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Business News Archive - March 16, 2008

By Gvirtzman, Zohar Zilberman, Ezra; Folkman, Yehoshua Abstract: Re-examination of the stratigraphic record in the continental margin of Israel indicates that the Levant passive margin was reactivated in the late Tertiary.

By Elliott Epstein Producers call it "black gold," consumers a "black hole."The soaring price of petroleum - now over $100 for a barrel of oil and headed towards $4 for a gallon of gasoline - has helped drag the U.S. and Maine's economy into a recession.

Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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