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Scientists Develop Method To Track Carbon Dioxide

June 14, 2010 12:28 pm | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

Method for tracking carbon dioxide underground gives federal government an important tool as scientists try to keep carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases from crowding the atmosphere.

SME Education Foundation Awards Six Students $110,000 in Family and Director Scholarships

June 14, 2010 12:27 pm | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | Comments

DEARBORN, Mich., June 14, 2010 — Incredible feats of architecture, acclaimed and enjoyed by all, are made possible because of the great unseen foundations they sit upon. Conversely, the SME Education Foundation is building on what it has accomplished in 30 years and making...

Ethanol Production Enzyme Functions Across pH Levels

June 14, 2010 8:45 am | Comments

Unlike the conventional liquefaction enzymes, Genencor's SPEZYME ® RSL breaks down starch efficiently across a range pH levels, substantially reducing the amount of sulfuric acid that is required.

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J & J Execs Knew About 'Phantom Recall'

June 14, 2010 8:35 am | Comments

Documents obtained by The Associated Press indicate Johnson & Johnson executives were briefed on an outside contractor's plan to buy up defective painkillers instead of issuing a recall.

Chinese Drug Regulator Fired Amid Corruption Probe

June 14, 2010 8:23 am | Comments

The deputy head of China's food and drug regulator is being investigated and has been dismissed from his post.

WY Plant to Increase U.S. Helium Production

June 14, 2010 8:14 am | by MEAD GRUVER, Associated Press Writer | Comments

Cimarex Energy Co. has begun assembling a plant in western Wyoming that's expected to substantially increase U.S. helium production.

Leak Stopped at Dow Chemical Plant in KY

June 14, 2010 8:09 am | Comments

Officials said the leak of a pair of chemicals from a rail car at a Dow Chemical plant in Louisville, Ky., has been stopped and area residents have been given clearance to go back outside.

History Indicates BP Needs Strong Leadership

June 14, 2010 7:55 am | Comments

Past corporate crises teach us that it might be too late for BP to recover, but history also indicates that the company could still bounce back if CEO Tony Hayward and his management team do the right things.

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Monsanto Chesterfield Village Dedication Highlights Company’s Roots in the Region

June 14, 2010 7:27 am | by Monsanto | Comments

Site Will Be Home To A Majority of Monsanto’s St. Louis-Based Technology Teams

Early Detection Of Cancer: The FDA Approves Procedure Discovered By EPFL Researchers

June 14, 2010 7:25 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne ) Researchers at the Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne in Switzerland have established a procedure where cancerous tumors in the bladder become fluorescent and are more easily discoverable under blue light. The FDA recently approved...

Podcasting Language

June 14, 2010 7:25 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Inderscience Publishers ) English is increasingly the lingua franca (as it were) of commerce, the internet, science, indeed many areas of human endeavor. Learning English is critical to international success for countless individuals in non-English speaking countries. As mobile...

Ultra-precise Optical Systems For Space

June 14, 2010 7:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft ) Metal mirrors made with extremely high precision and exactly positioned are the key elements of modern telescopes. A new production technique enables complex optical surfaces to be manufactured with excellent trueness of shape and hitherto unattained...

Brilliant Counterfeit Protection

June 14, 2010 7:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft ) Counterfeit products create losses in the billions each year. Beside the economic damages, all too often additional risks arise from the poor materials and shoddy workmanship of "knock-off artists." Yet with the aid of fluorescing dyes, materials can be...

Leak Stopped at Dow Chemical Plant

June 14, 2010 6:27 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

Officials said the leak of a pair of chemicals from a rail car at a Dow Chemical plant in Louisville, Ky., has been stopped and area residents have been given clearance to go back outside.

Kagan Confimation Could Hurt Tobacco Case

June 14, 2010 6:27 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

If confirmed, Kagan would have to sit out review of racketeering lawsuit against cigarette makers, making it difficult for anti-tobacco advocates to find fifth vote to allow government to seek $280 billion of past profits.

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