Scientists have identified an unusual species of pathogenic algae that causes human skin infections. The finding should improve our understanding of how rare species of algae are sometimes able to cause serious disease in humans and animals.
Keithley Instruments, a provider of advanced electrical test instruments and systems, will broadcast a free, web-based seminar, entitled 'New Methods for Testing Flash Memory' on 20 May 2010.
WASHINGTON/PORT FOURCHON, Louisiana (Reuters) - Lawmakers on Wednesday pressed oil executives about flaws in an important safety device on a blown-out Gulf of Mexico well as BP pushed another effort to control a huge oil spill that threatens an environmental disaster.
LA JOLLA, California (Reuters) - Mexico may build up to 10 new nuclear power stations by 2028 under one scenario being evaluated by the state electricity monopoly, the company said in a presentation on Wednesday.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States' future as a global economic power depends on what it does to fight global warming and it is lagging behind other countries like China, Europe's climate chief said on Wednesday.
Acquisition Enables Broad Deployment of Commercial Demand Response, Adds to Honeywell’s Smart Grid Technology and Expertise MINNEAPOLIS, May 7, 2010 – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today announced the acquisition of San Rafael, Calif.-based Akuacom, a leader in automated demand response...
( National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) ) NIST has released the Digital Library of Mathematical Functions (DLMF) and its printed companion, the NIST Handbook of Mathematical Functions, the much-anticipated successors to the agency's most widely cited publication of all time.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Donor countries on Wednesday pledged a record $4.25 billion over the next four years for the Global Environment Facility, the world's largest public green fund that helps developing countries tackle climate change.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senator John Kerry ratcheted up the fight to pass legislation to combat global warming on Wednesday, unveiling a bill as the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster complicates the measure's already slim chances of passage.
( Carnegie Mellon University ) Carnegie Mellon's Onur Mutlu received a five year, $549,306 grant from the National Science Foundation to research technologies and algorithms for creating scalable, high-performance, and quality-of-service memory systems for multi-core purposes.
( University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences ) On May 6, University of Illinois officials signed a memorandum of understanding with Njala University of the West African country of Sierra Leone to partner in the rebuilding of the university it...
( National Academy of Sciences ) As part of its most comprehensive assessment to date, the National Research Council -- the operating arm of the National Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Engineering -- will release three new reports examining how the nation can combat the...
Canadian aerospace components maker struck a deal with Rolls-Royce and its German unit to manufacture mainline shafts and stub shafts for its jet engines.
About 100 new jobs are expected within the next year at Remington?s Ilion, N.Y., firearms manufacturing plant scheduled for a nearly $6 million expansion.