Textile-dyeing is one of the world’s most-polluting industries. China and other Asian nations releases trillions of liters of chemically tainted wastewater. New waterless dyeing technologies could sharply cut pollution.
'Salt' director Phillip Noyce is reported to be signed on to direct the film.
In a cycle seemingly as old as the literary world itself, Tartt's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel is now the subject of criticism after first experiencing major success.
Maya Angelou succeeded in many mediums during her lifetime. Here are a few of the many ways the world will recall her legacy.
Angelou was honored in almost every medium imaginable during her life.
And it's happening while the Obama administration is considering issuing a national security waiver to provide more weapons and cash to the country's military rulers.
'Americanah' by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie took the prize for fiction, while 'Five Days at Memorial' by Sheri Fink secured the nonfiction prize.
John Steinbeck's novel was banned by Kern County in 1939, a prohibition that would stay in place for a year and a half. Various residents called John Steinbeck's 'Wrath' a 'libel and lie' as well as 'obscene in the extreme.'