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Verizon Forgives $18,000 Cell Phone Bill

May 18, 2010 10:24 am | by InformationWeek | Comments

The Federal Communications Commission is examining ways consumers and wireless providers can avoid cell phone "bill shock" problems.

System That Predicts Protein Structures Could Help Researchers Design Drugs

May 18, 2010 9:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( University of Missouri-Columbia ) The National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health recently granted University of Missouri researchers $1.18 million to further develop and improve their protein prediction software system called MULTICOM. Using...

Universities Australia Provides Scopus Access To 39 Local Institutions

May 18, 2010 9:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Elsevier ) Elsevier and Universities Australia have reached a three-year agreement that will provide researchers in 39 Australian universities with access to Scopus, the company's flagship product and the world's largest abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed literature.


Stevens Institute Of Technology Receives 21st Century Award From USDLA

May 18, 2010 9:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Stevens Institute of Technology ) Stevens Institute of Technology was recently honored by the United States Distance Learning Association with the world's most prestigious award presented for excellence in distance learning.

J.C. Seamus Davis Elected To The National Academy Of Sciences

May 18, 2010 9:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( DOE/Brookhaven National Laboratory ) J.C. Seamus Davis, a senior physicist at the US Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory and Director of DOE's Center for Emergent Superconductivity at Brookhaven Lab, has been elected to the National Academy of Sciences. He is...

New deep-sea cables needed to protect global economy

May 18, 2010 9:24 am | by New Scientist | Comments

Engineers say we must diversify the worldwide networks on which the internet depends to secure them against attacks and accidents

History of social network use reveals your identity

May 18, 2010 9:23 am | by New Scientist | Comments

An experimental website has shown how website owners can accurately identify individuals from their activity on a social network

Canada loggers, green groups reach landmark deal

May 18, 2010 8:24 am | by Reuters | Comments

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Most of Canada's largest forestry companies announced a groundbreaking deal with environmental groups on Tuesday that will restrict logging in the country's vast northern forests.


Solar Powered Beer

May 18, 2010 7:09 am | Comments

Anheuser-Busch will install 3,000 solar panels at its Newark brewery. The company alraeady uses a bio-energy recovery system to turn the nutrients in wastewater into biogas.

Norilsk Nickel Posts $2.6B Profit

May 18, 2010 6:29 am | by | Comments

World?s largest producer of nickel posted $2.6 billion profit last year -- largely due to a major cost-reduction program -- despite a 27 percent dip in revenue.

EU, China Fight Over Shoe Duties

May 18, 2010 6:29 am | by | Comments

Brussels and Beijing are battling over an EU decision in December to extend trade charges on Chinese leather shoes by 15 months to protect European shoemakers.

GM To Sell Natural Gas Commercial Vans

May 18, 2010 6:29 am | by | Comments

General Motors said it will begin selling vans powered by compressed natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas to fleet and commercial customers starting later this year.

Old GM Sites May Receive Funding For Clean Up

May 18, 2010 6:29 am | by | Comments

Obama administration is proposing a trust fund of more than $800 million to pay for the clean up of closed General Motors sites in 14 states.

Pfizer to Slash 6,000 Jobs

May 18, 2010 6:29 am | by | Comments

World's biggest drug maker says it will cut 6,000 jobs as it trims its manufacturing capacity worldwide.

Craig Arnold to Lead Dow Oil and Gas

May 18, 2010 6:28 am | by The Dow Chemical Company | Comments

The Dow Chemical Company has appointed Craig Arnold general manager of Dow Oil & Gas, a market-driven business that serves the global oil and gas industry. Arnold will assume the role as of June 1 and will relocate to Houston, where Dow Oil & Gas is headquartered.


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