Automobile air conditioning systems do not run “free of charge”. In fact in the hot parts of the world they can account for up to thirty per cent of fuel consumption. Even in Switzerland, with its temperate climate, the use of air conditioning systems is responsible for about five per...
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Electric carmaker Tesla Motors raised the number of shares it will sell in its initial public offering by 20 percent, an early sign that investor interest in the startup is strong.
( Princeton University ) Funded by a $993,000 National Institutes of Health Challenge Grant through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, Lynn Enquist, a professor in Princeton's Department of Molecular Biology and in the Princeton Neuroscience Institute, is leading an effort...
( SAGE Publications UK ) SAGE, the world's fifth leading independent and academic publisher, today announced a new agreement to publish the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists from September 2010.
This project will be one of only a handful worldwide to use anthropogenic carbon dioxide as opposed to naturally occurring carbon dioxide for enhanced oil recovery.
Uncrewed planes that can operate in civilian airspace are almost here – a first step on the road to pilotless airliners
Richmond, Va., Salt Lake City, and St. Louis join the growing list to receive WiMax Internet coverage from Sprint/Clearwire.
Iowa continues to be at the epicenter of the movement for clean energy and advanced biotechnology, such as cellulosic fuels, biochemicals and bio-based polymers.
Automaker is upgrading the electronic stability control system on its 2011 Ford Explorer to help the SUV perform better if a driver takes a curve too quickly.
Commerce Department said consumer spending rose 0.2 percent last month, an improvement from April's reading of no change, and incomes rose 0.4 percent.
Despite safety concerns in the wake of the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill, OPEC called?on U.S. to reconsider a ban on new deep-water drilling that could hold back oil supplies.
Company says it sold more than 1.7 million units of its new iPhone model in the first three days, making it the most successful product launch in Apple's history.
Success will depend on how much investors are willing to bet on a car company that has...
BILOXI, Mississippi (Reuters) - Oil from a BP Plc spill in the Gulf of Mexico washed ashore at one of the largest tourist beaches in Mississippi on Monday, forcing tourists to pack their bags and evacuate the shore.