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Environmental experts gather at EPA forum to discuss sediment removal plan for Passaic River

Environmental experts gather at EPA forum to discuss sediment removal plan for Passaic River

Environmental cleanup experts gathered at NJIT this week for an all-day public forum on a $1.7 billion proposal by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to dredge toxic sediment from an eight-mile stretch of the lower Passaic River. [More]

Study: Climate change to slowdown growth of global crop yields

The world faces a small but substantially increased risk over the next two decades of a major slowdown in the growth of global crop yields because of climate change, new research finds. [More]

Eminent doctor explores the science behind flavor perfect food

As a featured speaker at Catersource's Art of Catering Food conference in Atlanta, GA August 4­–6 at the Atlanta Convention Center at AmericasMart, Dr Larrian Gillespie, CEO of Culinary Science Investigations of Beverly Hills, CA brings her extensive medical and pharmaceutical background to the culinary world, where she will explore the science behind what makes food delicious. [More]

Research aims to find out what motivates 5km race participants

5.2 million US citizens participated in 5km races in 2011 and 12,500 5km events were held in the US during the same time period. New research in Journal of Policy Research in Tourism, Leisure and Events aims to find out what motivates 5km race participants and outline how race organisers can use the findings to their advantage when planning events. [More]

Acsis addresses current and future needs for global supply network

Acsis Inc., the market leader for supply chain visibility, brand protection and serialization solutions, has recently posted an article, "Future of Running Your Business" that addresses current and future needs for companies' extended supply chain, and explains how solutions for the old supply chain model no longer work today. [More]
Study of woodrats may impact farming practices in arid regions

Study of woodrats may impact farming practices in arid regions

Woodrats lost their ability to eat toxic creosote bushes after antibiotics killed their gut microbes. Woodrats that never ate the plants were able to do so after receiving fecal transplants with microbes from creosote-eaters, University of Utah biologists found. [More]

New study on root development can help select drought-resistant crops

Growing plants in a microscope is helping scientists to view roots developing in 3D and in real time. [More]

New line of Fitbit Flex fitness wristband covers now available for women

Dress.UP Fitness Bracelets Inc. has launched a new line of fitness wristband covers for the Fitbit Flex. [More]

Doubletree by Hilton launches global Cookie Care campaign to celebrate the arrival of summer

DoubleTree by Hilton will celebrate the arrival of summer by spreading "Cookie Care" across Atlanta - a city that endured a particularly harsh winter this year. [More]

Naval leaders, small business representatives converge at Navy Opportunity Forum

Top naval leaders met with representatives from some of the nation's most cutting-edge small businesses this week at the Navy Opportunity Forum in Crystal City, Va., with the goal of discovering new technologies and capabilities for America's Sailors and Marines. [More]
Verde Media secures construction site in Asia with joint venture partner, Phoenix Energy

Verde Media secures construction site in Asia with joint venture partner, Phoenix Energy

Verde Media Group Inc. through its Biotechnology Division (VMBD) is pleased to announce that it has secured its 40,000-square-foot construction site in Asia with joint venture partner, Phoenix Energy. [More]
Eucodis Bioscience, INVISTA to develop bio-derived processes for production of industrial chemicals

Eucodis Bioscience, INVISTA to develop bio-derived processes for production of industrial chemicals

INVISTA and Eucodis Bioscience, an Austrian biotechnology company with strong expertise in enzyme engineering and industrial enzyme development, announce a collaboration for the screening and engineering of enzymes to further develop bio-derived processes for the production of industrial chemicals. [More]
Medifast to deliver presentation at Jefferies 2014 Global Consumer Conference

Medifast to deliver presentation at Jefferies 2014 Global Consumer Conference

Medifast, Inc., a leading United States manufacturer and provider of clinically proven, portion-controlled weight-loss products and programs, announced today that Timothy Robinson, Chief Financial Officer, and Meg Sheetz, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the Jefferies 2014 Global Consumer Conference on Thursday, June 19, 2014 in Nantucket, MA. [More]
UST Global receives 'Group Application Services Supplier of the Year' award

UST Global receives 'Group Application Services Supplier of the Year' award

UST Global, a leading global IT consulting firm for Global 1000 enterprises, was awarded 'Group Application Services Supplier of the Year' by Alliance Boots. [More]

UC team to set off on research expedition funded by National Science Foundation

A University of Cincinnati team is about to set off on a National Science Foundation-funded research expedition in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. [More]

Propak Asia 2014 to be held at BITEC on June 11-14

ProPak Asia is Asia's No. 1 international food, drink and pharmaceutical processing, filling and packaging technology event, to take place for its successful 22nd edition on 11 to 14 June at Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC). [More]

BenQ Solar launches high efficiency solutions for the European solar markets

To meet the thriving demand for high performance solar products, BenQ Solar, the leading solar solution brand of AU Optronics, announced today that it has successfully introduced high efficiency and reliable total solutions for the European residential and commercial solar markets. [More]
Ventas to deliver presentation at NAREIT REITWeek 2014 Conference, New York

Ventas to deliver presentation at NAREIT REITWeek 2014 Conference, New York

Ventas, Inc. ("Ventas" or the "Company") announced today that management will make a presentation regarding the Company at the NAREIT REITWeek 2014 Conference in New York, New York on Wednesday, June 4, 2014, at 3:45 p.m. Eastern Time. [More]

Eyeball Networks releases Messenger SDK Version 10

Eyeball Networks today announced the release of Messenger SDK version 10, bringing HD video conferencing to 3G and 4G networks and devices. [More]

Jinchi Biotech’s Giant Salamander Museum welcomes students, teachers of Zhangjiajie Daqiao Centre School

Since the Giant Salamander Museum opened to the public in 2010, it has played a significant role in the science education of Zhangjiajie local schools, and it was awarded national Science Education Base. On April 11, 2014, Zhangjiajie Giant Salamander Museum welcomed more than 400 students and teachers of Zhangjiajie Daqiao Centre School. [More]