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EASAC Secretariat moves from Royal Society to Leopoldina Academy

March 31, 2010 8:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Leopoldina) The Secretariat of the European Academies Science Advisory Council will move from the Royal Society in London to the German Academy of Sciences Leopoldina at the beginning of April. EASAC is the association of National Science Academies of the member states of the European Union.

Physicist Valery A. Rubakov to Speak at Brookhaven Lab on Extra Dimensions in Space, April 27

March 31, 2010 8:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Valery A. Rubakov, chief scientist at the Institute for Nuclear Research at the Russian Academy of Sciences, will give a BSA Distinguished Lecture – “Extra Dimensions of Space: Are They Going to be Found Soon?”– at Brookhaven Lab on Tuesday, April 27, at 4 p.m. in Berkner Hall.

NIST Racetrack Ion Trap is a Quantum Computing Contender

March 31, 2010 7:46 am | News | Comments

Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have built and tested a device for trapping electrically charged atoms (ions) that potentially could process dozens of ions at once with the most versatile control of any trap demonstrated to date.


Google: Vietnam Users Spied On

March 31, 2010 7:28 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Security engineers at Google and computer security company McAfee said malicious software was used to spy on government critics in Vietnam in what analysts suspect is the second major example in recent months of an Asian country trying to quash dissent on the Internet.

Rx for health: Engineers design pill that signals it has been swallowed

March 31, 2010 7:27 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Florida) Call them tattletale pills. Seeking a way to confirm that patients have taken their medication, University of Florida engineering researchers have added a tiny microchip and digestible antenna to a standard pill capsule. The prototype is intended to pave the way...


Front-end IC features zero offset

March 31, 2010 7:16 am | Product Releases | Comments

austriamicrosystems announced the AS8510, a high precision data acquisition front-end IC for automotive battery current, voltage, and temperature sense applications, and general sensor interface applications where precise measurement of small signals close to ground is required.


Personal Income and Outlays, February 2010

March 31, 2010 6:27 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | News | Comments

Personal income increased $1.2 billion, or less than 0.1 percent, and disposable personal income (DPI) increased $1.6 billion, or less than 0.1 percent, in February, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis. Personal consumption expenditures (PCE) increased $34.7 billion, or 0.3...

Safety first at new-look Bolton College

March 31, 2010 6:27 am | by 1888 Press Release | News | Comments

Gas safety specialist SandS Northern has won a contract with Bolton Community College to supply gas safety systems to both the kitchens and laboratories.


OLED 2009 Revenue Growth Continues, Up 35% Y/Y to $826M, According to DisplaySearch

March 31, 2010 6:26 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

2009 signaled a record year for OLED, with revenues of $826 million, up 35% Y/Y. According to the latest DisplaySearch Quarterly OLED Shipment and Forecast Report

Solar-powered partnership

March 31, 2010 6:26 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Arizona State University) Arizona State University has signed a research and education partnership agreement with the University of Tokyo's Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology to collaborate on projects aimed at producing significant engineering advances in solar-energy...

IR detector provides dual visibility in multiple micron wavebands

March 31, 2010 6:15 am | Product Releases | Comments

Sofradir, a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced infrared detectors for military, space and industrial applications, announced today that it has released Altair, a new dual-band MW-MW IR detector. Altair MWIR-MWIR operates in two mid-wave bandwidths, 3 – 4 micron and 4 – 5 micron, allowing users to better identify objects and thereby reduce the number of false threats identified.


Designing a Wireless Heart Rate Monitor with Remote Data Logging

March 31, 2010 5:59 am | by Archana Yarlagadda, Applications Engineer, Cypress Semiconductor | Articles | Comments

Extending the Human-to-Machine Interface (HMI) using wireless communications is a fast developing field. Important improvements in HMI functionality have been made possible by continuing advancements in Machine-to-Machine interfaces in terms of increased baud rate, low power consumption and reach (distance) of communication.


Pin Fin Heat Sinks: A Sharper Way to Keep Medical Electronics Cool

March 31, 2010 5:42 am | by Barry Dagan, Cool Innovations, | Articles | Comments

Electronic medical systems have become substantially more sophisticated and powerful in recent years. As a result, the majority of these systems contain large arrays of power hungry electronic components that require high-performance heat sinks to prevent them from overheating and being damaged or destroyed.


Embedded Sync Software Serves Network Equipment Manufacturers

March 31, 2010 5:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

Symmetricom announced a line of embedded software solutions that enable network equipment manufacturers to easily incorporate synchronization technology into their offerings to provide more versatile, high performing solutions.


New Forecasting and Analytics Drive Value and Maximize Productivity

March 31, 2010 5:31 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

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