Massey Energy Co. is offering $3 million to each of the families of 29 men killed in an explosion at its Upper Big Branch coal mine in West Virginia.
BP says that it will pay for all the cleanup costs from a massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico that could continue spewing crude for at least another week.
Semiconductor Industry Association reported that worldwide semiconductor sales were up 58 percent in the first quarter compared to a year ago.
Billionaire Warren Buffett says the American economy is definitely improving with most signs of life coming?from manufacturing businesses.
Machinists union workers at aviation electronics manufacturer Hamilton Sundstrand have overwhelmingly approved a new three-year contract.
Company says it sold 1 million of its new iPad tablet computers in the month after its launch, meaning it's been selling more than twice as fast as the iPhone did when it was new.
Private trade group says the U.S. manufacturing sector expanded at the fastest pace in nearly six years, as factories continue to lead the economy's rebound.
BERLIN (Reuters) - The illustrious history of Germany's century-old Nordseewerke shipyard was heading toward a final unhappy chapter when the global economic crisis throttled demand, dooming one of the region's biggest employers.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - There is still cash to be reaped from beaten renewable energy stocks, as governments will continue to pump cash into the sector, even after large subsidy cuts, a fund manager at Deutsche Bank asset management arm DWS told Reuters.
Column about a 10-year IT services deal between Indiana and IBM that Indiana cancelled after 3 years because it felt new systems weren't operating properly and that IBM's progress was too slow.
Eastman Chemical Company announced that it has completed the acquisition of Genovique Specialties Corporation, a leading global producer of specialty plasticizers, benzoic acid, and sodium benzoate.
Bacteria in the ocean can harvest light energy from sunlight to promote survival thanks to a unique photoprotein, according to research by a team of scientists in Sweden and Spain.
New insights into how omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation also hints at novel disease treatmentsMay 2, 2010 11:26 pm | by Science Daily | Comments
Scientists went on a molecular fishing trip and netted a catch of new mediators that not only can explain how omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation, but also hint at novel treatments for a host of diseases linked to inflammatory processes.
Using a pair of exotic techniques including a molecular-scale version of ice fishing, researchers have developed methods to measure accurately the length of "nanopores," the miniscule channels found in cell membranes. The team's "molecular rulers" could serve as a way to calibrate...
A researcher in Israel conducted the first study of hand-clapping songs, revealing a direct link between those activities and the development of important skills in children and young adults, including university students.