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Carbon nanotubes show promise for high-speed genetic sequencing

January 1, 2010 8:58 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Arizona State University) In the current issue of Science, Stuart Lindsay, director of Arizona State University's Center for Single Molecule Biophysics at the Biodesign Institute, along with his colleagues, demonstrates the potential of a new DNA sequencing method in which a...


Nzu, Traditional Remedy for Morning Sickness

December 31, 2009 5:51 pm | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Consumers, especially pregnant or breastfeeding women, advised to avoid product because of the potential health risks from high levels of lead and arsenic


Nokia files second lawsuit against Apple

December 31, 2009 1:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Nokia Corp. continues to lob salvos at Apple Inc. in a patent infringement dispute.The Finnish phone maker filed a federal lawsuit in Delaware this week claiming that Apple is infringing on seven Nokia patents in products ranging from the iPhone to computers.The allegations are similar to those...


What Do-It-Yourself Projects Have Saved You Energy and Money?

December 31, 2009 5:52 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

This week, you read about Chris' experience with frozen pipes, and how he saved money with a si


IF and RF Digital Attenuators Feature High Resolution

December 31, 2009 5:11 am | Product Releases | Comments

Hittite Microwave has introduced two SMT packaged high resolution 6-Bit and 7-bit digital attenuators for automotive, broadband, cellular/3G, WiMAX/4G, military and test & measurement equipment applications from DC to 6 GHz. The HMC792LP4E digitally controlled GaAs MMIC digital attenuator operates from DC to 6 GHz, and can be programmed to provide up to 


Linear Actuator Touts Extended Reliability, Performance

December 31, 2009 5:01 am | Product Releases | Comments

Haydon Kerk Motion Solutions introduced its G4 37000 Series Can-stack Stepper Motor Linear Actuator, built for extended reliability and high performance. The 37000 Series is a 36 mm linear actuator in the G4 line of products and includes an 


Farewell: Nobel winner, King of Pop left us in '09

December 30, 2009 12:01 pm | by POLLY ANDERSON - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Of all the notables who died in 2009, the one who most changed the world could have walked down any Main Street USA without causing a stir.Scientist Norman Borlaug, who died Sept. 12 at age 95, developed crops that enabled Third World farmers to wrest more food from their land. His "green...


GuestLogix Board of Directors Grant Options

December 30, 2009 12:01 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

GuestLogix, Inc. (TSX VENTURE: GXI), announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized the grant of 949,598 options to the Company's senior officers, directors, employees and contractors as follows: Name No. of Vesting ---- Options -------------- Senior Officers 370,000 Vesting annually in...


RFaxis Introduces Pure CMOS RF Front-End Platform

December 30, 2009 9:46 am | Product Releases | Comments

RFaxis, a fabless semiconductor company focused on innovative, next-generation RF solutions for the wireless and connectivity markets, today unveiled its next-generation pure CMOS RF Front-end Integrated Circuits (RFeIC) platform to complement its current BiCMOS RFeIC platform...


CCDs Hang Tight in Some Segments as CMOS Sensors Continue the March Toward Dominance

December 30, 2009 7:56 am | by In-Stat | News | Comments

CMOS image sensor unit shipments dominate over CCDs nearly 10 to 1 across all market segments.

Will You Be Purchasing New Appliances for a Rebate from Your State?

December 30, 2009 7:54 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

This week, you read about Amy's war with her dishwasher and how she plans to take advantage of her


Four Days Left to Buy Energy-Efficient Products for a 2009 Tax Credit!

December 30, 2009 7:54 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

Black Friday sales have never been enough to entice me to brave the crowds after Thanksgiving. I'm just not that dedicated to shopping. After-Christmas sales, however, are another story. Sometimes those sales are just too good to pass up. If you're p


Insulation Saves Energy and Money at Home...and HOA from Disaster

December 30, 2009 7:54 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

Earlier this month, just one day after Denver's first cold snap of the season, I woke up and saw a new text message from my downstairs neighbor. She was writing to let me know no one in our small, six-unit condo building had water. Immediately I fear


Surgery is effective for some type 2 diabetes

December 30, 2009 7:53 am | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Surgery is a legitimate and effective treatment for type 2 diabetes, affirm 50 medical experts. Their statement is in a report by lead author Dr. Francesco Rubino of Weill Cornell.


Apple is seeing a 'renaissance of sorts,' according to computer watchers

December 30, 2009 7:01 am | by Scott Edmonds-Associated Press | News | Comments

There are a lot of "what ifs" in the tech geek world.What if Beta had eclipsed VHS?What if Sony had decided in the 1950s that toasters made more sense than transistor radios?What if Alien met Predator? Oh, sorry, that's been done.But here's a crazy one. What if the Mac became the No. 1 computer...


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