Toxic caterpillars spark Dutch health scare

Millions of tiny caterpillars that shoot toxic hairs have triggered a health scare in the Netherlands,…

Canada's Bombardier lays off 550 workers

The Canadian group Bombardier announced Wednesday it will lay off 550 employees from its Thunder Bay,…

Scientists say rising seas will break flooding records

Federal scientists predict 40 places in the U.S. will experience higher than normal rates of so-called…

Ukraine inaugurates giant dome over destroyed Chernobyl reactor

Ukraine and its European partners on Wednesday formally inaugurated a new metal dome encasing the destroyed…

On the way to printable organic light emitting diodes

Organic light-emitting diodes are components that no longer consist of compounds containing the semiconducting material gallium,…

Cycling success may hold key to free up fifth of agricultural land

Making minor changes to how food is produced, supplied and consumed around the world could free…

Chemical makers oppose new tariffs

In June, chemical manufacturers converged on Washington, D.C., to urge the Office of the U.S. Trade…

Carbon nanotube tape stays sticky in extreme temperatures

In very hot or cold environments, conventional tape can lose its stickiness and leave behind an…

Solving problems on a quantum chessboard

Physicists at the University of Innsbruck are proposing a new model that could demonstrate the supremacy…

Heat, salt, drought: This barley can withstand the challenges of climate change

Research for the benefit of food security: A new line of barley achieves good crop yields…