Make India a global solar energy hub, says PM

India's prime minister urged global companies on Wednesday to make the sun-baked South Asian nation a solar energy hub as the country seeks to cut its chronic power shortages.

USDA starts new program to track farm animals

(AP)—The federal government has started a new livestock identification program to help agriculture officials quickly track livestock in cases of disease.

Toyota's hybrid vehicle sales pass 5 million

Toyota's global sales of gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles have surpassed 5 million in a milestone for a technology that was initially greeted with skepticism.

US eases export rules on aerospace parts

The United States on Tuesday eased rules on the export of select items in the aerospace industry, in an effort to reduce regulations that are thought to be putting American firms at a disadvantage.

Helping to forecast earthquakes in Salt Lake Valley

Salt Lake Valley, home to the Salt Lake City segment of the Wasatch fault zone and the West Valley fault zone, has been the site of repeated surface-faulting earthquakes (of about magnitude 6.5 to 7). New research trenches ...

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