( Rice University ) A new study released today by Rice University and the US Department of State's (DOS) Office of eDiplomacy looks at the five-year history of creating and implementing Diplopedia, DOS' use of the Wikipedia-style diplomacy Web 2.0 tool.
( Elsevier ) Ten academic institutions will host 10 new webinars in the 2010 Scholarly Perspectives webinar series, launching on May 25. and continuing through 2010. The webinar series, sponsored by Elsevier, is broadcast live and garners an audience of academic librarians and...
( University of Copenhagen ) Danish research and industry are leading the field internationally within the development of environmental technologies and are now also focusing on animal waste technologies with worldwide applications.
( Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft ) To develop a material with high resistance to wear: that was the objective of a research team. For tools and components specifically subjected to load, their solution delivers an extended product lifespan with better performance characteristics.
Low-Global-Warming-Potential Alternative Meets New European Environmental Regulations MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., and WILMINGTON, Del., May 20, 2010 – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and DuPont (NYSE: DD) today announced a manufacturing joint venture to produce a new refrigerant for use in automotive...
Luca Technologies' process involves sending a chemical mixture into the coal formation of old wells, where it activates microbes to eat the coal and produce methane.
Agency said cleanup at the Southend portion of former General Motors' 452-acre Buick City property in Flint, Mich., will cost $5 million to $7 million.
Chip manufacturing equipment maker posted net income of $264 million for its fiscal second quarter, reversing a year-ago loss as revenue more than doubled.
House and Senate leaders have agreed on legislation to extend unemployment benefits for the long-term unemployed through the end of the year.
Applications for unemployment benefits rose to 471,000 last week, up 25,000 from the previous week -- the biggest jump since a gain of 40,000 in February.
Retailer is pulling line of Miley Cyrus-brand jewelry from its shelves after tests performed for AP found the jewelry contained high...
SEVILLE, Spain (Reuters) - Spain's Abengoa expects bioethanol sales this year to jump to 2.85 billion litres from 1.6 billion last year due to new plants coming online, the chief executive of the renewable energy firm's biofuels unit said on Thursday.
ST. LOUIS, MO (May 20, 2010) – In Tom Bean, TX, Mike and Pat Fallon planted soybeans for the first time in a field that turned out to have a lot of disease pressure from Pythium
( Institute of Physics ) A group of Japanese researchers, who publish their findings today Thursday, May 20, in IOP Publishing's Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, have succeeded in building a fully functional replica model -- an ornithopter -- of a swallowtail butterfly, and they have...
( Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne ) The EPFL Laboratory of Multiscale Modeling of Materials in Switzerland has developed a flowing 3D model of the cardiovascular system that should allow for predictions of certain heart diseases before they become dangerous.