( National Physical Laboratory ) The National Physical Laboratory is launching a new Measurement Network to provide comprehensive access to the latest measurement science. It will bring together nineteen existing NPL knowledge transfer clubs and networks into a central hub -- making...
Parent company of Pratt & Whitney will extend health care benefits to employees' unmarried dependent children up to age 26 four months ahead of a federal requirement.
State is one of nation's first significant test markets for plug-in cars, which supporters say could cut pollution and create jobs.
Much of the discussion of cloud computing and data center architectures tends to miss the mark for customers that aren't large enterprises.
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's top climate negotiator said on Saturday although progress had been made in negotiations for a new accord to combat global warming, there was still some distance to go before a binding deal could be secured.
Coatings and some other applications of low density polyethylene will recover relatively quickly from the economical crisis.
ROBERT, Louisiana (Reuters) - BP Plc engineers desperately explored options on Sunday to control oil gushing from a ruptured well deep under the Gulf of Mexico after a setback with a huge undersea containment dome fueled fears of a prolonged and growing environmental disaster.
Researchers questioned the generally held belief that the quality of tomatoes depends primarily on their exposure to natural light and states that the most determining factor is temperature.
Researchers in Sweden have managed, with the help of an advanced X-ray flash, to photograph the movement of atoms during photosynthesis. The achievement could be used in the solar panels of the future, where researchers hope to be able to imitate the sophisticated energy conversion of...
An artificial pancreas system that closely mimics the body's blood sugar control mechanism was able to maintain near-normal glucose levels without causing hypoglycemia in a small group of patients.
Human embryonic stem cells possess remarkable properties of self-renewal and pluripotency, the ability to become almost any kind of cell within the body. And yet they share the same genome or set of genes with lineage-committed cells, cells fated to be or do one thing.
Algae -- already being eyed for biofuel production -- could be put to use right away to remove nitrogen and phosphorus in livestock manure runoff, according to an agricultural scientist.
Researchers report the first interim results of the ESA mission GOCE, the Gravity Field and Steady-State Ocean Circulation Explorer. Evaluations of the first data from the satellite indicate that current models of Earth's gravitational field in some regions -- the Himalayas, for example...
ROBERT, Louisiana (Reuters) - BP Plc suffered a setback on Saturday in an attempt to contain oil gushing into the Gulf of Mexico with a huge metal dome when crystallized gas filled the structure, a blow to hopes of a quick, temporary solution to a growing environmental disaster.
ROBERT, Louisiana (Reuters) - BP Plc hit a snag in its efforts to lower a giant containment dome to trap oil from a blown-out Gulf of Mexico oil well on the sea floor that could take two days to troubleshoot, a BP executive said on Saturday.