AÂ blast at Morita Chemical Industries Co. in Osaka's Yodogawa Ward occurred when workers were cutting away the top of a chemical tank as part of efforts to clean it.
Bad publicity has prompted chemical giant DuPontÂ to ask a federal judge to moveÂ a second trial stemming from a 2004Â sulfur trioxide release.
The HART Communication FoundationÂ has selected the Mitsubishi Chemical CorporationÂ ethylene plant located in Kashima, Japan, as recipient of the 2009 HART Plant of the Year Award.
LONDON (Reuters) - Demand for voluntary carbon offsets declined in December, traditionally one of the market's busiest months, as a slow year meant retailers did not face the usual scramble to square their books, market players said.
LONDON (Reuters) - European Union carbon emissions futures rose on Wednesday, supported by German power prices, but have not yet clawed back all of Monday's 9 percent fall. EU Allowances for December 2010 delivery were up 22 cents or 1.73 percent at 12.93 euros ($18.45) a tonne at 1349...
Developers will find Verizon's 700-MHz Long Term Evolution network friendly to classes of applications never before available on wireless networks, the company says.
( Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council ) A promising cancer drug, first discovered in a mushroom commonly used in Chinese medicine, could be made more effective thanks to researchers who have discovered how the drug works. The research is funded by the Biotechnology...
Screens and display elements in mobile phones, e-readers for electronic books and measuring devices are now well-established features of our networked world. To make the manufacture of these mobile mass displays more cost effective, organic electronics is providing technical solutions,...
Quality Systems International (QSI) has revealed that its Winlims Rental scheme has been developed to give organisations a tax-efficient option for investing in its Winlims system.
SYDNEY (Reuters) - Pacific Ocean temperatures remained at levels typical of a drought-bringing El Nino weather pattern, Australia's Bureau of Meteorology said on Wednesday.
Oceanographers have that seawater sound absorption will drop by up to 70 percent already during this century. The scientists have examined the effects of man-made carbon dioxide under business-as-usual emissions and provide projections of the magnitude, time scale and regional extent of...
Exactly one hundred years ago the force of gravity was measured for the first time with such accuracy that this measured value was established as a reference value world-wide.
Two brown dwarf-sized objects orbiting a giant old star show that planets may assemble around stars more quickly and efficiently than anyone thought possible, according to an international team of astronomers.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. environmental regulators on Tuesday finalized engine and fuel standards for U.S. flagged ships to cut emissions that cause lung diseases and save more than $100 billion in health costs.