( University of Pennsylvania ) University of Pennsylvania bioengineers have demonstrated that the cells that line blood vessels respond to mechanical forces -- the microscopic tugging and pulling on cellular structures -- by reinforcing and growing their connections, thus creating...
( American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists ) Novel vaccines for diseases ranging from the flu to HIV highlight a week's worth of biotechnology research at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists' National Biotechnology Conference. Scientists from academia,...
Jobs in the beleaguered manufacturing sector are among the millions of jobs lost during the Great Recession that may not return.
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Exasperated Canadian legislators grilled the head of BP Plc Canadian unit on Thursday, concerned about the risks of the company's plans to drill in Arctic waters after the catastrophic Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Lizards are in danger of dying out on a large scale as rising global temperatures force them to spend more time staying cool in the shade and less time tending to basic needs like eating and mating.
HONG KONG (Reuters) - A once minor pest has ravaged fruit orchards and cotton fields in China after farmers stopped spraying insecticide in crops of a genetically-modified type of cotton resistant to bollworms, experts said.
Enhancements Designed to Maximize Best Options for Planting
DETROIT (Reuters) - High cost and still-limited performance will keep the number of electric cars at only 2 percent to 5 percent of the U.S. market a decade from now, a study by Deloitte Consulting issued on Thursday shows.
FCC leaders praised Verizon's goal of bringing its Long-Term Evolution broadband into underserved areas.
Eastman Chemical Company today is celebrating the grand opening of a new plant exclusively dedicated to the production of Eastman Tritan™ copolyester at its headquarters in Kingsport, Tenn.
New Third-Party Test Results Confirm Eastman Tritan Copolyester is Free of Bisphenol A and Estrogenic ActivityMay 13, 2010 10:26 am | by Eastman | Comments
Eastman Chemical Company today released test results that demonstrate Eastman Tritan™ copolyester is free from bisphenol A (BPA) and estrogenic activity (EA).
KINSHASA (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo should renegotiate the terms of its Lake Albert oil deals to avoid the "oil curse" that has fed corruption and poverty in other energy producing nations, an advocacy group said on Thursday.
CARACAS (Reuters) - A Venezuelan natural gas exploration rig sank in the Caribbean sea early on Thursday, but all 95 workers were evacuated safely and there was no leakage, the government said.
( U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ) The US EPA will continue validating its ToxCast screening tool by screening more than 100 drugs provided by Pfizer, GlaxoSmithKline, Sanofi-Aventis and Merck. These drugs never entered the marketplace because they demonstrated different types...