Washington, DC - U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu today announced the selections of projects for investment of up to $62 million over five years to research, develop, and demonstrate Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) systems capable of providing low-cost electrical power.
Diversity in some coral populations may significantly influence their response to extreme temperature disturbances -- such as those predicted from climate warming. A team demonstrated natural selection acting on the species of algae living within corals may determine survival in extreme...
( University of California - Los Angeles ) James Liao, Chancellor's Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at UCLA Engineering, who has had significant success in engineering metabolic pathways in bacteria and cyanobacteria to produce higher chain alcohols for use as...
A court ordered filmmaker Joe Berlinger to turn over more than 600 hours of raw film footage to Chevron Corporation.
In Washington, Senator Ben Nelson of Nebraska said that a climate and energy bill is unlikely to emerge from Congress this year.
The Panel criticizes failed regulation of environmental contaminants, undue industry influence, and inadequate research and funding.
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The economic crisis might well have made it cheaper for European industry to deepen cuts to climate-warming emissions, but it has also left companies too weak to face the challenge, industry groups said on Friday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, who had been collaborating on a compromise climate change and energy bill, on Friday called for putting the legislation on hold following the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Reports confirm that the device will soon be in position over the well where undersea robots are placing alignment markers around the main oil leak.
( University of Michigan ) In an achievement that could help enable fast quantum computers, University of Michigan physicists have built a better Rydberg atom trap. Rydberg atoms are highly excited, nearly-ionized giants that can be thousands of times larger than their ground-state...
( Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres ) Scientists of the German Cancer Research Center (Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, DKFZ) have discovered that bioavailability and efficacy of the blood cancer drug azacytidine increase when the substance is coupled to a fatty acid.
( European Society for Medical Oncology ) The following abstracts will be presented at the IMPAKT Breast Cancer Conference in Brussels.
Nation's largest food maker said it earned $1.88 billion in the first quarter, compared to $660 million in the same period last year, as it began to integrate Cadbury.
Private employers — the backbone of the economy — added a surprisingly strong 231,000 positions in April, the most in four years.