computing services.
( Carlos III University of Madrid ) Researchers at the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid present the Moto Student Project, in which a group of university students and engineers have worked to design and develop a racing motorcycle prototype that will complete against university teams...
( Elhuyar Fundazioa ) Iker Castanos, a student of technical engineering in computerized management at the University of the Basque Country, has designed the very first distribution which, initiated either from a DVD or by installation, communicates computers so that they can work in parallel.