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Google Stops Censoring in China

March 22, 2010 11:25 am | by Wall Street Journal | News | Comments

Google has stopped censoring its search results in China and redirecting visitors to the company's Chinese-language service based in Hong Kong.

Seeing a bionic eye on medicine's horizon

March 22, 2010 11:25 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Friends of Tel Aviv University) Professor Yael Hanein of Tel Aviv University's School of Electrical Engineering has foundational research that may give sight to blind eyes, merging retinal nerves with electrodes to stimulate cell growth. Successful so far in animal models, this...

Rotarix Vaccine: Update to Clinicians and Public Health Professionals

March 22, 2010 11:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Recommendation to suspend use is a precaution while FDA learns more about the situation. No known safety risk at this time.


Touchscreens Operate in Solar, Oil, Gas and Mobile App

March 22, 2010 11:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

IDEC now has a new 5.7” HG2G OI touchscreen model with 12V DC for applications limited to battery-power or using low-voltage solar energy. The panel depth is 36 mm for limited , and it is available as a monochrome (500 cd/m2) or 256-color (350cd/m2) display. An optional built-in Ethernet port (10/100 BaseT) allows


ZigBee Alliance Looks to Europe

March 22, 2010 11:06 am | News | Comments

The ZigBee Alliance today announced its intention to expand its participation in the European Union’s various standardization efforts.


T-Splitter Suits Industrial Applications

March 22, 2010 11:00 am | Product Releases | Comments

Binder-USA has announced the release of a T-shaped splitter for the Series 870 7/8” connectors. The T-splitter is used to connect several devices for a power supply or a bus connection. Designed for DeviceNet applications, the 7/8” connectors are


Multilayer Chip Varistors Protect Hand-Held Mobile Devices Against Electrostatic Discharge

March 22, 2010 10:45 am | Product Releases | Comments

New EIA 0201 Multilayer Chip Varistors from Taiyo Yuden are designed to protect today’s slim and compact hand-held mobile devices against electrostatic discharge (ESD). Both the VR063 101A120 and the VR063 101A080 boast the same varistor voltage, ESD resistance and other electrical characteristics as Taiyo Yuden’s previous highly regarded EIA 0402 model.


MaxLinear aims to raise about $42.7 million in IPO

March 22, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

MaxLinear Inc., a maker semiconductors used in products including TVs, cable boxes and PCs, is expected to raise about $42.7 million in an initial public offering this week.The Carlsbad, Calif. company is selling 5.4 million Class A shares, of which 1.3 million will come from selling...


'Spider' John Koerner to Perform at Brookhaven Lab April 16

March 22, 2010 10:24 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Legendary folk musician "Spider" John Koerner will perform at the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory on Friday, April 16, at 8 p.m. at the Brookhaven Center. Sponsored by the BNL Music Club, the concert is open to the public. All visitors to the Laboratory 16 and...

Fullerene Discovery Sparks Research

March 22, 2010 10:10 am | Blogs | Comments

A team at the University of Florida has discovered that functionalized fullerenes heat, ignite, glow and transform into other carbon nanostructures such as carbon nanotubes upon exposure to low-intensity laser light.


Dolan Media amends shareholder rights plan

March 22, 2010 9:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Legal newspaper publisher Dolan Media said Monday it made several changes to its shareholder rights plan, which included raising the percentage of share ownership a person have before attempting a buyout."We designed this plan strictly as a precautionary measure to protect the company and our...

ADI Offers Free Image Processing Software Modules

March 22, 2010 8:27 am | News | Comments

Responding to increased developer demand for low cost, fast and efficient video technology software tools, Analog Devices, Inc. is now offering a free comprehensive video primitives library for use in real time video analytics applications.

A more sensitive sensor

March 22, 2010 8:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Friends of Tel Aviv University) Tel Aviv University's Prof. Yael Hanein, Dr. Slava Krylov and Assaf Ya'akobovitz have set out to make sensors for microelectromechanical systems significantly more sensitive and reliable than they are today, shrinking their work to nano-size to do it.


MIT Researches Self-assembling Computer Chips

March 22, 2010 7:52 am | News | Comments

Molecules that arrange themselves into predictable patterns on silicon chips could lead to microprocessors with much smaller circuit elements.


ESA and Thales Alenia Space enter negotiations for MTG

March 22, 2010 7:37 am | News | Comments

The tendering process that will result in the supply of Europe's next series of meteorological satellites, Meteosat Third Generation, has reached an advanced stage as ESA invites Thales Alenia Space to enter formal contract negotiations.



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