Southern Co. announced Friday that it is accepting $8.3 billion in federal loan guarantees from the federal government, setting the stage for the construction of the first new nuclear reactors in the U.S. in a generation.
The Food and Drug Administration urged consumers to stop using an instant coffee product that is being marketed as a sexual aphrodisiac, saying it could dangerously lower blood pressure.
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Indian ministers called for the government to extradite the former head of Union Carbide and pursue liability claims against Midland-Mich.-based Dow Chemical as part of a new push for justice in the Bhopal gas leak that killed 15,000 people.
( Nanyang Technological University ) Singapore's leading science and technology university, NTU and Israel's number one university, Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, announced a new collaboration to jointly offer a Doctor of Philosophy program and to increase the level of...
Company is offering a lower-price Nook electronic reader with a Wi-Fi connection for $149, undercutting the $259 Kindle sold by Amazon.com.
H.J. Heinz Co. agreed to buy Foodstar, a Chinese food company that makes soy sauces and fermented bean curd, for $165 million.
Food maker Ralcorp Holdings Inc. said Monday it has agreed to buy American Italian Pasta Co. for about $1.2 billion and has acquired two cracker makers.
Cigarette maker Philip Morris International says it's signed deals to buy 10 percent of its tobacco from farmers in Brazil.
The British oil giant spent $2 billion in two months fighting the oil spill and compensating victims, with no end in sight for the disaster.
A team of scientists has succeeded in identifying one of the most complex organic molecules yet found in the material between the stars, the so-called interstellar medium. The discovery of anthracene could help resolve a decades-old astrophysical mystery concerning the production of...
Scientists have created visible-light catalysis, using silver chloride nanowires decorated with gold nanoparticles, that may decompose organic molecules in polluted water.
A soothing solution to hot, humid days may be on its way, thanks to a melding of technologies in filters, coolers and drying agents. The U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory has invented a new air conditioning process with the potential of using 50 percent to...
A species of damselfish, Stegastes nigricans, selectively weed the algal gardens on which they feed in order to encourage the growth of their preferred algal species of Polysiphonia and suppress the growth of less palatable algae. In a new study, researchers investigate the feeding...
Imagine a phone which can work on both CDMA and GSM networks -- or receives TV broadcasts -- and does so by loading new software.