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Middle School Science Bowl at Brookhaven Lab, March 6

March 2, 2010 7:20 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

One hundred students representing 13 middle schools from Long Island will participate in a Regional Science Bowl competition, which consists of two exciting contests: a fast-paced question-and-answer tournament and a model solar car competition.

Digi-Key Corporation and Embedded Developer Launch Digi-Key Tools XpressSM Program

March 2, 2010 7:20 am | by Digi-Key | News | Comments

Thief River Falls, Minnesota (USA) — March 2, 2010 — Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry's broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today launched Digi-Key Tools XpressSM in...

1200 W, 12 V Front End Supply Suits 48 VDC Computers, Office Equipment

March 2, 2010 6:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

Power-One, Inc. announced the availability of its SFD1200-12BG 1200 W front-end DC/DC power supply. This product provides a 12 VDC, 99.2 A maximum rated output and features efficiencies up to 91 percent from a -48 VDC input. The supply can be used in


Two Part Epoxy Resin System Features Low to Moderate Viscosity

March 2, 2010 6:28 am | Product Releases | Comments

Master Bond EP21FL is a two-part epoxy resin system that features low to moderate viscosity. It is suited for potting, coating and sealing electronic assemblies and bonds dissimilar substrates with different coefficients of expansion. The adhesive has a


Balancing Renewables and Natural Resources

March 2, 2010 6:22 am | by National Renewable Energy Laboratory | News | Comments

NREL biologists test revegetation and wildlife protection strategies at new solar power array at the National Wind Technology Center.


Making Wind Turbines Builds Career Interest

March 2, 2010 6:22 am | by National Renewable Energy Laboratory | News | Comments

Good-paying jobs in renewable energy are important to the nation's future and don't all require a college degree, high school students learn.


Light Inspires Energy Efficient Building Design

March 2, 2010 6:21 am | by National Renewable Energy Laboratory | News | Comments

The use of daylighting drives the size of the NREL's new super energy efficient Research Support Facility as well as the features of its windows.


UVA Spot Curing System Uses High-intensity LEDs

March 2, 2010 6:02 am | Product Releases | Comments

The BlueWave LED Prime UVA high-intensity spot-curing system generates curing energy using high-intensity LEDs and is said to produce nearly double the intensity of any LED spot-curing lamp on the market. This system provides


British Library creates archive of defunct Web

March 2, 2010 5:48 am | News | Comments

The British Library is creating an archive of the country's defunct Web sites to preserve snapshots of the ever-changing Internet for posterity. The library is already charged with keeping a copy of every published work distributed in Britain and Ireland.


Programmable Synthesizer Withstands Shock, Vibration

March 2, 2010 5:35 am | Product Releases | Comments

The UPN-7500 from EM Research is an SMT synthesizer operating from 5500 to 7500 MHz. The unit is designed to withstand up to 9.26 Grms random vibration and 30 G’s peak pulse of shock, tested in accordance with MIL-STD-202G. The synthesizer features


Survey: 26 pct of Americans get news via phone

March 2, 2010 5:33 am | News | Comments

Just over a quarter of American adults now read news on their cell phones, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center. The survey results being released by the group Monday offer another sign of how people are changing they way they get information.

Bug plagues PlayStation 3, Sony warns of data loss

March 2, 2010 5:30 am | News | Comments

Sony Corp. said a glitch has knocked PlayStation 3 users off the game console's online network, and the company warned that data loss could occur if gamers continued using the machines. Sony said in a blog post Monday that the problem was likely caused by a bug in the clock functionality incorporated in the system, reminiscent of the Y2K bug a decade ago.


WCDMA-HSPA-Plus Power Amplifiers Suit Smart Phones, 3G Devices

March 2, 2010 5:27 am | Product Releases | Comments

RF Micro Devices announced high volume production of its RF720x WCDMA/HSPA+ power amplifiers (PAs). The product family is comprised of seven PAs designed for smart phones and 3G devices implementing mode-specific, band-specific front end architectures. The RF720x


4 charged with hacking into concert ticket sites

March 2, 2010 5:27 am | News | Comments

Four California men were charged on Monday with using sophisticated computer programs to fraudulently obtain more than a million tickets to concerts and sporting events and reselling them for a profit estimated at $29 million.

Apple details labor violations at its suppliers

March 2, 2010 5:24 am | News | Comments

Apple Inc. said it found more than a dozen serious violations of labor laws or Apple's own rules at its suppliers that needed immediate correction. The findings were outlined in a company report on audits of 102 supplier facilities conducted in 2009.



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