Company says it sold 1 million of its new iPad tablet computers in the month after its launch, meaning it's been selling more than twice as fast as the iPhone did when it was new.
Private trade group says the U.S. manufacturing sector expanded at the fastest pace in nearly six years, as factories continue to lead the economy's rebound.
BERLIN (Reuters) - The illustrious history of Germany's century-old Nordseewerke shipyard was heading toward a final unhappy chapter when the global economic crisis throttled demand, dooming one of the region's biggest employers.
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - There is still cash to be reaped from beaten renewable energy stocks, as governments will continue to pump cash into the sector, even after large subsidy cuts, a fund manager at Deutsche Bank asset management arm DWS told Reuters.
Column about a 10-year IT services deal between Indiana and IBM that Indiana cancelled after 3 years because it felt new systems weren't operating properly and that IBM's progress was too slow.
Eastman Chemical Company announced that it has completed the acquisition of Genovique Specialties Corporation, a leading global producer of specialty plasticizers, benzoic acid, and sodium benzoate.
Bacteria in the ocean can harvest light energy from sunlight to promote survival thanks to a unique photoprotein, according to research by a team of scientists in Sweden and Spain.
New insights into how omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation also hints at novel disease treatmentsMay 2, 2010 11:26 pm | by Science Daily | Comments
Scientists went on a molecular fishing trip and netted a catch of new mediators that not only can explain how omega-3 fatty acids reduce inflammation, but also hint at novel treatments for a host of diseases linked to inflammatory processes.
Using a pair of exotic techniques including a molecular-scale version of ice fishing, researchers have developed methods to measure accurately the length of "nanopores," the miniscule channels found in cell membranes. The team's "molecular rulers" could serve as a way to calibrate...
A researcher in Israel conducted the first study of hand-clapping songs, revealing a direct link between those activities and the development of important skills in children and young adults, including university students.
( American Academy of Pediatrics ) When adolescents are treated in an emergency department (ED) after being assaulted, they have a significant chance of being involved in another violent encounter soon afterward.
( American Academy of Pediatrics ) Each year, millions of children in developing countries die from diseases for which known treatments exist. How to use this knowledge to save children's lives on a global scale will be discussed in a day-long session Monday, May 3, 2010, at the...
( American Society of Agronomy ) Scientists at the USGS National Water Quality Assessment Program and the USDA Agricultural Research Service used a new version of the Root Zone Water Quality Model to estimate unsaturated zone nitrogen mass balances at four agricultural fields. The...
An oil slick moved closer to the Gulf Coast, threatening an economic and ecological disaster as President Obama sharpened his criticism and pressed BP to find a way to stop the oil from gushing.
VENICE, Louisiana (Reuters) - A vast oil slick bore down on the Gulf Coast on Sunday, threatening an economic and ecological disaster as President Barack Obama sharpened his criticism of BP Plc and pressed the energy giant to halt the oil gushing from its ruptured well.