[UPDATED 12/07/2009] FDA identified at least 50 additional patients exposed to excess radiation; interim recommendations for imaging facilities provided.
The 13th annual IEEE International Interconnect Technology Conference (IITC) and exhibition has announced a Call for Papers for work describing innovative developments in the critically important field of interconnections for electronic systems.
Capstone Turbine Corporation has shown off its high performance hybrid electric car, the CMT-380, at the LA Auto Show. The car features a 30kW microturbine that extends the range of its traditional EV batteries, and which the company likens to having an ultra-clean and quiet jet engine under the hood.
Protek Test and Measurement’s 0.1 percent accuracy, bench model, LCR features RS 232 and Handler interfaces Model Z8900 offers six (6) measurement modes at test frequencies of 100 Hz, 120 Hz, 1 kHz or 10 kHz, with drive voltages of 0.1 V, 0.3 V, or 1.0 V and measurements rates to 12 per second. It incorporates a
Air Force Office of Scientific Research and National Science Foundation-funded professor, Dr. Xiang Zhang has demonstrated at the University of California, Berkeley the world's smallest semiconductor laser, which may have applications to the Air Force in communications, computing and bio-hazard detection.
Excelsys Technologies’ constant current output LXC Series and the LXV constant voltage series power supplies offer up to 300 W of output power in compact, rugged IP67 enclosures. The LX series of LED power supplies up to 95 percent efficiency, plus reliability, MTBF figures in excess of 1 Million hours, and IP67 rating, making them suitable for
General Patent Corporation (GPC), a leading patent licensing and enforcement firm, announced today on behalf of its client, Leighton Technologies LLC, that it has settled all pending lawsuits with HID Global Corporation (HID) of Irvine, Calif., and licensed Leighton’s patents to HID, a leading manufacturer of employee and student ID cards, driver’s licenses and transaction cards such as cashless payment, fare collection, vending and loyalty cards.
Scoreboard shows strong increase of aid in response to the financial crisis but Single Market intactDecember 7, 2009 5:54 am | by European Commission | News | Comments
The European Commission's latest State Aid Scoreboard shows the financial crisis multiplied the overall aid volume from € 66.5 billion or 0.52% of the EU-27 GDP in 2007 to € 279.6 billion or 2.2% of GDP in 2008. Crisis measures excluded, total aid stood in 2008 at € 67.4 billion or 0.54%...
"You can't manage what you don't measure" is a common management adage. It applies well to energy as well. I think I do a decent job at restricting my energy usage at home. After all, I'm supposed to be an energy expert. But who would have thought th
My father was a engineer and statistician. Along with George Box and Stu Hunter (no relation) they wrote Statistics for Experimenters (one of the potential titles had been Statistics for Engineers). They had an interest in bringing applied statistics to the work of scientists and...
photo by John Hunter at Glacier National Park. Tomorrow 56 newspapers, in 45 countries, are taking the unprecedented step of publishing the same editorial. The editorial will appear in 20 languages, as the United Nations Climate Change Conference is set to begin in Copenhagen. Unless we...
Publication in Neuropsychopharmacology Confirms CeNeRx's Novel RIMA Antidepressant TriRima & trade; Selectively and Reversibly Inhibits MAO-ADecember 7, 2009 5:52 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments
CeNeRx BioPharma, Inc., a clinical stage company developing innovative treatments for diseases of the central nervous system, today announced that a newly published PET imaging study in human subjects confirms that CeNeRx’s novel compound TriRima™ reversibly inhibits MAO-A, an...
Researchers from Yale University and Mirna Therapeutics, Inc., reversed the growth of lung tumors in mice using a naturally occurring tumor suppressor microRNA. The study reveals that a tiny bit of RNA may one day play a big role in cancer treatment, and provides hope for future patients...
I've been spending some time with the mbed here and I'm convinced that there are a lot of good uses for this little thing. One in particular popped in to my head with a lot of vigor.Back in December of 2008, I listed ten (Octal) things to do to help get through a l
Cases of drug-induced hepatotoxicity reported, including liver necrosis, jaundice, fulminant hepatitis with and without jaundice, and liver failure.