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LCD television waste could help prevent bacterial infections

June 19, 2010 5:26 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

The fastest growing waste in Europe could soon be helping to combat hospital infections, according to scientists in the UK. Researchers have discovered a way of transforming the chemical compound polyvinyl-alcohol (PVA), which is a key element of television sets with liquid crystal...

Tropical Storm Celia forms in Pacific off Mexico

June 19, 2010 2:27 pm | by Reuters | Comments

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Celia formed on Saturday in the Pacific off southern Mexico and could become a hurricane as it moves away from the coast, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

Clouds add depth to computer landscapes

June 19, 2010 5:25 am | by New Scientist | Comments

A single camera watching the shadows of clouds moving across a landscape can allow a computer to calculate topography


Forbes pharmaceutical announces the launch of their Business Website

June 18, 2010 11:26 pm | by 1888PressRelease | Comments

FORBES PHARMACEUTICAL has been at the front edge in the chemical sector and has been offering quality metal salts including Zinc, Copper, Nickel, Vanadium, Molybdium, Cobalt, Iodine, Silver, Paladium, Platinum, Tungstan and many more. Most of the players in this industry find it hard to...

Anadarko heaps blame on BP

June 18, 2010 6:27 pm | by Reuters | Comments

HOUSTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - As BP Plc rushed to raise cash to pay for the Gulf of Mexico disaster, a partner in the out-of-control well said the British company was likely guilty of "willful misconduct" and should shoulder the financial burden for the worst U.S. oil spill.

Analysis: Will BP foul Obama's relations with business?

June 18, 2010 2:30 pm | by Reuters | Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama was credited by supporters with thrashing a corporate giant when BP Plc agreed to his demand to commit $20 billion to help those affected by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Motorola ES400 Will Run Microsoft OS

June 18, 2010 2:26 pm | by InformationWeek | Comments

The three-keyboard enterprise digital assistant device will run Windows Mobile 6.5 and go on sale in September.

Heavy metal glass helps light go the distance

June 18, 2010 2:26 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

The fiber optic cable networks linking the world are an essential part of modern life. To keep up with ever-increasing demands for more bandwidth, scientists are working to improve the optical amplifiers that boost fiber optic signals across long distances. Optical amplifier research is...


Unemployment Drops In 37 States

June 18, 2010 12:26 pm | by | Comments

Majority of states saw their unemployment rates drop in May, but the widespread declines were mainly...

Environment worries to lift electric car sales: report

June 18, 2010 11:28 am | by Reuters | Comments

LONDON (Reuters) - Global sales of electric vehicles are set to rise this year due to worries about security of oil supply, the environment and fuel costs, UK consultancy J.D. Power said on Friday.

Acetone-Resistant Computer Imprintable Labels

June 18, 2010 11:02 am | Comments

Computer Imprintable Label Systems' CIL8200S metalized polyester range of chemical resistant labels allow variable data to be added in-house using a thermal transfer printer.

Dawn Gets Good Publicity from Oil Spill

June 18, 2010 7:38 am | Comments

Just about any article or newscast about wildlife coated with oil in the gulf region mentions Dawn — the only detergent recommended for cleaning the hundreds of afflicted pelicans, gulls and gannets.

EPA Delays Decision on Higher Ethanol Blend

June 18, 2010 7:32 am | Comments

The Environmental Protection Agency says it will wait until this fall to decide whether U.S. car engines can handle higher concentrations of ethanol in gasoline.

Eastman Chemical Sets Goals for Energy Efficiency

June 18, 2010 7:27 am | Comments

A new review of Eastman Chemical Co.'s policy lists 10-year targets as a 25 percent reduction in energy intensity and 20 percent reduction in greenhouse gas intensity.

CEO safe for now, heat on chairman: BP investors

June 18, 2010 7:27 am | by Reuters | Comments

LONDON (Reuters) - BP CEO Tony Hayward may cling on after Thursday's mauling by U.S. lawmakers over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, investors and analysts said, while chairman Carl-Henric Svanberg looked less secure.


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