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CA Panel Recommends Warning Labels For BPA

May 14, 2015 9:51 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

A panel recommended that the state add BPA to its list of harmful chemicals.


Studies: When A Chemical Spill Hits, Officials Get The Science Wrong

May 14, 2015 9:45 am | by Meagan, Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info | News | Comments

Science is often left out of the process of informing the public about disasters.


Report Links State Oil Subsidies, Campaign Donations

May 14, 2015 9:41 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders denounced this practice in the face of climate change.


MAPI Lowers Economic Forecast For 2015

May 14, 2015 9:33 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The economic projections for 2015 fell in light of low oil prices and a strong dollar.


GM To Invest $1B In Detroit-Area Tech Center

May 14, 2015 9:30 am | by Jeff Karoub, The Associated Press | News | Comments

The efforts could create about 2,600 jobs in product engineering, IT and design.


USGS Study Shows Wide Chemical Variation In Fracking Wastewater

May 14, 2015 9:26 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

The study links fracking to organic compounds in drilling wastewater.


USDA Develops First Government Label For GMO-Free Products

May 14, 2015 4:05 am | by Mary Clare Jalonick, The Associated Press | News | Comments

USDA's move comes as some consumer groups push for mandatory labeling of GMOs.


When Wearables Actually Work

May 13, 2015 3:25 pm | by Melissa Fassbender, Editor | Blogs | Comments

I remain hesitant about the many expert reports that predict our future.


What’s Behind The Renaissance Of Rolls Royce?

May 13, 2015 3:20 pm | by Bloomberg Business | Videos | Comments

Rolls Royce North America President discusses the company’s new automobile.


Senate Agrees To Open Debate On Obama's Trade Agenda

May 13, 2015 3:14 pm | by Charles Babington, The Associated Press | News | Comments

Most Democratic lawmakers oppose free-trade agreements, saying they reduce U.S. jobs. Labor unions and liberal groups, which are vital to Democrats' campaigns, strongly oppose fast track.


Windows 10 Could Be Microsoft’s Last

May 13, 2015 3:06 pm | by Jon Minnick, Associate Editor | Blogs | Comments

Is Microsoft heading in the right direction with Windows as a Service?


Toyota, Mazda Announce 'Long-Term Partnership' In Technology

May 13, 2015 3:02 pm | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Toyota and Mazda are expanding their partnership to focus on new technologies.


By The Numbers: Why Closing The Gender Gap Is Good For Manufacturers

May 13, 2015 3:00 pm | by Abbey Dean, Editor | News | Comments

A study says closing the gender gap is good business for manufacturers everywhere.


Inside Watts Bar Nuclear Plant — One Of The Longest Building Projects In US History

May 13, 2015 2:53 pm | by Meagan Parrish, Editor, Chem.Info | News | Comments

It’s taken so long to complete, the new nuclear plant will run on 1970s-era technology.


Two Iowa Manufacturing Plants Cited For Improper Waste Storage

May 13, 2015 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Two plants have been cited for improperly handling and storing hazardous waste.


Samsung Announces New Push Into Internet-Connected Gadgets

May 13, 2015 10:46 am | by Brandon Bailey, AP Technology Writer | News | Comments

Samsung wants to sell the digital brains that will go into billions of "smart" home appliances, industrial sensors and other Internet-connected gadgets — even if the gadgets aren't made by Samsung.


More Vehicles Recalled For Problem Takata Air Bag Inflators

May 13, 2015 10:43 am | by Yuri Kageyama, AP Business Writer | News | Comments

Toyota and Nissan are expanding their recalls by another 6.5 million vehicles.


Survey: Cloud Systems Boost Manufacturing Productivity, Quality

May 13, 2015 10:38 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Although companies often cite data security as a top risk of operating on the cloud, 90 percent of respondents indicated their security wasn't impacted or improved after implementing cloud systems.


Monsanto Vows To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

May 13, 2015 10:32 am | by Andy Szal, Digital Reporter | News | Comments

Monsanto Company this week announced a goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions from its crop protection operations by 22 percent by 2020.


Slow Wind Might Be The Latest Thing In Sustainable Living

May 13, 2015 10:24 am | by GE Reports Staff | News | Comments

Wind turbine designers have recently developed their own tricks to beat the doldrums and build efficient wind farms for landscapes caressed with slow-moving wind.



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