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BP siphons off more oil from well

June 8, 2010 12:28 pm | by Reuters | Comments

HOUSTON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Energy giant BP Plc said on Tuesday it had sharply increased the amount of oil it was capturing from its ruptured Gulf of Mexico well, but U.S. officials are still trying to figure out how much crude is actually gushing out.

Indiana Popcorn Company to Supply Chinese Theaters

June 8, 2010 11:28 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

Weaver Popcorn's chief operating officer Will Weaver traveled to China to sign the deal to provide popcorn to Chinese movie theater company Stellar Cinema.

GM To Keep 900 More Dealerships

June 8, 2010 11:27 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

General Motors said it should wind up with about 5,000 dealers in July after keeping 900 dealerships that the automaker had originally planned to cut loose.

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AP: More Factory Jobs Ease Economic Stress

June 8, 2010 11:27 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

Manufacturing job gains in Midwest helped lower nation's economic stress in April to lowest point in five months, according to The Associated Press' monthly analysis.

Air Products? Joint Venture Building China Facility

June 8, 2010 11:27 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

Company said its Chinese joint venture will build hydrogen production facility for PetroChina that can produce over 90 million standard cubic feet of hydrogen per day.

Job Openings Rise To Highest Level In April

June 8, 2010 11:27 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

Number of jobs advertised at the end of April rose to 3.1 million from 2.8 million in March -- the most openings since December 2008.

iPad Slated For August Launch In China

June 8, 2010 9:29 am | by InformationWeek | Comments

Plenty of smuggled and fake iPads -- many of them Android-based -- are already on the market.

Geolocation, Next Phase Of The Social Media Revolution, Focus Of June 14 Workshop At WPI

June 8, 2010 9:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Worcester Polytechnic Institute ) Like the rapid evolution of social media, mobile geolocation is expected to grow dramatically and radically change how people interact and shop, and how businesses connect with and market to consumers. Leaders in the technologies that make mobile...

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Success With 'cisgenics' In Forestry Offers New Tools For Biotechnology

June 8, 2010 9:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Oregon State University ) Forestry scientists at Oregon State University have demonstrated for the first time that the growth rate and other characteristics of trees can be changed through "cisgenics" -- a type of genetic engineering that is conceptually similar to traditional plant breeding.

IETA calls for EU-wide carbon market monitor

June 8, 2010 8:26 am | by Reuters | Comments

LONDON (Reuters) - A European carbon market monitoring authority could prevent abuse, the International Emissions Trading Association said on Tuesday, in a bid to help restore the already damaged reputation of the nascent market.

First Solar plans to double capacity at German plant

June 8, 2010 8:26 am | by Reuters | Comments

(Reuters) - First Solar Inc said it plans to double production capacity at its German plant in Frankfurt an der Oder, to cater to strong European demand.

EDF wind arm upbeat on renewable power demand

June 8, 2010 8:26 am | by Reuters | Comments

PARIS (Reuters) - Demand for new wind farms has not abated despite the economic crisis, particularly in the United States where many utilities are already getting ready for a rebound in power needs, EDF Energies Nouvelles said.

Obama says ready to "kick ass" over Gulf oil spill

June 8, 2010 8:26 am | by Reuters | Comments

VENICE, La/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said he wanted to know "whose ass to kick" over the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, adding to the pressure on energy giant BP Plc as it sought to capture more of the leak from its gushing well.

A Launchpad For Stem Cell Research

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

( American Friends of Tel Aviv University ) Dr. Yechiel Elkabetz of Tel Aviv University's Sackler Faculty of Medicine has identified a special class of stem cells called "rosette-stage NSCs," which he is using to develop a tool to control the growth and development of these cells in...

Harnessing The Immune System's Diagnostic Power

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

( Arizona State University ) Bart Legutki, a researcher at the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State University has pioneered a method to track an individual's state of health by profiling the immune system. The new technique, known as immunosignaturing, could provide rapid,...

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