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EU carbon rises, German power supports

December 23, 2009 4:28 am | by Reuters | Comments

LONDON (Reuters) - European Union carbon emissions futures rose on Wednesday, supported by German power prices, but have not yet clawed back all of Monday's 9 percent fall. EU Allowances for December 2010 delivery were up 22 cents or 1.73 percent at 12.93 euros ($18.45) a tonne at 1349...

Verizon Sees Advanced Apps On LTE Network

December 23, 2009 4:23 am | by InformationWeek | Comments

Developers will find Verizon's 700-MHz Long Term Evolution network friendly to classes of applications never before available on wireless networks, the company says.

New insights into mushroom-derived drug promising for cancer treatment

December 23, 2009 4:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council ) A promising cancer drug, first discovered in a mushroom commonly used in Chinese medicine, could be made more effective thanks to researchers who have discovered how the drug works. The research is funded by the Biotechnology...


Printed electronics to control flexible displays

December 23, 2009 12:26 am | by 1888PressRelease | Comments

Screens and display elements in mobile phones, e-readers for electronic books and measuring devices are now well-established features of our networked world. To make the manufacture of these mobile mass displays more cost effective, organic electronics is providing technical solutions,...

QSI reveals benefits of Winlims Rental scheme

December 22, 2009 8:26 pm | by Processingtalk | Comments

Quality Systems International (QSI) has revealed that its Winlims Rental scheme has been developed to give organisations a tax-efficient option for investing in its Winlims system.

Pacific warming continues: Australia weather bureau

December 22, 2009 7:26 pm | by Reuters | Comments

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Pacific Ocean temperatures remained at levels typical of a drought-bringing El Nino weather pattern, Australia's Bureau of Meteorology said on Wednesday.

Man-made carbon dioxide affects ocean acoustics

December 22, 2009 3:26 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

Oceanographers have that seawater sound absorption will drop by up to 70 percent already during this century. The scientists have examined the effects of man-made carbon dioxide under business-as-usual emissions and provide projections of the magnitude, time scale and regional extent of...

Gravity in Potsdam and a dignified Christmas tree ball

December 22, 2009 3:25 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

Exactly one hundred years ago the force of gravity was measured for the first time with such accuracy that this measured value was established as a reference value world-wide.


Brown dwarf pair mystifies astronomers

December 22, 2009 3:25 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

Two brown dwarf-sized objects orbiting a giant old star show that planets may assemble around stars more quickly and efficiently than anyone thought possible, according to an international team of astronomers.

U.S. cracks down on lung-harming ship emissions

December 22, 2009 2:28 pm | by Reuters | Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. environmental regulators on Tuesday finalized engine and fuel standards for U.S. flagged ships to cut emissions that cause lung diseases and save more than $100 billion in health costs.

Opening a Window on the Mac

December 22, 2009 2:24 pm | by Wall Street Journal | Comments

A quick guide for new Apple users that explains some of the ways the Mac operating system differs from Windows.

French body says Monsanto maize needs more study

December 22, 2009 1:26 pm | by Reuters | Comments

PARIS (Reuters) - More research is needed into Monsanto's genetically modified maize MON 810, the only biotech crop commercially grown in Europe, to assess its environmental impact, a French advisory body said.

DuPont News: DuPont CEO: Positioning for Growth

December 22, 2009 1:26 pm | by Dupont | Comments

The University of Delaware recently invited DuPont CEO Ellen Kullman to speak to students in the Masters of Business Administration program and other guests as ...

PRC makes decision in renewable energy case

December 22, 2009 1:12 pm | by SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

New Mexico regulators issued a ruling Tuesday that clears the way for customers to take advantage of third-party power purchase agreements with renewable energy developers, potentially opening the door for more investment in solar systems.The Public Regulation Commission voted 4-1 to largely...

Ecology Coatings Caters to Paper & Packaging

December 22, 2009 12:30 pm | Comments

Ecology Coatings has developed UV-cured coatings specifically to address opportunities within the paper and packaging industry.


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