Private employers — the backbone of the economy — added a surprisingly strong 231,000 positions in April, the most in four years.
Magazine said the Lexus GX 460 luxury SUV passed a previously-failed emergency handling test after a dealership updated software that runs its electronic stability control system.
World's biggest maker of plasma TVs slashed its losses for the January-March quarter to just under $1 billion as the company benefited from a recovery in global sales.
Tire maker said it mustered a net profit of $191 million in the January-March quarter amid a gradual global recovery.
Anammox bacteria don't need the energy-hungry oxygen supply of conventional sewage plants, and even produce methane that we can use as fuel
LONDON (Reuters) - European carbon prices fell on Friday, pulled lower by ongoing worries over the euro and the Greek debt crisis, traders said.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States, Canada, and Mexico have proposed to amend a landmark global pact protecting the ozone layer to fight emissions of a refrigerant chemical thousands of times more potent a greenhouse gas than carbon dioxide, the U.S. EPA said on Thursday.
VENICE, Louisiana (Reuters) - Oil from a massive spill in the Gulf of Mexico sloshed ashore on a chain of islands off the Louisiana coast on Thursday as the Obama administration accused BP Plc and its partners of making "very major mistakes" in the ill-fated drilling operation.
The first scientific results from ESA's Herschel infrared space observatory are revealing previously hidden details of star formation. New images show thousands of distant galaxies furiously building stars and beautiful star-forming clouds draped across the Milky Way. One picture even...
( Carnegie Mellon University ) Mary Shaw, the Alan J. Perlis Professor of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University, has been selected by the IEEE Computer Society's Technical Council on Software Engineering as the first recipient of its Distinguished Educator Award.
MOBILE, Alabama (Reuters) - While a vast containment operation dumps gallons of chemical dispersant and lays miles of plastic boom to attack a massive spreading oil slick, some U.S. Gulf Coast residents are turning to more unlikely remedies -- hair and pantyhose.
( European Space Agency ) The first scientific results from ESA's Herschel infrared space observatory are revealing previously hidden details of star formation. New images show thousands of distant galaxies furiously building stars and beautiful star-forming clouds draped across the...
( Optical Society of America ) Devices that can mimic Superman's X-ray vision and see through clothing, walls or human flesh are the stuff of comic book fantasy, but a group of scientists at Boston University has taken a step toward making such futuristic devices a reality. The...
Indications are Hewlett-Packard is, at the very least, looking to become less dependent on Microsoft as it charts its future.
Although it sounds like a contradiction in terms, using the power of the sun for refrigeration is proving to be an original energy concept. In Tunisia and Morocco, research scientists are using solar energy to keep perishable foodstuffs such as milk, wine and fruit fresh.