Carbon nanotubes could be used to construct a 22,000 mile elevator to space. Sounds unbeliveable, but NASA ran a $150,000 competition to find a small-scale prototype.
Three ABB industrial robots, 12 Fanta cans and a 1-mm tolerance makes for a mesmerizing display of precise motion control. Having trouble viewing this video? Try downloading the latest version of Flash Player or contact your IT department.
Surveillance footage of the 100-foot fireball that ripped through a Utah refinery earlier this month. The gas explosion knocked a nearby home off its foundation - full report can be found here .
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Federal agents on Tuesday raided a Gibson guitar manufacturing plant and seized guitars amid concerns about where the Nashville-based company obtains the fine woods that go into its instruments.
Robert Barr Associated Press Writer - November 18, 2009 LONDON (AP)Â - Chocolate makers The Hershey Co. and Ferrero International SA said Wednesday they are considering a possible offer for Cadbury PLC, already the target of a hostile bid by Kraft Foods Inc.
MIKE STARK Associated Press Writer - November 18, 2009 WOODS CROSS, Utah (AP) - Video released Tuesday shows a 100-foot fireball ripping through a Utah refinery during a gas explosion that knocked a nearby home off its foundation earlier this month.
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - A broken fuel gauge at a Puerto Rican gasoline depot contributed to an explosion that forced the evacuation of hundreds of people, a U.S. federal agency said Tuesday. The faulty equipment prevented Caribbean Petroleum Corp.
NISKAYUNA, N.Y. (AP) - GE Global Research, the technology development arm of General Electric Co., said Tuesday it will get $2 million federal grant to develop wearable sensors that alert people to chemical weapons and diseases.
NEW YORK (AP) - CF Industries Holdings Inc. said a fatal release of anhydrous ammonia at its Pine Bend, Minn., terminal killed one truck driver and injured another. Late Monday night the company said the released ammonia had dissipated and did not present a hazard to the community.
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP)Â - Genzyme Corp. said Monday the Food and Drug Administration will not approve the potential Pompe disease treatment Lumizyme until the company fixes manufacturing problems at the company's Boston-area facility.
Jim Lane Biofuels Digest - November 17, 2009 Thanksgiving approaches and holiday baking looms - a week when family recipes are swapped and downloaded in huge volumes.
TORONTO - Coca-Cola Canada says it will have new plastic packaging for its bottles at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, with 30 per cent of the material derived from plants.
ARLINGTON, Va. - Acknowledging that their results are "not straightforward,"
DANVERS, Mass. (AP) - A woman whose home was destroyed and a man who lost his boat when an explosion shook a Danvers factory nearly three years ago have are suing a company that supplied chemicals they say were involved in the blast.