NREL helps the Environmental Protection Agency find ways to generate renewable energy on blighted land.
Using a combination of ocean models and satellite images, along with shipboard observations, scientists heading back from the Gulf of Mexico were able to find a previously unidentified oil plume located off Florida's southwest coast headed toward the Florida Keys.
Advances in high-yield agriculture achieved during the so-called Green Revolution have not only helped feed the planet, but also have helped slow the pace of global warming by cutting the amount of biomass burned -- and the resulting greenhouse gas emissions -- when forests or grasslands...
Children living in areas where homicides committed have lower reading, verbal test scores, study findsJune 14, 2010 5:28 pm | by Science Daily | Comments
Children living in areas where homicides are committed have lower reading and verbal test scores, a new study shows.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are taking additional steps to enhance inspection measures designed to ensure that seafood from the Gulf of Mexico reaching America’s tables is safe to eat.
Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) (the “Company”) announced today the commencement of a cash tender offer to purchase any and all of its outstanding 6.750% Notes due 3/15/12 (the “Notes”) from the registered holders of Notes (a “Holder”), pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth in an...
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Method for tracking carbon dioxide underground gives federal government an important tool as scientists try to keep carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases from crowding the atmosphere.
DEARBORN, Mich., June 14, 2010 — Incredible feats of architecture, acclaimed and enjoyed by all, are made possible because of the great unseen foundations they sit upon. Conversely, the SME Education Foundation is building on what it has accomplished in 30 years and making...
Unlike the conventional liquefaction enzymes, Genencor's SPEZYME ® RSL breaks down starch efficiently across a range pH levels, substantially reducing the amount of sulfuric acid that is required.
Documents obtained by The Associated Press indicate Johnson & Johnson executives were briefed on an outside contractor's plan to buy up defective painkillers instead of issuing a recall.
The deputy head of China's food and drug regulator is being investigated and has been dismissed from his post.
Cimarex Energy Co. has begun assembling a plant in western Wyoming that's expected to substantially increase U.S. helium production.
Officials said the leak of a pair of chemicals from a rail car at a Dow Chemical plant in Louisville, Ky., has been stopped and area residents have been given clearance to go back outside.