Safe livelihoods for informal gold miners in South and Southeast Asia
Safer ways for informal miners in South and Southeast Asia to prospect for gold will be investigated under an Australian Government grant won by The Australian National University (ANU) and Minelab.
German scientists seek to clone perfect Xmas trees
The hunt for the perfect Christmas tree may soon become a lot easier: just pick a nice clone.
Battery maker A123 files for bankruptcy protection (Update)
(AP)—After years of struggling in the nascent market for electric cars, battery maker A123 Systems Inc. filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday.
Power to the professors: A bold, new way to fund research begins at U-Michigan
A first-of-its-kind, real-time research funding initiative at the University of Michigan puts $15 million into the hands of professors to jumpstart new projects they believe in.
British firm creates 1,000 wind farm jobs
British engineer Offshore Group Newcastle announced on Friday that it would create up to 1,000 jobs after receiving a government grant to help build offshore wind farms.
Obama says $5B in grants will aid medical research
(AP) -- Calling scientific research a job-creating engine, President Barack Obama heralded $5 billion in new government grants Wednesday to fight cancer, autism and heart disease while boosting the economy.