DAVOS, Switzerland (Reuters) - Emissions trading should not be in the firing line of new banking regulations, said Stephen Green, group chairman of HSBC on Friday.
Scientists have found that the common skate can be split in two genetically distinct species. This is worrying because this bottom-dwelling fish was already critically endangered and the two new species are probably in even greater danger of extinction.
BANGKOK (Reuters) - General Motors Corp said on Friday it had secured a 13.5-billion-baht ($400 million) bank credit line from three Thai banks for reviving its earlier suspended diesel engine project and vehicle production expansion in Thailand.
28 January 2010 - RS Components has officially re-opened the doors of its trade counter in Bow, East London.
Dr. Eduard Muljadi, a researcher at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), has been elected fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering (IEEE).
( Queensland University of Technology ) A team of researchers from Queensland University of Technology is investigating the part that iron from Australia's iron-rich soil plays in the algal blooms that plague parts of the eastern coast line during summer.
( Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology ) Using cells from mice, scientists discovered a new strategy for making embryonic stem cell transplants less likely to be rejected by a recipient's immune system. This strategy, described in a research report appearing the...
( Harvard University ) In the January 29 issue of Science, a team from Harvard led by Vinothan Manoharan and Michael Brenner, presents additional clues to how and why groups of atoms and molecules may favor less symmetrical and more complex, flexible geometric patterns.The answer...
Microsoft's quarterly profit jumped 60% as the software giant benefited from strong sales of computers running its new Windows 7.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Senators are examining ways to fashion a climate control bill to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, which might not include a cap-and-trade system, key senators said on Thursday.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. solar startup Suniva Inc said on Thursday it would partner with the U.S. unit of Japanese battery company GS Yuasa Corp to develop solar-powered energy storage systems.
( Virginia Tech ) Researchers have demonstrated they were able to speed up SystemC based simulation by factors of 30 to 100 times that of previous performances. SystemC is often used to shorten manufacturing design cycles to improve the time it takes to bring a product to the marketplace.
WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass., January 27, 2010 - Manufacturing is poised for a rebound as it shakes off the ill effects of the recession. EASTEC, the largest annual precision manufacturing event on the East Coast, promises to be the place that manufacturers flock to as they look to upgrade...
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil use in rich industrialized countries will never return to 2006 and 2007 levels because of more fuel efficiency and the use of alternatives, the chief economist of the International Energy Agency said on Thursday.
( Baylor College of Medicine ) Interconnected networks of neurons process information and give rise to perception by communicating with one another via small electrical impulses known as action potentials. In the past, scientists believed that adjacent neurons synchronized their...