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Study: Molecule can starve cancer cells

September 16, 2010 2:22 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Cornell researchers have discovered a molecule that can essentially starve cancer cells of an animo acid they need for growth. The finding may lead to a new class of cancer-fighting drugs.

CEO optimistic on resolving BlackBerry disputes

September 16, 2010 2:20 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. believes it will successfully resolve disputes with India, the United Arab Emirates and other countries over data security and avert their threats to ban services, the company's co-CEO said Thursday....

'Nanosprings' offer improved performance in biomedicine, electronics

September 16, 2010 1:20 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Oregon State University) Researchers at Oregon State University have reported the successful loading of biological molecules onto "nanosprings" -- a type of nanostructure that has gained significant interest in recent years for its ability to maximize surface area in microreactors.

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Danfoss Solar Inverters e To Expand Production Capacity to 3.5GW in 2011

September 16, 2010 12:21 pm | by PowerPulse.net | News | Comments

Danfoss Solar Inverters states that it is experiencing extremely strong sales in the residential and commercial PV markets for grid-connected inverters. Therefore the company’s production capacity has been increased in 2010 and will reach...

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Distributed-Power Open Standards Alliance (DOSA) Defines Digital Point of Load Standards

September 16, 2010 12:21 pm | by PowerPulse.net | News | Comments

The Distributed-power Open Standards Alliance (DOSA), a global association dedicated to furthering compatibility and standardization in the dc-dc board mounted power conversion market, recently approved specification standards for the "Third Generation, High Density, Non-Isolated...

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Program Announced for Second International Power Supply on Chip Workshop

September 16, 2010 12:21 pm | by PowerPulse.net | News | Comments

Hosted by Tyndall National Institute, one of Europe’s leading research centers, the 2010 International Power Supply on Chip Workshop (PwrSOC ’10) will take place in Cork, Ireland, 13-15 October. This unique international event will...

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Oracle's net income jumps 20 pct in latest quarter

September 16, 2010 12:20 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Oracle's net income swelled 20 percent as it reaped the rewards of businesses spending more freely on technology than they did last year....

Lithium-ion Batteries Target Temperature Extremes

September 16, 2010 12:17 pm | by Jeffrey VanZwol, Micro Power Electronics | Articles | Comments

OEMs are requesting rechargeable Lithium-ion battery packs for portable devices that operate in explosive, as well as extreme hot and cold environments. Many portable military devices are used in very cold (-40º Celsius) environments, and many medical devices need battery packs that operate after exposure to 137º C steam sterilization...

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Yahoo to upgrade e-mail, search results this fall

September 16, 2010 12:06 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Yahoo's coming attractions include facelifts for its e-mail service and Internet search results.The changes outlined Thursday are part of Yahoo Inc.'s latest attempt to lure back Web surfers who have been spending more of their time hanging out at Internet hot spots such as Facebook and leaning...

Verisk to issue up to $500M shares in new offering

September 16, 2010 12:05 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Verisk Analytics Inc., an insurance data specialist, plans to issue more shares up to $500 million in a secondary public offering, according to a regulatory filing.The company said selling stockholders will make the offer of Class A common stock and Class B common stock that will be converted...

MEMS optical bandpass filter

September 16, 2010 11:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

DiCon Fiberoptics Inc. has released an update to its 50-GHz microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) tunable optical bandpass filter.

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Freescale Xtrinsic accelerometers optimize resolution and battery life in consumer devices

September 16, 2010 11:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

MEMS-based motion sensing accelerometer family combines low power, motion accuracy and ultra low noise for portable electronics

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802.11n Wireless Access Point Enables High-Speed Transmissions

September 16, 2010 11:12 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Industrial Automation Group of Advantech introduced the EKI-6311GN, an IEEE 802.11n industrial wireless access point. It is said to deliver three times the throughput rates of a normal 802.11g. It is fully

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Broadband RF Power Amplifier Serves Defense Applications From 25 to 1000 MHz

September 16, 2010 10:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

BC Systems, Inc., today introduced Model RF-30001 compact RF power amplifier module based on the latest GaN RF power transistors that delivers at least 20 W CW RF output power over a wide frequency range of 25 to 1000 MHz.

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LED lamps offer light transmission of 89 percent

September 16, 2010 10:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

Replacing a long-time fixture isn’t easy. But PolyBrite’s Borealis LED (light-emitting diode) lamps featuring Bayer MaterialScience LLC’s Makrolon polycarbonate plastic make it a snap to switch from an energy-sapping incandescent light bulb to energy-efficient, eye-pleasing and impact-resistant LED technology.

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