( Oregon State University ) Residents of a small Oregon coastal community are moving closer to the creation of something that's never before been built in the United States -- a structure designed specifically to withstand a major earthquake and the force of a tsunami, and give...
( Oregon State University ) The major earthquakes that devastated Chile earlier this year and which triggered the catastrophic Indonesian tsunami of 2004 are more than just a distinct possibility to strike the Pacific Northwest coast of the United States, scientists say. There is...
Electric pumps send water from a lower basin back to an upper reservoir, which can then be used to spin tubines and generate electricity during peak times.
General Electric will partner with Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. to build wind turbines for 20 megawatt offshore, freshwater wind farm and provide maintenance.
Private companies are stepping up to offer solutions that have otherwise been ignored by BP, including oxygen-producing microbes and plain old hay.
BP wants to keep using a contentious chemical dispersant to fight the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, despite orders from the EPA to use something less toxic.
Complex Chemical Co. will begin producing its lube oil additives again this weekend, even as employees continue to haul off rubble from the site.
( Elhuyar Fundazioa ) Israel Arnedo Gil, a telecommunications engineering graduate from the Public University of Navarre, proposed a new method for the design of microwave filters, essential devices for controlling the quantity of energy and time needed to go from one point of the...
The Volt could help usher in a new generation of electric cars, but the fate of General Motors and its workers, as well as the future of a beleagured state is at stake.
Jabo, one of only two marble makers in the U.S., is creating pretty marbles for a group of collectors from across the U.S. and Canada, perhaps for the last time.
Company said it is buying AT&T's Sterling Commerce unit, which makes software that helps businesses buy and sell to each other, for $1.4 billion.
Solar industry company MEMC Electronic Materials said that it will buy silicon wafer company Solaicx for about $76 million in cash.
Automaker says Susan Docherty will be vice president of international sales and marketing effective June 1.
Proceedings Reveal New Evidence of Fraud and Plaintiffs' Undisclosed Links to Ecuadorian Court Expert Richard CabreraMay 24, 2010 6:24 am | by Chevron Corporation | Comments
Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) has uncovered new evidence that Ecuadorian court appointee Richard Cabrera, the so-called "independent expert" claiming that Chevron should pay $27 billion in damages, has had ongoing and surreptitious contacts with plaintiffs' representatives and that a...
( Carnegie Mellon University ) Carnegie Mellon University's Lorrie Cranor will join a panel of experts sponsored by the Progress and Freedom Foundation to discuss the privacy issues swirling around the mechanics of online advertising.