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Color it ready -- Webb Telescope instrument now at Goddard

March 30, 2010 1:28 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) The cosmos is filled with color, and color is a key in determining age, chemical composition and how far objects are from Earth. To help identify these colors and objects the James Webb Space Telescope will be using a spectrograph called NIRSpec....

Study shows how pathogens infect coral in warm waters

March 30, 2010 1:26 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Mathematical models reveal the dynamics of bacterial communities behind afflictions that bleach and kill coral.

Utah jury decides Unix battle in favor of Novell

March 30, 2010 12:30 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A jury has decided in favor of Novell Inc. in an ownership battle over Unix computer server operating systems following a three-week trial in U.S. District Court in Salt Lake City.The jury ruled that Waltham, Mass.-based Novell owns copyrights to Unix, even though it sold licensing rights for...


Eric Schmidt and Ivan Seidenberg: Unleashing American Broadband

March 30, 2010 12:25 pm | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Google and Verizon support a policy of minimal government involvement.

Company announces industry's first thermostatically controlled fan cord

March 30, 2010 11:54 am | Product Releases | Comments

Gardtec Incorporated, the industries largest manufacturer of electronic cooling fan accessories, has just released the most innovative product in the AC tubeaxial cooling fan market in 30 years. The Gardtec Green Fan Cord is the industries first thermostatically controlled fan cord.


GSE Systems gets $8M in contracts

March 30, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

GSE Systems, which makes training simulators for the energy industry, said Tuesday it received contracts worth $8 million for U.S. and European upgrades in the nuclear sector.GSE will update environment and modeling software for nine U.S. simulators and update its electrical system models for...

Scavenging Energy Waste to turn Water into Hydrogen Fuel

March 30, 2010 10:17 am | by by Jill Sakai, | News | Comments

Materials scientists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have designed a way to harvest small amounts of waste energy and harness them to turn water into usable hydrogen fuel.


Bharti to Buy Zain for $10.7 billion

March 30, 2010 9:26 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

India's Bharti Airtel agreed to buy most of the African assets of Kuwait's Mobile Telecommunications Co., known as Zain, for $10.7 billion.


300 Watt RMW Series Is Convection Cooled

March 30, 2010 9:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Kepco is pleased to introduce its new RMW series of 300 Watt switch mode, d-c power supplies. Comprised of six single output models and one triple output model the series offers many desirable features at a low cost. Overvoltage, overcurrent and short-circuit protection, an auxiliary 12 Volt fan output...


Ember ZigBee Technology Featured In New Family Of Front End Modules

March 30, 2010 9:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

RF Micro Devices, Inc. announced today it is teaming with Ember Corporation to introduce ZigBee front end modules (FEMs) for smart grid applications that give utilities and consumers more control over how they monitor and save energy.


U of M Researcher discovers how electricity moves through cells

March 30, 2010 8:50 am | News | Comments

Researchers at the University of Minnesota have created a molecular image of a system that moves electrons between proteins in cells.


Journalists in China say Yahoo accounts hacked

March 30, 2010 8:30 am | by ANITA CHANG - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Yahoo e-mail accounts belonging to foreign journalists appeared to have been hacked and Google's Chinese search engine was intermittently blocked Tuesday, the latest troubles in China's heavily censored Internet market.The Yahoo Inc. accounts of at least three journalists and an analyst became...

Global economy: OECD to present interim assessment of Europe, US, and Japan

March 30, 2010 8:26 am | by OECD | News | Comments

OECD chief economist Pier Carlo Padoan will present an assessment of the economic situation in the G7 countries and euro area at a news conference at 11.00 a.m. on Wednesday 7 April at OECD headquarters.


South East Europe: OECD urges policy reforms to support inward investment

March 30, 2010 8:26 am | by OECD | News | Comments

South East Europe (SEE) needs to attract more and better inward investment to pull out of the economic downturn and build the basis for long-term sustainable growth. Achieving this will require further major policy reforms, according to a new OECD analysis.


Chinese Users Report New Google Blocks

March 30, 2010 8:24 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

China's government appeared to block almost all searches by Chinese users on Google sites Tuesday, sharply escalating the battle with the U.S. Internet giant.


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