Despite the relatively high costs associated with U.S. production, economic indicators demonstrate that the manufacturing sector is showing healthy growth. Seven years after the financial crisis, U.S. manufacturers are now out-performing the economy overall.
"Hubble has become part of our culture — very much," said NASA's science mission chief, John Grunsfeld, a former astronaut who flew on the final three Hubble repair missions.
In 84 days from November 2013 to January 2014, the area around Azle, Texas, shook with 27 magnitude 2 or greater earthquakes, while scientists at Southern Methodist University and the U.S. Geological Survey monitored the shaking.
Drones equipped with cameras could enable workers to see developments in real time and help find survivors, deliver supplies, track flooding or other dangers and inform decisions about where to establish relief operations on the ground.
New “intelligent” LED streetlights combined with sensors generating oodles of data and cloud analytics could soon start delivering genuine street smarts and savings.
Obama wants fast-track powers to help push free-trade proposals such as the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership.
What’s driving up demand? Here are the three trends that will spell growth for cars and chemicals in the coming years.
In the past two years, eight automakers have opened or announced new plants or expansions in Mexico.
Director of Industry Analysis Jessica Caldwell said the report appears to show that "hybrid and EV owners are driven more by financial motives rather than a responsibility to the environment."
The company printed clear plastic versions of its axles and pinion carriers in order to evaluate oil flow within the parts.
The system, the report said, must be more capable of safely transporting fossil fuels and distributing energy from renewable sources.
The American Chamber of Commerce in China called Tuesday for more government transparency and fairness as the confidence of U.S. companies in the country's investment climate deteriorates.
Vermont passed the GMO labeling law, which would also prohibit marketing foods with genetically engineered ingredients as "natural," last year; the measure is scheduled to take effect on July 1, 2016.
The Chevrolet-FNR has a futuristic capsule design with crystal laser headlights and taillights, dragonfly dual swing doors, magnetic hubless wheel electric motors and a wireless auto-charge system.
Industry groups challenged some bans in court, but observers said a ban in Texas — the nation's largest oil producer — particularly piqued their concerns.
Genetically modified crops continue to gain prominence in the U.S. food market, but high grain inventories led to a recent drop in commodity prices. That, in turn, led to projections for 2015 of the lowest farm income levels in six years.
The fastest passenger train in the world has broken its own speed record at 603 kph.
Japan's space program has achieved some breakthroughs on a shoestring budget, crimped during years of economic stagnation, but has focused in the past mainly on small scientific projects.
The first recall in the family-owned creamery's 108-year history was issued last month after the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention linked ice cream contaminated with listeria to three deaths at a Kansas hospital.