Somali pirates have freed a British-flagged chemical tanker they had held for more than four months after receiving a ransom.
Chinese researchers discovered that cigarette butts soaked in water can help guard against corrosion in steel piping.
Russia's largest steelmaker said its net loss widened to $785 million in first quarter as it wrote down the value of an Italian unit it plans to sell.
Economic analysts say that if Boeing is awarded an Air Force contract for the NextGen Tanker, Iowa could benefit from approximately 800 jobs.
According to an incentives plan, Hawaii residents will get cash rebates worth up to $4,500 for buying new electric cars and $250 for upgrading their refrigerators.
Governor is acknowledging that hope has faded for a Russian steelmaking company's plans for a $1 billion steel mill in southern Ohio.
Truck company?s plant in Indiana has begun turning out Navistar e-Star electric trucks that can travel 100 miles on a single charge.
LONDON (Reuters) - European Union carbon permit prices have had a rollercoaster ride over the past 45 days, and according to varying estimates made by analysts in the latest Reuters emissions poll, the volatility may not be over yet.
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's central government will cut its emissions of climate-warming carbon by 10 percent in the next 12 months, while speeding up the wider move to a low-carbon economy, the new UK Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday.
Graphene and DNA can combine to create a stable and accurate biosensor, reports a study published in the nanotechnology journal Small . The tiny biosensor might eventually help doctors...
HOUSTON (Reuters) - A cascade of human and mechanical failures likely caused last month's deadly offshore rig explosion and an undersea oil gusher that could be the worst U.S. environmental disaster, according to data gathered by congressional investigators and reviewed by experts.
Microsoft is looking ramp up adoption of latest version of productivity software aimed at road warriors.
Tiny variations in the isotopic composition of silver in meteorites and Earth rocks are helping scientists put together a timetable of how our planet was assembled beginning 4.568 billion years ago. The new study indicates that water and other key volatiles may have been present in at...
HOUSTON/PORT FOURCHON, Louisiana (Reuters) - BP on Thursday geared up for its latest attempt to control a gushing undersea well as environmentalists complained they were being kept in the dark about the oil spill's potential ecological impact.
Engineers are developing new and improved poles to carry electricity across the countryside. They say the new structures -- which can bend and deflect an extreme load -- would be cheaper, easier to install, more secure and more resistant to cascading failures. That means better electrical...