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Environmentally safe fuel cells may emerge from Air-Force-funded MIT research

May 3, 2010 8:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Air Force Office of Scientific Research) MIT researchers are exploring a new technology funded by the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, and the National Science Foundation, which they call a thermopower wave, that may convert chemical energy to fuel cells for micro-machines,...

Energy Star Lighting Fixtures: How Does THAT Work?

May 3, 2010 8:22 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

My husband and I spent a lazy Saturday in a lighting showroom a few weekends ago. We've been working on a project to replace all the lighting fixtures in our home for a couple of years now, so we seem to spend a lot of time in lighting showrooms. But that particular Saturday was a bit...

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Laursen Named President of Khalifa University in United Arab Emirates

May 3, 2010 8:21 am | by Duke University | News | Comments

DURHAM, N.C. -- The Board of Trustees at Khalifa University of Science, Research and Technology (KUSTAR) in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, announced the appointment of Duke University mechanical engineering professor Tod Laursen as its new president on May 3, 2010.

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Vita Breath Dietary Supplement

May 3, 2010 8:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Consumers warned not to use product because it may contain hazardous levels of lead.

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Nanodots Breakthrough Promises 'Library On A Chip’

May 3, 2010 7:52 am | by Matt Shipman | News | Comments

A researcher at North Carolina State University has developed a computer chip that can store enough to hold an entire library’s worth of information on a single chip.

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Panel PC Series for HMI Apps Includes 6.5- and 15-inch Touch Screens

May 3, 2010 7:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

VIA Technologies announced additions to its VIA VIPRO range of fanless touch screen panel PCs with the 6.5-inch VIA VIPRO VP7806 and 15-inch VIA VIPRO VP7815. Created using the flexible and modular Em-ITX form factor, these VIA VIPRO panel PCs are suitable for

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Tibco Software to buy back $300 million shares

May 3, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Business software maker Tibco Software Inc. said Monday it plans to buy back up to $300 million of its common stock.The Palo Alto, Calif., company said the board-approved share repurchasing program will replace the company's previous $300 million program, which had about $27 million remaining....

Sunlight with cooling factor

May 3, 2010 7:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft) Although it sounds like a contradiction in terms, using the power of the sun for refrigeration is proving to be an original energy concept. In Tunisia and Morocco, Fraunhofer research scientists are using solar energy to keep perishable foodstuffs such as milk,...

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PXI, cPCI Backplanes Suit Embedded Test and Control Apps

May 3, 2010 7:09 am | Product Releases | Comments

National Instruments offers board-level backplanes from all of its PXI/CompactPCI and PXI Express chassis for OEMs to use in applications ranging from aerospace/defense to industrial embedded control. Engineers and scientists can use the PXI/CompactPCI backplanes to create

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Everything is Going Digital – Including Reference Books

May 3, 2010 7:05 am | by Diana Bittern, director of product management at Knovel (www.knovel.com) | Blogs | Comments

Simply put, static print has seen its hay-day and the general population is hungry for ways to find and absorb information faster, and on-the-go.

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Envisat monitoring changes in oil spill

May 3, 2010 6:53 am | News | Comments

ESA’s Envisat has captured the changes in direction of the rapidly-growing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico as strong winds over the weekend pushed it around and hampered clean-up efforts. In these latest images, the oil spill is visible due east of the Delta National Wildlife Refuge extending into the Gulf.

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Holiday in Ghana - the Impact of Cellular in Developing Countries

May 3, 2010 6:40 am | Blogs | Comments

According to the OECD, adding an extra ten mobile phones per 100 people in a typical developing country boosts growth in GDP per person by 0.8 percentage points. That is just staggering.

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Driver Powers Multiple Strings of LEDs for LCD Backlighting

May 3, 2010 6:07 am | Endicott Research Group | Product Releases | Comments

LCD backlight power specialist Endicott Research Group (ERG) has introduced a new LED driver that can simultaneously and efficiently power up to 8 strings of high brightness LEDs (HBLEDs). The new Smart Force SFD2C Series is a full-function LED driver board that features a dual output that provides a total maximum current of 1200 mA -- 600 mA per side...

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New ZigBee Smart Energy Draft Now Available for Comment

May 3, 2010 5:57 am | News | Comments

The ZigBee Alliance announced it has made the draft 0.7 document of ZigBee Smart Energy version 2.0 available for public download and comment.

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DC to DC Converter Accepts Input from 6V to 70V

May 3, 2010 5:56 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tech9 Corporation’s new 1 amp buck-boost DC to DC power converter accepts input ranging from 6V to 70V while output remains constant. The power converter can be ordered in 3V, 5V, 9V, 12V and 15V output models. Other outputs are available on request.

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