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Study reveals state of HIV/AIDS in Middle East, North Africa

July 8, 2010 2:22 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

A new study led by Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar researcher Laith Abu-Raddad was the foundation for a report on HIV/AIDS in the Middle East and North Africa presented June 28 in Dubai.

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Que She Herbal Supplement: Undeclared Drug Ingredients

July 8, 2010 12:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Herbal product, sold as weight loss supplement, contains unlisted active pharmaceutical ingredients. Risk of serious side effects, especially in those with heart conditions.

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IBM to get nearly $8M tax rebate for 600 NC jobs

July 8, 2010 12:06 pm | by EMERY P. DALESIO - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

An IBM Corp. subsidiary will hire 600 workers over the next two years and could get a tax rebate of up to $7.8 million while paying wages below the local average.IBM Lender Business Process Services Inc. will open a service center in Research Triangle Park, Gov. Beverly Perdue's office said...

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Exadata Product Overview -- Financial Analyst Webcast

July 8, 2010 12:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) will host an "Executive Access for Investors" educational webcast with corresponding slides on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, beginning at 9:30 a.m. (PT).Please join Andy Mendelsohn, Senior Vice President, Database Server and Technologies, as he provides a product overview of...

RF VVA features 44dB of linearly controlled dynamic range

July 8, 2010 11:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

Maxim Integrated Products introduces the MAX19790, a dual, monolithic voltage-variable attenuator (VVA) spanning the 250MHz to 4000MHz frequency band. Designed as a general-purpose block for high-performance wireless infrastructure applications...

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Designing for Magnetostrictive Linear Position Sensors

July 8, 2010 11:47 am | by Matt Hankinson, Technical Marketing Manager, MTS Sensors | Articles | Comments

Today’s high-performance equipment calls for innovative components designed specifically to meet their market demands. The developments in linear-position sensors have proven to be an effective means for increasing productivity, quality assurance, and profitability in many industrial applications.

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Successive Detection Log Video Amps Are Offered in Die and Module Packaging

July 8, 2010 11:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hittite Microwave has launched two successive detection log video amplifiers (SDLVA) that operate over the 0.6 to 20 GHz and 2 to 20 GHz frequency ranges respectively. Available in die format, the HMC913 features power limiter circuitry at its RF input and carries

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ORNL researchers win 8 R & D 100 awards

July 8, 2010 11:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have been honored with eight awards in the annual R&D 100 Awards by R&D Magazine. Sometimes referred to as the "Academy Awards of Science," the magazine selected winners for development of "one of the 100...

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Mojoceratops: New Dinosaur Species Named for Flamboyant Frill

July 8, 2010 11:22 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | News | Comments

When Nicholas Longrich discovered a new dinosaur species with a heart-shaped frill on its head, he wanted to come up with a name just as flamboyant as the dinosaur's appearance. Over a few beers with fellow paleontologists one night, he blurted out the first thing that came to mind: Mojoceratops.

The9 invests in mobile game developer Aurora Feint

July 8, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chinese online game developer The9 Ltd. said Thursday it has made a minority investment in Aurora Feint, a mobile game developer.Burlingame, Calif.-based Aurora Feint Inc. operates OpenFeint, a mobile gaming network that lets users socialize with friends and other players while playing games on...

Researchers track moons embedded in Saturn's rings

July 8, 2010 10:22 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

For the first time, astronomers have tracked individual moons nestled in debris orbiting a planet. That could give scientists new clues about how planets grow around stars in young solar systems

Qualaquin (quinine sulfate): New Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy - Risk of serious hematological reactions

July 8, 2010 10:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

New Risk Management Plan. Reports of serious side effects in patients using Qualaquin "off-label" for night time leg cramps.

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Nation's governors meeting this weekend in Boston

July 8, 2010 10:05 am | by GLEN JOHNSON - AP Political Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Roughly 40 governors from across the country are converging on Boston this weekend for the annual summer meeting of the National Governors Association.Between Friday and Sunday, they'll gather at a downtown hotel for sessions focused on health care, childhood nutrition, energy policy,...

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Custom Quick-Turn Ultracapacitor Modules Target Military Applications

July 8, 2010 9:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

Announced today by Tecate Group is the quick-turnaround availability of custom ultracapacitor modules expressly engineered to accelerate the development of military ground-mobile, sea, and airborne products and systems.

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Energy Secy advances nano science in spare time

July 8, 2010 9:39 am | News | Comments

Some people relax by doing crossword puzzles, watching movies or reading a good book. In his down time, often while flying somewhere, Energy Secretary Steven Chu relaxes by tackling a scientific conundrum and stretching the limits of technology.

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