A bacterial disease called “early mortality syndrome” has become a multibillion-dollar problem for the global shrimp-farming industry in the last year or so.
Tri-Tronics Inc., a subsidiary of GPS-device maker Garmin Ltd., has closed its local electronic dog-collar manufacturing operation, laying off about 60 production workers as production is moved to Taiwan.
WASHINGTON — Raytheon Co. said Thursday profit rose in the third
quarter on increased demand for the defense contractor's Patriot
missile by foreign governments, and for its soldier-training
SAN JOSE, Calif. — It is the holy grail of seismology, sought by
earthquake scientists for more than a century: the ability to
provide advance warning of the Big One, so the public can react
before a massive quake unleashes its rolling thunder upon the
Psychiatrists struggling to draft a new manual to diagnose
mental illness haven't agreed it's a mental illness yet. But mental
health professionals are already gauging, parsing and analyzing
Internet addiction, which bears all the hallmarks of addictive
MANILA, Philippines — Typhoon Parma cut a path across the
Philippines' northern edge on Saturday, killing four people but
sparing the capital from a second flood disaster as the storm
churned toward Taiwan.
MANILA, Philippines — Filipinos braced Friday to be whipped by
powerful winds and pelted with rain from a second typhoon in eight
days, fleeing by the tens of thousands from low-lying areas and
suspending cleanup operations in the flooded capital.
"President Obama, I support the Americans' outstretched hand.
But what did the international community gain from these offers of
Nick Schreiber sinks into his reddish-brown couch and props his
head up on his open palm.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Churchill Downs will install permanent lights
at the home of the Kentucky Derby in time for the 2010 spring
WASHINGTON — Students beware: The summer vacation you just
enjoyed could be sharply curtailed if President Obama gets his
Applied Materials is one of the most important U.S. companies
you've probably never heard of. It makes the machines that make the
microchips inside your computer.