As US cuts back, China aims to be top at science

China has its eye on becoming the top science nation in the world, overtaking the United States and European nations, researchers at a US science conference said Friday.

China adopts heavy metal reduction plan

China has adopted a plan to tackle heavy-metal pollution, according to state media, after more than 30 major poisoning incidents since 2009.

Ford plans to team with Sollers in Russia

(AP) -- Ford Motor Co. is teaming up with Russian automaker Sollers to make and distribute cars in Russia, one of the fastest growing auto markets.

Obama: US needs better math, science education

(AP) -- President Barack Obama says improving math and science education is essential to helping the U.S. compete globally, and he wants the private sector to get involved in making it happen.

Plants that can move inspire new adaptive structures

The Mimosa plant, which folds its leaves when they're touched, is inspiring a new class of adaptive structures designed to twist, bend, stiffen and even heal themselves. University of Michigan researchers are leading their ...

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