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Military Develops Multi-purpose 'green' Decontaminants For Terrorist Attack Sites

June 2, 2010 7:26 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( American Chemical Society ) Chemists with the United States military have developed a set of ultra-strength cleaners that could be used in the aftermath of a terrorist attack. The new formulas are tough enough to get rid of nerve gas, mustard gas, radioactive isotopes, and anthrax....

Nanosponge Drug Delivery System More Effective Than Direct Injection

June 2, 2010 7:26 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Vanderbilt University ) When loaded with an anticancer drug, a delivery system based on a novel material called nanosponge is three to five times more effective at reducing tumor growth than direct injection.

Life On Mars: University Of Leicester To Detect Clues For Alien Existence

June 2, 2010 7:26 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( University of Leicester ) Development Model of Mars Rover at University of Leicester on Friday June 4


Dr. Mitola Delivers Keynote Address And Leads Workshop At International Software Radio Conference

June 2, 2010 7:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Stevens Institute of Technology ) On June 7-8, 2010, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in St James, London, United Kingdom, Dr. Joseph Mitola III, Vice President for the Research Enterprise at Stevens Institute of Technology, will deliver the Keynote Address and lead a workshop on Software...

Foxconn Decides on 30 Percent Pay Rises

June 2, 2010 7:22 am | Comments

Foxconn Technology Group, shaken by the suicides at its China plants, says it is raising the pay of workers by 30 percent, a greater increase than first planned.

Dow Corning to Spend $13M on R & D in Europe

June 2, 2010 7:19 am | Comments

Dow Corning will build two new buildings for research into silicon-based materials and photovoltaic cells.

Hershey Plant Modernization Could Cost 600 Jobs

June 2, 2010 7:08 am | Comments

The Hershey Co. is proposing to slash up to 600 jobs in a move to modernize and expand the newer of its two hometown plants while shutting down production in the original plant.

Lockheed Martin Selling 2 Units, Merging Others

June 2, 2010 6:28 am | by | Comments

Defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. says it will sell two businesses and realign others, saying the moves will improve its performance.


EU Says Emissions Down 2 Percent In 2008

June 2, 2010 6:27 am | by | Comments

European Union says it reduced its greenhouse gas emissions by 2 percent in 2008 from the previous year as an economic recession cut back energy use.

German Car Exports Jump In May

June 2, 2010 6:27 am | by | Comments

Auto industry group said German car exports increased by nearly half in May compared to a year earlier but sales continued to slide at home.

Kimberly-Clark Opens 1st Russian Plant

June 2, 2010 6:27 am | by | Comments

Consumer products maker opened its first plant in Russia, which will make two Huggies diapers.

Tata Opens New Nano Factory

June 2, 2010 6:27 am | by | Comments

Indian automaker inaugurated a factory to produce its super-cheap compact Nano car nearly two years after violent farmer...

China Moves Toward Mobile Payment Standard

June 2, 2010 6:27 am | by InformationWeek | Comments

The nation's largest wireless carrier is pressured by regulators to drop its proprietary technology and adopt the global standard.

Risoe's Next Energy Conference Takes Hold Of The Big Issues On Energy And Climate

June 2, 2010 6:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Risoe National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, the Technical University of Denmark ) Risoe DTU's next energy conference will deal with the pressing large, long-term energy issues.

OBIS Selects OpenGeo For Web-based Geospatial Mapping

June 2, 2010 6:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Census of Marine Life ) OpenGeo today announced that the Ocean Biogeographic Information System has selected it to replace their existing geospatial mapping tools. OpenGeo is a fully-integrated, open source geospatial platform for manipulating maps and data. OpenGeo will provide...


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