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Rensselaer professors Dordick and Interrante named ACS Fellows

October 4, 2010 10:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute) Two Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute professors have been named 2010 fellows of the American Chemical Society. Director of the Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies and the Howard P. Isermann '42 Professor of Chemical and Biological...


New Survey Shows Industrial Sector Surging Forward

October 4, 2010 10:21 am | News | Comments

ThomasNet’s newest Industry Market Barometer shows North America’s industrial/manufacturing sector surging forward, accelerating the momentum of its recovery with the promise of further expansion to come.

Cornell co-leads $3 million biodiversity study

October 4, 2010 10:21 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

A Cornell team will explore the consequences of rapid climate change on biodiversity and ecosystems, thanks to $3 million from the National Science Foundation.


Tiny Modem Module Supports Worldwide 3G Standards

October 4, 2010 10:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

u-blox announces LISA, a new family of small, ultra-fast wireless modems that support a wide range of high-bandwidth applications such as mobile computing, car infotainment, telematics systems and hand-held terminals.


President Obama proclaims Cybersecurity Awareness Month

October 4, 2010 9:34 am | by Jim Garamone, American Forces Press Service | News | Comments

Americans everywhere prosper because of the nation's digital infrastructure, and therefore all citizens must defend it, President Barack Obama said Oct. 4. October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and in a proclamation released, President Obama said all Americans must understand they have a responsibility to secure cyber networks.


Step-Down Regulator Accepts Low Input Voltage

October 4, 2010 9:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Alpha and Omega Semiconductor expands its synchronous EZBuck portfolio with the introduction of its new low-input voltage DC-DC step-down regulator


The Roundtable - The Recovery

October 4, 2010 9:10 am | Articles | Comments

This month's question is  "How will the jobless recovery impact the way semiconductors are designed, developed, and created?" The question is answered this month by Colin Baldwin of Open-Silicon.

Report says BHP bid would cut government revenue

October 4, 2010 9:05 am | by ROB GILLIES - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

BHP Billiton's potential hostile takeover of Potash Corp. could reduce the provincial Saskatchewan government's revenues by at least $2 billion over the next 10 years, a Saskatchewan government-commissioned report released Monday said.Australia's BHP Billiton Ltd. launched a $39 billion...


Motorized Linear and Rotary Actuators Tout Ease of Use

October 4, 2010 8:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Oriental Motor USA is introducing four motorized linear actuators designed for greater ease of use and high performance in positioning applications. The company’s motorized linear actuators feature the Alpha-Step stepping motor with


High-sensitivity Telecoil is Hearing Aid Compatible (HAC) With Mobile Phones

October 4, 2010 8:17 am | Product Releases | Comments

PREMO’s Series ZTC0602 high-sensitivity coil for application in hearing aids was developed according to ISO/TS16949:02, ISO9001:2000. It is specially Z-axis-designed for


Spinning Clinch Bolts Have Self-retracting Feature

October 4, 2010 7:29 am | Product Releases | Comments

Patented PEM spinning clinch bolts for thin metal panels have been introduced with a self-retracting feature enabling the fastener’s captive screw to remain retracted when disengaged. During fastener installation, controlled clinching action permanently


A step toward lead-free electronics

October 4, 2010 7:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Leeds) Research published today by materials engineers from the University of Leeds could help pave the way toward 100 percent lead-free electronics.


William Horak Named Chair of Brookhaven Lab's Department of Nuclear Science and Technology

October 4, 2010 7:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

William Horak has been named chair of the new Department of Nuclear Science and Technology. For the past 10 years, Horak has served as chair of the Energy Sciences and Technology Department, where he supervised scientists and engineers developing and implementing technical projects in a...


RG coaxial cable intended for aircraft systems

October 4, 2010 7:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc., has introduced a new, lighter-weight RG coaxial cable for aircraft communication and navigation systems, providing significant weight savings without compromising performance. When compared to standard RG coaxial cables, these new cables reduce operating costs...

Slide Switch Suits Space-Constrained Apps

October 4, 2010 7:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

C&K Components has developed a new surface-mount option for the JS Slide series of low-profile, cost-effective miniature slide switches.


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