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Delivering Stem Cells Improves Repair of Major Bone Injuries in Rats

January 21, 2010 11:54 pm | by Georgia Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A new study published this week shows that delivering stem cells on a polymer scaffold to treat large areas of missing bone leads to improved bone formation and better mechanical properties compared to treatment with scaffold alone.

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Sprintson receives NSF CAREER Award

January 21, 2010 11:53 pm | by Texas A&M University | News | Comments

r. Alex Sprintson, assistant professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, has received the prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). Sprintson received his CAREER award for...

Energy Data Available Anywhere, Any Time

January 21, 2010 11:53 pm | by National Renewable Energy Laboratory | News | Comments

NREL launches a new Internet site to allow organizations around the world to both post their own energy data and download data, for free.

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NREL to Help Scale Up Biofuels Operations

January 21, 2010 11:53 pm | by National Renewable Energy Laboratory | News | Comments

Thanks to a partnership with DOE and NREL, companies are getting the cash and expertise needed to jumpstart biofuels production scale-up.

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Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson reports loss in 4th quarter as sales drop

January 21, 2010 11:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson on Friday said its loss for the fourth quarter narrowed 9 per cent to C167 million (US$235 million), as improved margins and lower costs offset a slump in sales.The figure compared with a C187 million loss last year, but sales fell 40 per cent as the joint...

Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson reports Q4 loss

January 21, 2010 10:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Mobile phone maker Sony Ericsson says it made a loss in the fourth quarter due to a sharp slump in sales.Friday's income statement still showed an improvement from the same quarter last year, however — from a loss of euro187 million to euro167 million.Weak sales hurt profits, falling around 40...

Google returns to double-digit revenue growth as company shakes off recession

January 21, 2010 5:01 pm | by Michael Liedtke@ - THE ASSOCIATED PRESS@ - Associated Press | News | Comments

Google Inc. reeled in more Internet advertising during the holiday shopping season and approached US$2 billion in quarterly profit for the first time, providing the strongest sign yet that Internet search leader has shaken off the recession's doldrums.The fourth-quarter earnings announced...

Emulex posts lower fiscal 2Q profit, sales flat

January 21, 2010 2:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Data storage equipment maker Emulex Corp. said Thursday its fiscal second-quarter net income fell as operating costs grew and revenue remained flat.For the three months ended Dec. 27, the company earned $8.9 million, or 11 cents per share, down 15 percent from $10.5 million, or 13 cents per...

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My SolidWorks World Sessions - Day 2, 10:30am to 12:00pm

January 21, 2010 1:54 pm | by Richard Doyle's Community Blog | Blogs | Comments

After a whirlwind Monday full of technical goodness, it doesn't get any easier to choose sessions on Tuesday. Some of the top-rated presenters of all time are on the agenda, and the first session block presents quite a challenge. What Sheet Metal Manufacturers Wish You KnewGerald Davis,...

Google rides rising online ad sales to big 4Q

January 21, 2010 1:01 pm | by MICHAEL LIEDTKE - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Google Inc. revved up its fourth-quarter Internet advertising sales and approached $2 billion in quarterly profit for the first time, providing the strongest sign yet that Internet search leader has shaken off the recession's doldrums.The earnings announced Thursday topped analyst estimates,...

AMD posts a profit, thanks to $1.25B Intel payment

January 21, 2010 12:01 pm | by JORDAN ROBERTSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Advanced Micro Devices Inc. posted its first quarterly profit in three years because it got $1.25 billion in a legal settlement with its archrival.The world's No. 2 maker of computer microprocessors said Thursday it would have lost money were it not for the payment it received from Intel Corp....

Digi International Reports First Fiscal Quarter 2010 Results

January 21, 2010 11:51 am | by Digi International | News | Comments

Revenue and Net Income Increase Compared to First Fiscal Quarter 2009 and Fourth Fiscal Quarter 2009

Goldman Sachs earns $4.79B in Q4, cuts bonus pool

January 21, 2010 10:01 am | by STEVENSON JACOBS - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Goldman Sachs Group Inc. said Thursday it earned $4.79 billion in the fourth quarter — a windfall that came in part from slashing its compensation ratio in response to political pressure over lavish Wall Street bonuses.The company rewarded employees with $16.2 billion in salaries and bonuses...

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General Dynamics gets $33M armor contract

January 21, 2010 10:01 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products has received a $33 million extention to provide vehicle armor to the U.S Army.The so-called "reactive armor" tile sets are used on Bradley fighting vehicles.The tiles are designed to withstand direct hits from anti-armor munitions, including...

Researchers study colloid crystal growth

January 21, 2010 9:54 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

In the journal Science, Cornell researchers shed new light on how atoms arrange themselves layer by layer into crystalline thin films.

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