( Massachusetts Institute of Technology ) Researchers at MIT's McGovern Institute for Brain Research have developed a new mathematical model to describe how the human brain visually identifies objects. The model accurately predicts human performance on certain visual-perception...
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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain will continue to allow deepsea oil activities, as well as push for more renewable energy and an extended lifespan for its existing nuclear power plants, Energy Minister Charles Hendry said on Tuesday.
As workers continue to strike at automaker's Indian plant, Hyundai says each halted day of production costs the company more than 2,000 cars worth $13.8 million.
Company said it received a certificate of air worthiness from Transport Canada for the first of four Global 5000 jets to be operated by the German defense ministry.
Union workers at the Alcan Rolled Products plant in Ravenswood will vote later this week on the company's latest contract offer.
Oil company filed lawsuit against five companies, including U.S. subsidiary of German chemical maker BASF, for allegedly buying stolen Mexican petroleum products.
Several analysts already expected to see some of the new iPhone's capabilities, such as a camera on the front of the smartphone, video conferencing and longer battery life.
BP said it plans to replace the containmnet cap — perhaps later this month or early next month — with a slightly bigger one that will provide a tighter fit and thus collect more oil.
The U.S. Coast Guard said ESS Pursuit caught 10 canisters in its nets Sunday about 45 miles south of Long Island but dumped them back into the ocean when one crew member began developing blisters.
Jury foreman Quentin Hart said he and the other the panelists tended to distrust the accounts of the alleged child laborers because they testified to lying about their ages to law enforcement officials and presented false documents.
Pemex said the companies — including the U.S. subsidiary of BASF — have encouraged the theft of Mexican natural gas condensate by actively participating in the smuggling of stolen petroleum products for use in Texas.
MUNICH (Reuters) - Chinese solar wafer maker LDK Solar forecast continued strong growth next year in Germany despite planned cuts in subsidies there said it was open to acquisitions to boost its rapidly growing business.
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway will not open new deep-water areas for drilling until an investigation sheds light on BP's well blowout and massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, Oil and Energy Minister Terje Riis-Johansen said on Tuesday.
LONDON (Reuters) - Australia needs to focus on wheat breeding technologies including genetically modified wheat, Peter Reading, managing director of Australia's Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) said on Tuesday.