Beer brewing comes clean
Behind a simple glass of cold beer lies a quiet industrial revolution promising to take the brewing industry by storm. Although the world's breweries have been recovering CO2 from the brewing process for ...
Cisco to cut 4,000 jobs (Update)
Information technology giant Cisco announced Wednesday that it will cut 4,000 jobs, equal to five percent of its workforce.
What did Alexander Graham Bell's voice sound like? Scientists help find out
Berkeley Lab's sound-restoration experts have done it again. They've helped to digitally recover a 128-year-old recording of Alexander Graham Bell's voice, enabling people to hear the famed inventor speak ...
Thanksgiving steals sales from Black Friday
Thanksgiving shopping on Thursday took a noticeable bite out of Black Friday's start to the holiday season, as the latest survey found retail sales in stores fell slightly from last year.
CO2 storage and enhanced oil recovery can aid economy
Combining carbon storage with enhanced oil recovery techniques in key fields could generate up to £2.7bn in extra economic output, a report has claimed.
World record in 3d-imaging of porous rocks
A team of physicists headed by Prof. Rudolf Hilfer at the Institute for Computational Physics (ICP) of the University of Stuttgart has established a world record in the field of three-dimensional imaging of porous materials. ...
Researcher revolutionizes rubber recycling
Scrap rubber has remained little more than, well, scrap -- until now. University of Akron researcher Dr. Avraam Isayev developed an innovative rubber recovery technology expected to cause a major shift in rubber reprocessing ...
Retail sector improves as consumers open their wallets
Retail sales for the upcoming holiday season should echo the nation's struggling economic recovery as consumers increase buying by 2.3 percent over last year, says a new report from Ball State University.
India says US protectionism is regressive
India's trade minister lashed out at perceived protectionist moves by the US on Saturday, calling them "regressive" and saying they could delay economic recovery.
Demonstration project to store CO2 underground in China
CSIRO (Australia) is partnering with China United Coalbed Methane Corporation Limited (CUCBM) on a A$10 million joint demonstration project that will store 2000 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) underground in the Shanxi Pro ...
The future of electricity may be found in environmentally-friendly, thermoelectric cells
The Air Force Office of Scientific Research and the National Science Foundation are funding research that may result in a military turbine aircraft that for the first time ever will produce its own electricity from exhaust ...