The Obama administration took a major step Monday toward imposing the first federal limits on climate-changing pollution from cars, power plants and factories, declaring there was compelling scientific evidence that global warming from manmade greenhouse gases endangers Americans' health.
Digital visual interface (DVI) and high-definition multimedia interface (HDMI), are related, high-bandwidth, unidirectional, uncompressed digital interface standards.
Zhu Zhu Pets robotic hamsters — one of the holiday season's hottest toy crazes — do not violate safety standards, federal toy regulators said Monday after a consumer group raised concerns over the presence of a heavy metal on one model.
(Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), Singapore) A new rapid and sensitive integrated system tests simultaneously for specific cardiac biomarkers in finger prick amount of blood. It could help physicians quickly arrive at the right diagnosis for timely medical...
Cree, Inc. announces that it has acquired a portfolio of patents and patent applications related to semi-insulating silicon carbide (SiC) material and power device technology from Daimler AG.
Sales software developer Hosted Data Transaction Solutions Inc. (TSX:HDX) said Tuesday it has agreed to buy cash machine operator Cash N Go Ltd. for an undisclosed amount, more than doubling its potential annual revenue.The news sent the Toronto-based company's stock up more than 92 per cent...
Yesterday I wrote about my experience using a digital electrical meter at home. Today I'll discuss what I'm doing with promoting their use in my home town. According to one popular environmental Web site, there are a number of libraries providing fre
Physicians use hi-tech scanners all the time to produce crisp and detailed images to help them diagnose illness. But they may not be getting the whole picture. CT or MRI scanners are unable to provide potentially important clues about a tissue’s health – namely, how it feels. Duke Universi
PennEngineering’s PEM family of captive panel screws feature various types and styles using patented MAThread anti-cross threading technology that corrects off-angle installations, aligns components, and slides through clogged internal threads. This feature helps eliminate
IBM scientists have created a one-step point-of-care-diagnostic test, based on an innovative silicon chip, that requires less sample volume, is significantly faster, portable, easy to use, and can test for many diseases, including one of world's leading causes of death, cardiovascular...
TDK-Lambda has introduced the DPX Series of DC/DC converters that can be mounted onto DIN rails. Available with both 2:1 and 4:1 input voltage ranges covering 9.5 V to 75 V and five power ranges from 15 W and 60 W, this series is appropriate for industrial applications such as process control and factory automation, as well as in alarm and security systems. DPX models are
GlobTek’s GT-91114 Series of PCB Mount power supplies have double-enforced insulation mechanical configurations, regulated outputs voltage from: 5 V to 48 V DC in 0.1 V increments, up to 6 W of continuous output power. Style enclosed power supplies are potted in a 55.4 mm x 52.0 mm x 23.5 mm impact resistant polycarbonate case with thermal conduction cooling. This family features
TDK-Lambda has introduced a new family of single and dual-output DC-DC converters that provide a broad range of inputs and outputs for a variety of industrial, telecom and process control applications.
These are the voyages of the VSS Enterprise. To ferry civilians into space. To collect $200,000 a head. To boldly go where few space tourists have gone before!
Gov. Chet Culver says Iowa schools will get more than $60 million from the settlement of a lawsuit against Microsoft Corp.Culver says more than 1,000 schools will be eligible to apply for some of the money.The money will be distributed to schools through vouchers, which can be used to buy...