By KARL RITTER and LOUISE NORDSTROMAssociated Press
STOCKHOLM (AP) - Two American researchers won the Nobel Prize in chemistry Wednesday for studies of protein receptors that let body cells sense and respond to outside signals like danger or the flavor of food. Such studies are key for
WOODLAND PARK, N.J. (AP) - Chemical coating maker Cytec Industries Inc. said Tuesday it has agreed to sell its coating resins business to private equity firm Advent International for $1.03 billion.
The Woodland Park, N.J.-based company said the sale will allow it to focus on its high-growth areas
By BOB LEWISAssociated Press
ROCKY MOUNT, Va. (AP) - Virgil Goode knows his obscure presidential run on the Constitution Party ticket vexes his former Republican comrades, a thought that produces a sly smile he can't suppress. He doesn't really try.
To Virginia Republicans, however, the
By ALICIA CHANGAssociated Press
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Calories. Nutrients. Serving size. How about "produced with genetic engineering?"
California voters will soon decide whether to require certain raw and processed foods to carry such a label.
In a closely watched test of consumers' appetite
DETROIT (AP) - General Motors Co. said Friday that it plans to close its hydrogen fuel-cell research operation near Rochester, N.Y., and move about 220 jobs to Michigan.
The Detroit-based automaker said the move will bring together experts on engine and transmission technology.
Most of the 220
By RON DePASQUALEAssociated Press
UNITED NATIONS (AP) - After countless speeches, meetings and behind-the-scenes discussions, the war in Syria remained the unsolved problem that loomed over this year's gathering of world leaders at the United Nations.
As the week-long meeting of the U.N.
CHICAGO (AP) - The following 23 fellows each will receive $500,000 over the next five years from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation:
-Natalia Almada, 37, Mexico City. Documentary filmmaker who captures complex and nuanced views of Mexican history, politics and culture.
-Uta Barth, 54
By FRANK ELTMANAssociated Press
MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) - A six-week Internet crowdfunding effort has raised $1.3 million to restore a New York laboratory once used by visionary scientist Nikola Tesla.
The rival of Thomas Edison imagined a world of free electricity and conducted experiments in the
YAHOO.COM - As so often happens, moms are left to deal with the mess.
An explosion at a Japanese chemical plant this weekend has the spectre of a global diaper shortage.
The plant in the coastal city of Himeji, operated by Nippon Shokubai Co., is one of the world's largest producers of
By MARK SHERMANAssociated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court plunged into its new term Monday with a high-stakes dispute between businesses and human rights groups over accountability for foreign atrocities. The next nine months hold the prospect for major rulings on affirmative action,