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U.S. targets invading carp with poison, nets, shocks

May 5, 2010 4:27 pm | by Reuters | Comments

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Looking for Asian carp that could pose a dire threat to billion-dollar Great Lakes fisheries, U.S. authorities announced plans on Wednesday to poison, net and shock any invaders in Chicago-area rivers.

Giant dome, fires aimed at huge U.S. oil spill

May 5, 2010 4:27 pm | by Reuters | Comments

VENICE, Louisiana (Reuters) - Workers toiled above and below the surface of the Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday to plug a gushing oil leak and protect the U.S. shoreline in one of the biggest spill containment efforts ever mounted.

How dark chocolate may guard against brain injury from stroke

May 5, 2010 3:24 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

Researchers have discovered that a compound in dark chocolate may protect the brain after a stroke by increasing cellular signals already known to shield nerve cells from damage.


Ind. Barge Builders Return To Work After Strike

May 5, 2010 1:27 pm | by | Comments

Days after ending their monthlong strike, about 600 Jeffboat workers are back on the job at the barge builder's southern Indiana manufacturing plant.

Automodular Posts 1Q Loss After GM Cancels Contracts

May 5, 2010 1:27 pm | by | Comments

Supplier of auto parts and assembly line services reported a first-quarter $200,000 net loss, dragged down by impact of General Motors cancelling its contracts.

AB InBev Expects Flat Year For Beer

May 5, 2010 1:27 pm | by | Comments

World's largest brewer and maker of Budweiser said its first quarter profit fell 34 percent to $475 million as global beer sales remained stagnant and were not forecast to rebound in 2010.

Molson Coors To Spend $40M On Joint Venture In China

May 5, 2010 1:27 pm | by | Comments

Brewer to pay $40 million for a majority, controlling interest in Hebei Si'hai Beer Company in China, a move to expand distribution of?Molson's flagship Coors Light brand.

U.S. House Approves Trade Breaks For Haiti Textiles

May 5, 2010 1:27 pm | by | Comments

House lawmakers approved trade breaks for Haiti's textile industry, the latest of several actions aimed at helping the hemisphere's poorest...


Irish airports to re-open from early Thursday

May 5, 2010 1:26 pm | by Reuters | Comments

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Ireland will re-open its airports from 0300 GMT after the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) imposed restrictions on all flights in and out of the country due to risk of abrasive volcanic ash from Iceland damaging aircraft.

Web 2.0: Internet Explorer 6 Deathwatch

May 5, 2010 1:25 pm | by InformationWeek | Comments

Before the future Web can thrive, Internet Explorer 6 must pass away.

FABTECH 2010 Returning to Atlanta

May 5, 2010 12:24 pm | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | Comments

DEARBORN, Mich., May 5, 2010 — The countdown to FABTECH 2010 is underway as the event returns to the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, November 2-4, 2010. This represents the first time in four years that the show will take place in the Southeastern corridor, a region that...

Department of Treasury Web Site Hacked

May 5, 2010 12:24 pm | by InformationWeek | Comments

Hackers redirected visitors to a malicious site until the agency took the infected site down.

CenturyTel Profits Triple, Qwest's Plunge

May 5, 2010 12:24 pm | by InformationWeek | Comments

The first quarter earnings reports were released as CenturyTel is in the process of acquiring Qwest.

Prescription Drug Could Boost Effects Of Vaccines For HIV And Other Diseases

May 5, 2010 12:23 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

( American Chemical Society ) A prescription drug already approved to treat genital warts and skin cancer may have a new use in boosting the effectiveness of future vaccines for bacterial and viral diseases, such as hepatitis C and HIV. These findings appear in ACS' Molecular...

Storing green electricity as natural gas

May 5, 2010 11:26 am | by Science Daily | Comments

Renewable electricity can be transformed into a substitute for natural gas. Until now, electricity was generated from gas. Now, a German-Austrian cooperation wants to go in the opposite direction. In the future, these researchers and entrepreneurs would like to store surplus electricity –...


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