Lumber Liquidators says it will pay $10 million and plead guilty to five violations of environmental law, including one felony charge, to end a federal investigation into its importation of illegally sourced wood products.
A U.S. Geological Survey report out Tuesday downgrades the fracking potential of California's vast Monterey Shale oil deposits.
The Boulder Scientific Company makes chemicals for various industries.
Three scientists from Sweden, the U.S. and Turkey won the Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for showing how cells repair damaged DNA, work that can be used to develop new cancer treatments.
New findings at Oregon State University have overturned a scientific dogma that stood for decades, by showing that potassium can work with graphite in a potassium-ion battery.
The Justice Department and five states on Monday announced a $20 billion final settlement of environmental damage claims arising from the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
In May, Dupont shareholders flatly rejected a contentious campaign Trian for seats on the board of the 212-year-old chemical company.
Just touching flooded water can lead to health problems due to the presence of oil, chemicals and even sewage.
A vote on the measure in that chamber could come as early as this week, according to reports.
A look at some interesting nuggets about the history of the famed prize and its role in chemistry.
The accident happened close to the busy waterway off the port of Zeebrugge which many ships use on their way to Europe's major ports to Rotterdam and Antwerp.
For decades, China has yearned for a Nobel Prize in science. Now, a little-known researcher who helped develop a malaria medicine in a secret military project to assist Vietnam in its war against the U.S. has finally won Beijing that honor.
Inspired by a naturally occurring material found in marine mussels, researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have created a new flame retardant to replace commercial additives that are often toxic and can accumulate over time in the environment and living animals, including humans.
Equipment from the failed KiOR biofuel plant in Columbus is being sold, but Mississippi taxpayers are likely to recover little of the $79 million that the state is seeking.
New understanding may help scientists design more effective catalysts for transforming CO2 to useful products.