( Harvard University ) Hailed as a "cross between a high-speed centrifuge and a cotton candy machine," bioengineers at Harvard have developed a new, practical technology for fabricating tiny nanofibers. The reference by lead author Mohammad Reza Badrossamay to the fairground treat of...
GUANGZHOU/TOKYO (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co is interested to develop electric car batteries in China to tap the country's technology and vast resources, its chief executive said, adding that a breakthrough was needed to bring the zero-emission cars into the mainstream.
( Wiley-Blackwell ) Eighty-six percent of adults use the internet to research health issues, but only 28-41 percent consult primary health-care providers about what they find out. The new GATOR acronym (genuine, accurate, trustworthy, origin and readability) encourages healthy...
Wal-Mart is cutting the price of the most up-to-date iPhone in half, a sign that Apple is getting ready to unveil a new model.
DEARBORN, Mich., May 24, 2010 — Dr. Irving Pressley McPhail, President and CEO of the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, Inc. (NACME), addressed the 2010 graduating class of the Polytechnic Institute of New York University during this year’s commencement...
Smarter office lighting could be an easy win for energy-cutting initiatives
Fighting Climate Change: Alstom - Dow Technology Selected for Industrial CCS demonstration facility in FranceMay 25, 2010 4:25 am | by The Dow Chemical Company | Comments
Alstom and The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) are pleased to announce that the EDF Group has awarded a contract to Alstom to develop, construct, operate and test in partnership an industrial demonstration facility to capture CO2 at the Le Havre coal-fired electric power plant in France....
SINGAPORE/KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - An oil tanker and a bulk carrier collided in waters between Malaysia and Singapore on Tuesday morning, spilling an estimated 2,000 metric tons of oil, but traffic in Asia's busiest shipping lane remained unaffected.
Birds shun organic seeds in favour of conventionally-grown grain when given the choice. This doesn't mean that organic foods are bad, say researchers; it's probably just that the birds find the more protein-rich conventional seed more satisfying to eat.
GALLIANO, Louisiana (Reuters) - The 11 victims of last month's deadly offshore rig explosion will be honored at a memorial service on Tuesday as BP Plc prepares for a crucial attempt to seal a blown-out well that has spewed oil into the Gulf of Mexico for five weeks.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Gulf of Mexico oil spill has seriously eroded chances for the Senate to pass a climate change bill this year, Senator Lindsey Graham said on Monday, as he also leveled new criticisms against the legislation he helped to write.
Fifty-four teams from 18 Colorado schools participated in today’s Junior Solar Sprint competitions hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL).
Beetle kill wood is just the latest example of the resources used to make the Research Support Facility a model for sustainability.
BOSTON (Reuters) - General Electric Co said on Monday it was tapped to sell wind turbines for what is expected to be the first freshwater wind farm in the United States, planned for Lake Erie in the American Midwest.