Auto parts maker?postponing shareholder vote on controversial plan that would offer its founder nearly $1 billion in stock, cash and other incentives to give up voting control of the company.
Shipping & trading firm will buy 16 Supramax dry bulk vessels for $545 million with hopes of capitalizing on strong demand for commodities in?developing countries.
Company attorneys went to court Thursday to urge Chief U.S. District Judge Wiley Daniel to suppress a report into the fatal fire that broke out in a water tunnel.
The government's worst-case estimates suggested the cap and other equipment were capturing less than half of the oil leaking from the seafloor.
India's Cabinet has approved pushing for the former head of Union Carbide to be extradited over the toxic gas leak in 1984 that killed an estimated 15,000 people.
A renown wastewater treatment plant management firm will take control of the wastewater treatment plant in NM in order to improve treatment processes to reduce odors and improve efficiencies.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A low-pressure area over the western Caribbean Sea strengthened further, and now has a high 70 percent chance of developing into a tropical depression over the next 48 hours, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said Friday.
( Princeton University, Engineering School ) Without aggressive action to reduce soot emissions, the time table for carbon dioxide emission reductions may need to be significantly accelerated in order to achieve international climate policy goals such as those set forth in last...
Fourteen major industry leaders have formed the Sustainability Innovators Working Group — aiming to define and develop state-of-the-art approaches for environmental management and corporate sustainability.
( American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology ) The National Science Foundation this week awarded a more than $360,000, five-year grant to the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology to establish a rich, central, online resource for educators across the nation.
( Massachusetts Institute of Technology ) MIT chemists have designed a new way to attach a trifluoromethyl group to certain compounds, which they believe could allow pharmaceutical companies to create and test new drugs much faster and potentially reduce the cost of drug discovery....
A team of researchers has extended the operating life of an unsealed plastic solar cell, from mere hours to eight months. The team developed a longer lasting, polymer coating for the electrode. Prior to the new coating the team's plastic solar cell could only operate at high capacity for...
Researchers have combined microfabrication techniques from the computer industry with modern tissue engineering techniques, human cells and a plain old vacuum pump to create a living, breathing human lung-on-a-chip. The device mimics the most active part of the lung, the boundary between...
The latest image of Pacific Ocean sea surface heights from the NASA/European Ocean Surface Topography Mission/Jason-2 oceanography satellite, dated June 11, 2010, shows that the tropical Pacific has switched from warm (red) to cold (blue) during the last few months.