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Geithner: China Must Lose Trade Barriers

June 10, 2010 1:26 pm | by | Comments

Treasury Secretary said China has?potential to become largest foreign market for U.S. exports, but he said the country...

Senate defeats move to stop EPA CO2 regulation

June 10, 2010 1:26 pm | by Reuters | Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate on Thursday killed legislation that would have prevented the Environmental Protection Agency from imposing carbon dioxide-reduction controls on large factories and electric power companies next year.

FDA Seizes More Than $32,000 Worth of Bulk Honey from Philadelphia Distribution Center

June 10, 2010 1:25 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

At the request of the Food and Drug Administration, federal marshals seized 64 drums of imported bee’s honey from a Philadelphia distribution center on June 4 because it contained a potent antibiotic that could lead to serious illness or death. The seizure occurred at the Delaware Avenue...


Melting mountains put millions at risk in Asia: study

June 10, 2010 10:28 am | by Reuters | Comments

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Increased melting of glaciers and snow in the Himalayas and Tibetan Plateau threatens the food security of millions of people in Asia, a study shows, with Pakistan likely to be among the nations hardest hit.

Energy Saving A/C Conquers All Climates

June 10, 2010 9:25 am | by National Renewable Energy Laboratory | Comments

NREL melds technologies to invent a better air conditioner that could mean more comfortable summers and lower energy bills.

Protecting privacy: Make the data 'fade away' like footsteps in the sand

June 10, 2010 9:24 am | by Science Daily | Comments

However well we protect our data, sooner or later we run the risk of information we want to keep private ending up in the public domain. So how can we see information fade away over time? If we could let details gradually disappear from view this would drastically reduce privacy-related...

Waste Steel In The Gulf Of Mexico

June 10, 2010 9:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Inderscience Publishers ) The huge tonnages of waste steel from decommissioned offshore oil and gas structures represents a serious problem for operators looking to recoup losses and avoid environmental harm. A way to calculate the weight of the problem has been developed by US...

New System Developed For Early Diagnosis Of Alzheimer's Disease

June 10, 2010 8:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( University of Granada ) This new system has enhanced successful early diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease up to 90 percent through computer images, which is an important progress. The results obtained from this study have been published in the journals Information Sciences,...


American Chemical Society Webinar Focuses On Inspirational Career Of Chemist David Walt

June 10, 2010 7:25 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( American Chemical Society ) News media and others interested in the chemical sciences are invited to join the next in a series of American Chemical Society Webinars, in which world-renowned chemist David R. Walt, Ph.D., shares his life's journey and his passion for science and...

NJIT Engineer Helps Stroke Patients Regain Motor Functions In Hands, Arms

June 10, 2010 7:25 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( New Jersey Institute of Technology ) Helping stroke patients regain use of their hands and arms through innovative robotic and virtual-reality-based video-game therapies is the focal point of NJIT Associate Professor Sergei Adamovich, a biomedical engineer. Thanks to a $1.3 million...

Self-defense Strategies Of Moss

June 10, 2010 7:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena ) Snails don't like all plants in the same way -- they shun moss. Why is that so? "Moss is capable of building up chemical compounds that protect them from enemies," says Dr. Georg Pohnert of Jena University. He and his team succeeded in...

Storm Elves And Sprites Recorded On Video

June 10, 2010 7:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology ) A team of Spanish researchers has made a high-speed recording of elves and sprites in storms, fleeting and luminous electric phenomena produced in the upper layers of the atmosphere. Their analysis of these observations has...

U.S. Trade Deficit Rises, Exports Slip

June 10, 2010 6:27 am | by | Comments

Trade deficit at highest level in 16 months as exports fell, a potentially worrisome sign that Europe's debt troubles are beginning to hurt U.S. manufacturers.

Gates Wants More Money For Clean Energy

June 10, 2010 6:27 am | by | Comments

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates and several other business executives want the U.S. to dramatically increase spending on clean energy innovation.

New U.S. Jobless Claims Continue To Decline

June 10, 2010 6:27 am | by | Comments

Labor Dept. said new claims for jobless benefits fell for third straight week and workers continuing to claim jobless benefits fell by largest amount in almost a year.


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