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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.

Improved Soybean Oil Achieves Milestone That Will Advance Development of Foods With Reduced Saturated Fat and No Trans Fats

May 18, 2010 6:28 am | by Monsanto | Comments

Milestone Enables Food Companies to Develop and Test Foods Containing Oil from Vistive® Gold Soybeans

Argonne Scientists Reveal Secret Of Nanoparticle Crystallization In Real Time

May 18, 2010 6:28 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( DOE/Argonne National Laboratory ) A collaboration between the Advanced Photon Source and Center for Nanoscale Materials at U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory has "seen" the crystallization of nanoparticles in unprecedented detail.

Gold Standard/Elsevier Offers Timely, Reliable Drug Pricing Data, Including Average Wholesale Price

May 18, 2010 6:28 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Elsevier ) Amidst industry unrest due to drug pricing benchmark upheaval, Gold Standard/Elsevier to continue publishing AWP and other pricing standards.

Mysterious Ball Lightning: Illusion Or Reality?

May 18, 2010 6:28 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( University of Innsbruck ) Ball lightnings are circular light phenomena occurring during thunderstorms and there are a large class of reports by eyewitnesses having experienced such events. Scientists have been puzzled by the nature of these apparent fire balls for a long time. Now,...


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