Officials say the first of several large natural gas processing plants in eastern Ohio is scheduled to open in May. The plant and others like it are crucial to getting the gas cleaned up and moved into commercial pipelines. The industry estimates 15 trillion cubic feet of natural gas and 5.5...
Milwaukee-based Johnson Controls plans to close a central Kentucky plastics manufacturing plant early next year, potentially putting nearly 400 employees out of work. The Courier-Journal (http://cjky.it/U3qICs) reports that a mass layoff notice filed with the Kentucky Office of Employment &...
Chrysler Chairman and CEO Sergio Marchionne will get stock in the company valued at $3.99 million for more than three years of work on the board, Chrysler disclosed Friday. Since Marchionne doesn't want any compensation for his work at Chrysler, the shares will go into an escrow account that he...
Newark element14 has launched an easy-to-use industrial automation microsite, developed to help engineers in design or plant maintenance roles more efficiently research and source products.
IBM will begin making lump-sum matching contributions to employees' 401(k) accounts on an annual basis, rather than contributing each time a worker gets a paycheck. It's a move that will help the technology company cut costs. Experts say other major employers could follow suit because IBM is a...
CUI Inc. has introduced a new family of board mount DC-DC converters housed in a rugged aluminum package.
NK Technologies (San Jose, CA) has introduced ASL Series AC Current Operated Switches. The ASL series features a patent pending and user-selectable linear set-point adjustment.
Ocean Thin Films has introduced PixelCam, the first commercially available “snapshot” multispectral cameras for shortwave infrared (SWIR) analysis from 700-1,700 nm.
Thanks to improved data analysis techniques and a new operating mode, the Gamma-ray Burst Monitor (GBM) aboard NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope is now 10 times better at catching the brief outbursts of high-energy light mysteriously produced above thunderstorms.
Princeton researchers have found a simple and economic way to nearly triple the efficiency of organic solar cells, the cheap and flexible plastic devices that many scientists believe could be the future of solar power.
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Well, Thanksgiving is over — time to start worrying about the holiday shopping season, at least according to U.S. retailers. And thanks to a recent Nielsen survey, the annual effort of parents finding the right gifts for their kids just got a little bit easier. The survey, which polled children between ages 6 and 12, found that a whopping 48 percent have “interest in buying” an iPad within the next six months. That’s a significant number. On top of that, 39 percent want a Nintento Wii U, 36 percent want an iPod, and a solid third wouldn’t mind having an iPhone, too.
Microscopic metallic cubes could unleash the enormous potential of metamaterials to absorb light, leading to more efficient and cost-effective large-area absorbers for sensors or solar cells, Duke University researchers have found.
If nanoscience were television, we'd be in the 1950s. Although scientists can make and manipulate nanoscale objects with increasingly awesome control, they are limited to black-and-white imagery for examining those objects.
Moscow has strongly criticized U.S. legislation that calls for sanctions against Russian officials accused of human rights abuses and warned that it will respond in kind. A leading anti-corruption crusader, however, hailed the bill as "pro-Russian."