Clean drinking water is a diminishing natural resource in developing nations and in many industrialised countries. VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a simple and inexpensive test kit that detects phenolic ...
France's Schneider Electric is to buy industrial software firm Invensys for a 3.4 billion pound ($5.2 billion).
Waste from power generators and alumina refineries can now be used to produce an alternative to Portland cement.
Newly trialled native algae species provide real hope for the development of commercially viable fuels from algae, a University of Queensland scientist has found.
Shell Oil has agreed to spend at least $115 million to cut harmful pollution at a Houston-area refinery.
A coral-killing starfish has begun infesting a channel of water in the Philippines famed for having some of the most diverse marine life in the world, the government said Friday.
A newly synthesized material might provide a dramatically improved method for separating the highest-octane components of gasoline. Measurements at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have clarified ...
US lawmakers agreed to a bill that would speed construction of a Canada-US oil pipeline and circumvent the need for President Barack Obama's approval for the $5 billion project.
Soon, it will be possible to produce electricity from heat over 30 degrees emitted from a waste incinerator, refinery, or data processor. The start-up Osmoblue has just confirmed the feasibility of this new concept.
A lengthy battle over the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, which aims to funnel oil from Canada's tar sands to coastal Texas, heads to the most hotly contested area along the route Thursday.