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Sticky Synthetic Molecules Aid Fight Against Prostate Cancer

August 26, 2010 8:21 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | News | Comments

A team led by Yale University researchers has discovered a previously unknown binding site on a protein found on prostate cancer cells that can enhance their efforts to tag the cells for destruction.

Front Row: Apps to Fit Your Style (or Find It)

August 26, 2010 7:21 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

Some cellphone apps not only offer tips on where to find stores and sales, but also act as a personal stylist.

What Questions Do You Have About 'Energy Basics'?

August 26, 2010 5:21 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

On Monday, we told you about a new site on EERE called Energy Basics. Energy Basics is a resource to help answer all of your "basic" questions about energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. Like most Web sites, Energy Basics is a work in progress, and we'd like your input on...

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IC Enables Up to 98 Percent-Efficient Power Extraction in Solar PV Applications

August 26, 2010 5:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

NXP Semiconductors N.V. today announced the availability of the MPT612 – a unique low-power IC dedicated to performing the Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) function for applications using solar photovoltaic (PV) cells or fuel cells.

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Dell says 3Par accepts its hiked $1.52B buyout bid

August 26, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dell says data storage maker 3Par has accepted its raised buyout bid of $1.52 billion, after the computer maker topped an offer from rival Hewlett-Packard.The offer is $24.30 a share in cash. That is up from Dell Inc.'s previous offer of $1.13 billion.Rival Hewlett-Packard Co. offered about...

Sony working on 3-D TVs that don't need glasses

August 26, 2010 4:20 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Sony Corp. is working on 3-D televisions that don't need special glasses, joining a race with rival Toshiba Corp., but sees cost and technological hurdles to overcome before they can go on sale....

Why are sunspots a source of radio emissions? NJIT researcher explains more(3)

August 25, 2010 5:23 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(New Jersey Institute of Technology) Why sunspots are a strong source of radio emissions and what information those emissions carry will be the focus of an invited talk by NJIT Research Professor Jeongwoo Lee tomorrow at the International Astronomical Union Symposium on the Physics of Sun...

Forecast: Idaho should end 2011 with more revenue

August 25, 2010 5:06 pm | by JOHN MILLER - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

The state's modest economic recovery should help Idaho finish the fiscal year with $80 million more tax revenue than the 2010 Legislature predicted, if a new forecast holds true.Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter's chief economist, Mike Ferguson, issued his new outlook this week for the year ending June...

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Qualcomm to spend $2 billion on e-ink-busting mirasol display plant

August 25, 2010 3:27 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

According to an article from Journalist Kit Eaton, Qualcomm is about to invest some $2 billion in small change in a new plant for Mirasol displays--the half-LCD/half-e-ink screen tech that can play video in sunlight. It's all thanks to a "major client." Are we talking Amazon here?

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Bestech Australia offers low noise MEMS gyroscopes from Gladiator technologies

August 25, 2010 3:25 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Bestech Australia presents the all new G100Z range of gyroscopes from Gladiator Technologies.

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MEMSIC introduces industry's first low-drift Mems vertical Gyro

August 25, 2010 3:24 pm | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

VG800 - precision IMU + attitude Angles for navigation and stabilization

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Why are sunspots a source of radio emissions? NJIT researcher explains more(2)

August 25, 2010 3:23 pm | News | Comments

(New Jersey Institute of Technology) Why sunspots are a strong source of radio emissions and what information those emissions carry will be the focus of an invited talk by NJIT Research Professor Jeongwoo Lee tomorrow at the International Astronomical Union Symposium on the Physics of Sun...

Website linking Latin American scientists launches

August 25, 2010 1:22 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

A new website hopes to bring together scientists in Latin America and North America through exchange of ideas, information and equipment.

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Dollar Chosen As One of “35 Young Innovators Under 35” for Work on Flexible Robotic Hands

August 25, 2010 1:22 pm | by Yale UniversityYale University | News | Comments

Designing a robotic hand that can both pick up and manipulate small objects, like pens or coins, and powerfully grasp larger objects, such as hammers and cups, is no easy task. But that's exactly what Aaron Dollar, assistant professor of mechanical engineering and materials science at the...

Review: Dell Streak is awkward phone, so-so tablet

August 25, 2010 1:20 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Lately I've been feeling very self-conscious when talking on the phone in public, and it's not because I'm worried about strangers listening in on my private conversations....

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