South Korean conglomerate to invest $20.6 billion in technologies including solar cells and medical devices, aiming to boost sales and increase its work force by tens of thousands.
GlaxoSmithKline says it has signed a strategic alliance with South Korea's Dong-A Pharmaceuticals, acquiring a 9.9 percent stake for $109.5 million.
Drug and medical device maker Abbott Laboratories is licensing the products from Zydus Cadila, based in India, and will sell them in 15 emerging markets through a new unit.
National Instruments (NI) has announced plans for NIWeek, a graphical system design conference and exhibition targeted at engineers, scientists and members of the academic community.
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's thirst for sand to increase land reclamation and construction is driving an ecologically damaging sand-dredging industry in Cambodia, according to a report by a non-governmental organization. London-based Global Witness said on Tuesday that Cambodia's...
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany is at the forefront of installing renewable energy but there is an Achilles heel to its strategy.
BEIJING (Reuters) May 11 - Private equity firm U.S. Renewables Group said it plans to raise up to 2 billion yuan ($293 million) for a fund investing in renewable energy projects in China.
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's greenhouse gas emissions grew 58 percent between 1994 and 2007, official figures released on Tuesday showed, underlining the country's growing importance in the fight against climate change.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Germany's top solar companies warned an ongoing drop in prices for cells and modules could hit profits after releasing mostly better-than-expected results on strong demand in their home market, the world's biggest.
( Institute of Physics ) A team of British researchers has worked with six adult Egyptian fruit bats from Tropical World in Leeds to record and recreate their calls.
( Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation ) A new type of drug designed to kill nonHodgkin lymphoma tumor cells could lead to potential nontoxic therapies for cancer patients.
SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's biggest business conglomerate Samsung Group said on Tuesday it would invest 23.3 trillion won ($20.6 billion) by 2020 in new businesses including health care and green energy technology.
ROBERT, Louisiana (Reuters) - BP Plc said on Monday it will again attempt to contain oil gushing deep in the Gulf of Mexico, this time with a far smaller funnel than it tried before, as a massive slick threatened Louisiana shores.
Federal and State Officials Confirm Link Between Bagged Romaine Lettuce and E. coli O145 Illness OutbreakMay 10, 2010 5:27 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and its state health partners have confirmed that the strain of E. coli O145 detected by the New York State Public Health Laboratory, Wadsworth Center, in Albany, in an unopened bag of...
Researchers have carried out the first study in which the quantum phenomenon known as "entanglement" has been observed and characterized in a real biological system. Quantum entanglement is thought to be a critical factor behind the ability of green plants and certain bacteria, through...