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Men more likely to cheat on higher-earning women

August 26, 2010 11:22 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

A new study by a Cornell sociology doctoral candidate finds that disparities in income lead to higher rates of infidelity.

Conn's 2nd-quarter profit, revenue declines

August 26, 2010 11:06 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Consumer electronics chain Conn's Inc. said Thursday that its second-quarter net income fell by more than two-thirds as the sluggish economy ate into sales, sending shares sharply lower.For the three-month period that ended in late July, Conn's earned $1.7 million, or 7 cents per share. That...

Technology and Innovation promises new focus on academic invention and translational research

August 26, 2010 10:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of South Florida (USF Health)) The academic science business known as "technology transfer" is more important than ever and the newly re-vamped journal Technology and Innovation -- Proceedings of the National Academy of Inventors, makes translational science job No. 1.


Digital Power Remains Important Focus of Darnell’s Power Forum

August 26, 2010 9:38 am | Blogs | Comments

Are there still opportunities where digital is not being exploited to its full benefit? Yes, and Darnell’s Power Forum is where these opportunities will be discussed. It’s no longer about what digital can do, but changing application demands.


LED Delivers Lighting Class Performance

August 26, 2010 9:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

The MX-3 LED extends Cree's lighting-class performance to a broader set of applications with enhanced light uniformity and LED-to-LED color consistency.


Socket Enables Testing of Serial to Parallel Data Convertor

August 26, 2010 9:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

Ironwood Electronics recently introduced a new stamped spring pin socket addressing high performance requirements for testing UART serial to parallel data convertor, CBT-QFN-7002.


Encoder Designed for Extreme Electromagnetic Fields

August 26, 2010 9:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | News | Comments

The MR318 Fiber Optic Rotary Encoder is the world's first and only commercially available, non-metallic rotary position sensor that can operate with complete "transparency" in extreme electromagnetic fields.


IC intended for half duplex analogue two-way radios

August 26, 2010 9:05 am | Product Releases | Comments

CML Microcircuits ( has announced the launch of a new Audio Scrambler and Sub-audio Signalling Processor to it’s family of analogue two-way radio ICs. The CMX138A, an upgrade based on the hugely successful CMX138 IC, is intended for use in half duplex analogue two-way radios or family radio equipment...


Best Buy to use Ford vans for Geek Squad

August 26, 2010 9:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Ford Motor Co. said Thursday the electronics retailer Best Buy will use Ford vans for its Geek Squad home service technicians.Best Buy Co., based in Richfield, Minn., will take deliveries of 290 Ford Transit Connect compact utility vans and 738 Ford E-Series vans. Geek Squad, a Best Buy-owned...

Wire-to-Board Connector Ideal for Low Voltage Applications

August 26, 2010 8:55 am | Product Releases | Comments

The new SFH Series Wire-to-Board Crimp Style Connector, recently introduced by JST Corporation, Waukegan, Illinois, is a compact, low profile connector with both polarization and a secure friction locking device to ensure reliable contact in low current, low voltage conditions.


Shape-shifting robot plane offers safer alternative for maritime rescue

August 26, 2010 8:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(EUREKA) Use of morphing flight control surfaces has enabled the development of a cost effective unmanned air-sea rescue plane that can operate in extreme weather conditions despite its light weight and small size. State-of-the-art avionics and cameras onboard the seaplane ensure a smooth...

Sticky Synthetic Molecules Aid Fight Against Prostate Cancer

August 26, 2010 8:21 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | News | Comments

A team led by Yale University researchers has discovered a previously unknown binding site on a protein found on prostate cancer cells that can enhance their efforts to tag the cells for destruction.

Front Row: Apps to Fit Your Style (or Find It)

August 26, 2010 7:21 am | by New York Times | News | Comments

Some cellphone apps not only offer tips on where to find stores and sales, but also act as a personal stylist.


What Questions Do You Have About 'Energy Basics'?

August 26, 2010 5:21 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

On Monday, we told you about a new site on EERE called Energy Basics. Energy Basics is a resource to help answer all of your "basic" questions about energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies. Like most Web sites, Energy Basics is a work in progress, and we'd like your input on...


IC Enables Up to 98 Percent-Efficient Power Extraction in Solar PV Applications

August 26, 2010 5:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

NXP Semiconductors N.V. today announced the availability of the MPT612 – a unique low-power IC dedicated to performing the Maximum Power Point Tracking (MPPT) function for applications using solar photovoltaic (PV) cells or fuel cells.



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