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Gasification Conference Tackles Carbon Reduction

May 24, 2010 6:25 pm | by Processingtalk | Comments

The 10th European Gasification Conference will explore the latest developments in gasification technology, not only for power but also in the refinery and chemical industries.

Dossia Expanding EHR Platform Reach

May 24, 2010 1:24 pm | by InformationWeek | Comments

The employer consortium is offering its e-health record software to other companies via the cloud and is also developing an EHR package for small and mid-size businesses.

Honeywell Secures $27.3 Million Grant From U.S. Department Of Energy To Produce Critical Battery Material

May 24, 2010 12:26 pm | by Honeywell International | Comments

Grant to help establish domestic supply of LiPF6 , key material for all lithium-ion batteries MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., May 24, 2010 – Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has signed a contract with the U.S. Department of Energy for a $27.3 million grant to produce a critical...


NASA Develops Enhanced Search And Rescue Technologies

May 24, 2010 12:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

( NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center ) NASA, which pioneered the technology used for the satellite-aided search and rescue capability that has saved more than 27,000 lives worldwide since its inception nearly three decades ago, has developed new technology that will more quickly...

Retractable Tech Wins $5M In Patent Suit

May 24, 2010 11:26 am | by | Comments

Maker of safety syringes and blood collection devices charged Becton Dickinson with violating intellectual property rights on two of its syringe designs.

FDA Has 'Long Way To Go' On Tobacco Industry

May 24, 2010 11:26 am | by | Comments

Head of government's tobacco regulator says FDA's new power to regulate tobacco is a promising tool, but agency has a long way to go in overseeing the industry.

Analyst Expects Cereal Makers To Raise Prices

May 24, 2010 11:25 am | by | Comments

Investors shouldn't worry that weak cereal pricing will last because top producers like Kellogg and General Mills will likely raise prices later this year, an analyst said Monday.

FDA Fines Genzyme $175 Million

May 24, 2010 11:25 am | by | Comments

Biotech drugmaker Genzyme has agreed to pay a $175 million penalty to federal regulators in connection with a series of problems at a key manufacturing plant.


Boeing May Get Unprepared Engineers

May 24, 2010 11:25 am | by | Comments

In the rush to fill a growing supply gap in the demand for aerospace engineers, some students may not be getting...

BP to commit up to $500 million to oil spill research

May 24, 2010 11:25 am | by Reuters | Comments

HOUSTON (Reuters) - Oil major BP said it would pay up to $500 million over 10 years to fund research into the effects of an oil spill from its Gulf of Mexico well, as it faces pressure from the U.S. government to halt the leak.

US: BP accountable "civilly, whatever way necessary"

May 24, 2010 11:25 am | by Reuters | Comments

GALLIANO, Louisiana (Reuters) - A U.S. investigation will hold BP Plc accountable, "civilly and in whatever way is necessary", for the massive Gulf of Mexico oil spill, senior U.S. officials said on Monday.

Precise Trace Gas Analysis, Without The Noise

May 24, 2010 9:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( DOE/Pacific Northwest National Laboratory ) Analyzing trace gases is very small concentrations is more precise with the help of low-noise current controllers developed by PNNL staff. The technology has been licensed to Wavelength Electronics.

Oregon May Build Nation's First Tsunami Evacuation Structure

May 24, 2010 9:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Oregon State University ) Residents of a small Oregon coastal community are moving closer to the creation of something that's never before been built in the United States -- a structure designed specifically to withstand a major earthquake and the force of a tsunami, and give...

Odds Are About 1-in-3 That A Mega-earthquake Will Hit The Northwest In The Next 50 Years

May 24, 2010 9:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Oregon State University ) The major earthquakes that devastated Chile earlier this year and which triggered the catastrophic Indonesian tsunami of 2004 are more than just a distinct possibility to strike the Pacific Northwest coast of the United States, scientists say. There is...

Water, Air Used for Peak Energy Storage

May 24, 2010 8:52 am | Comments

Electric pumps send water from a lower basin back to an upper reservoir, which can then be used to spin tubines and generate electricity during peak times.


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