Chemicals (TRBC)

NASA experiment to color the skies over the U.S. East Coast

NASA experiment to color the skies over the U.S. East Coast

Published 11/06/2017

A high-flying science experiment may color the skies above the U.S. mid-Atlantic coast with bluish green and red clouds on Sunday evening, as NASA seeks to learn more about charged particles at the top of Earth's atmosphere.

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Trump U.S. antitrust nominee says will be independent of White House

Trump U.S. antitrust nominee says will be independent of White House

Published 10/05/2017

Makan Delrahim, who was chosen by President Donald Trump to be the top U.S. antitrust regulator, said on Wednesday that he would maintain independence from the White House in enforcing antitrust law.

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Horny male seeks mate: Kenya`s last northern white rhino joins Tinder

Horny male seeks mate: Kenya`s last northern white rhino joins Tinder

Published 26/04/2017

FILE PHOTO: The last surviving male northern white rhino named 'Sudan' grazes at the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Laikipia national park, Kenya June 14, 2015. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya/File

Like many guys using the Tinder dating app, Sudan loves the outdoors and travels widely. The catch: he's the world's last male white northern rhino and desperately needs to mate.

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Brussels prosecutors investigate Congolese passport deal

Brussels prosecutors investigate Congolese passport deal

Published 20/04/2017

Brussels prosecutors are investigating a deal between Belgian company Semlex and the Democratic Republic of Congo to supply biometric passports, a spokesman for the prosecutors' office said on Thursday.

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How artificial life spawned a billion-dollar industry

How artificial life spawned a billion-dollar industry

Published 06/04/2017

FILE PHOTO: A DNA double helix is seen in an undated artist's illustration released by the National Human Genome Research Institute to Reuters on May 15, 2012. REUTERS/National Human Genome Research Institute/Handout/File Photo

Scientists are getting closer to building life from scratch and technology pioneers are taking notice, with record sums moving into a field that could deliver novel drugs, materials, chemicals and even perfumes.

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DuPont in asset deal with FMC, delays close of Dow merger

DuPont in asset deal with FMC, delays close of Dow merger

Published 01/04/2017

The Dupont logo is displayed on a board above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell in New York, U.S. on December 22, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File Photo

DuPont said on Friday it would buy a unit of FMC Corp and sell its crop protection business to the company to win European Union approval for its merger with Dow Chemical, and delayed the deal's closing for the third time.

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Caterpillar shuts plant in Aurora, Illinois, that employs 800

Caterpillar shuts plant in Aurora, Illinois, that employs 800

Published 01/04/2017

A Caterpillar corporate logo is pictured on a building in Peoria, Illinois, U.S. March 19, 2017. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Caterpillar Inc (CAT.N) said on Friday it will shut its Aurora, Illinois, plant, costing about 800 employees their jobs as the world's largest construction and mining equipment maker shifts production to other U.S. facilities.

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Highlights: The Trump presidency on March 19 at 6:50 p.m. EDT

Highlights: The Trump presidency on March 19 at 6:50 p.m. EDT

Published 20/03/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump departs West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., to return to Washington March 19, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Highlights of the day for U.S. President Donald Trump's administration on Sunday:

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Trump`s proposal to scrap Chemical Safety Board draws criticism

Trump`s proposal to scrap Chemical Safety Board draws criticism

Published 17/03/2017

U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at the annual Friends of Ireland St. Patrick’s Day lunch honoring Irish Taoiseach Enda Kenny in the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S., March 16, 2017. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

President Donald Trump's proposal to do away with the federal agency that investigates chemical accidents drew sharp criticism from environmental, labor and safety advocates, who said that eliminating the watchdog would put American lives at risk.

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Shareholder Henderson Global urges Akzo Nobel to talk to PPG

Published 10/03/2017

Henderson Global Investors, a shareholder in Akzo Nobel (AKZO.AS), has called on the Dutch paint maker's management to engage in takeover discussions with U.S. rival PPG Industries (PPG.N).

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