Drug developer Endo Pharmaceuticals is buying HealthTronics for $223 million in a move to expand its urology and diagnostic products, the companies said.
Auto parts maker Linamar and German-based NCB Lohmann say they formed a strategic alliance to build and develop wind turbine components for customers in North America.
Heavy equipment maker is planning a number of management changes to follow Doug Oberhelman's promotion to CEO in July and replace several retiring executives.
Labor Department said productivity grew at an annual rate of 3.6 percent in the first quarter, better than the 2.5 percent increase economists had expected.
Tire and rubber company said it reversed a year-ago loss, posting net income of $11.6 million in the first quarter on higher tire sales and better use of manufacturing capacity.
Ingelheim/Germany, 6 May 2010 - In a clinical study Boehringer Ingelheim recently conducted, Dulcolax® tablets with the active ingredient bisacodyl clearly demonstrated efficacy by inc
Scientists have found a simple but functioning community of bacteria and micro-organisms thriving in the lakes and soils of the Dufek Massif region in Antarctica. These are the southernmost terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems ever described on Earth, less than 800km from the South Pole.
HOUSTON (Reuters) - U.S. regulators exempted BP Plc from a detailed environmental review of the exploration project that ultimately resulted in the deadly Gulf of Mexico explosion and subsequent oil spill, documents show.
( American Association for Cancer Research ) While previous research had suggested that drinking milk was related to factors that may increase the risk of renal cell cancer, results of a recent study exploiting the genetic contribution to variation in milk consumption suggest that...
( American Association for Cancer Research ) Despite public health warnings, drinking is still high among pregnant women. AML risk increased 56 percent among children of those who drank alcohol.
( Northwestern University ) Researchers from Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine have discovered a link between sporadic and familial forms of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a neurodegenerative disease also known as Lou Gehrig's disease. Researchers linked a...
( University of California - Los Angeles ) A research group led by Professor Chih-Ming Ho, a member of National Academy of Engineering, at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science has found the definitive microscopic minimal threshold of coffee ring formation,...
( DOE/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory ) The US Department of Energy has granted approval for SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory -- home of the Linac Coherent Light Source (LCLS), the world's first hard X-ray laser -- to begin planning a second X-ray laser at the laboratory: LCLS-II.
( University of Utah ) A fission reaction in a nuclear reactor? There's an "app" for that! An iPhone "application" or software developed by the University of Utah's Scientific Imaging and Computing Institute to look at medical CT or MRI scans now is being used by the university's...
( Rochester Institute of Technology ) A recent study by the Lab for Social Computing at Rochester Institute of Technology indicates that the use of social media in classroom settings has little effect on building connections or social capital among students.