Recent analysis by the Environmental Protection Agency provides new estimates about the number of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing. Here’s a rundown of the report’s key findings.
Factory orders rose 0.2 percent in February, which was the first increase since July, the Commerce Department reported Thursday.
Recipients of the Cards Against Humanity Science Ambassador Scholarship will receive full tuition coverage for up to four years. “Science Pack” co-creator Zach Weinersmith talks about the game and why supporting women in STEM matters.
Starbucks announced a new yogurt partnership with Danone SA as part of efforts to double food sales at the iconic coffeehouse chain.
Federal regulators have charged two major U.S. food companies, Kraft and Mondelez, with manipulating prices for wheat and wheat futures in a scheme that reaped more than $5.4 million in profit.
Ethanol advocates marked April Fools' Day by facetiously urging Congress to overhaul the nation's Renewable Fuel standard.
The U.S. trade deficit plunged in February as both imports and exports sank, driven by a since-settled trade dispute and a global economic slowdown that has cut into oil prices and caused the dollar to rise in value.
China's manufacturing was lackluster in March and industrial employers shed more jobs, two surveys showed Wednesday, adding to pressure on Beijing to shore up weakening growth in the world's second-largest economy.
A recent survey of executives at midsize manufacturers showed expectations for the U.S. economy beginning to mirror optimism about their own companies.
Recently, manufacturers of firearm suppressors are seeing increased demand for their products.
Editorial director Jeff Reinke announces some of the new things we’re doing to improve the daily content mix.
How rare is platinum? Imagine that making an ounce of it is so difficult that even exploding stars called supernova, the crucibles whose high energies forge most chemical elements, can’t do it.
U.S. factories expanded last month at a weaker pace, with orders growing more slowly and hiring essentially flat.
A New York judge will hear arguments Tuesday in a potentially $1 billion legal fight over control of Chobani Greek yogurt.
The dramatic increase in U.S. energy production through fracking could not be replicated in Europe, according to a report by a renewable energy group.
U.S. businesses slowed their pace of hiring in March, a private survey found. The modest gains suggest that harsh winter weather has generated a broader slowdown that caused the survey to report gains of less than 200,000 jobs for the first time in 13 months.
U.S. auto sales were expected to slow a bit in March, but analysts remain optimistic about the market.
President Barack Obama, as promised, vetoed legislation Tuesday that would overturn a federal rule to speed up the process for union certification elections.
Families of at least 77 people killed in crashes caused by defective General Motors ignition switches will get compensation from the company.
The 48-mile-long waterway that cuts across “the backbone of the Western Hemisphere” is going through the final year of a massive expansion.