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US-listed companies doing business in Iran: $540 million in revenue and counting

Economic sanctions on Iran have been getting tougher in recent years, and the United States tightened the screws a little more last summer with the Iran Threat Reduction and Syria Human Rights Act (PDF).<p>One unusual aspect of that law is that it started requiring companies traded on US stock …

Oil

Scientists link oil industry with Oklahoma's biggest earthquake

Scientists have linked oil drilling in Oklahama to the biggest earthquake in the state's history. New research, published in the journal <i>Geology</i>, suggests that the expansion of wastewater, injected into Oklahoma's sealed oil wells, placed enough stress on "reservoir-bounding faults" to trigger three …

Right-to-work impact uncertain in Mich.

LANSING, Mich. -- Michigan's controversial right-to-work legislation takes effect Thursday, but its effects are largely unknown and not expected to be immediate.<p>In neighboring Indiana, the impact is only beginning to be felt one year after a similar law took effect, in March 2012.<p>Right-to-work laws …

Scientists unravel genetic causes of prostate, breast and ovarian cancer

A national screening programme for prostate cancer could be introduced by the NHS following an international effort by more than 1,000 scientists to …