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Cornell gets $1 million to improve school nutrition

October 12, 2010 1:22 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

The Center for Behavioral Economics in Child Nutrition Programs will allow researchers to offer expertise nationwide and will be a hub for psychological and economic research of childhood nutrition.

DOE Releases Comprehensive Report on Offshore Wind Power in the United States

October 12, 2010 1:21 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

The Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) issued an analysis of the key factors impacting the deployment of offshore wind power in the U.S. The report, "Large-Scale Offshore Wind Power in the...

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LG Electronics Enters Solar Business in North America

October 12, 2010 1:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

LG Electronics Inc. announced the company’s entry into the North American commercial solar industry. The U.S. solar debut builds on LG’s global expertise in marketing solar panels for residential, rooftop and commercial applications while...

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High hopes for iPad push Apple shares near $300

October 12, 2010 1:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Apple's stock flirted with $300 as investors high on the iPad's promise pushed shares to a record peak. Analysts see few reasons to believe shares will stop there....

Japan's DeNA to buy ngmoco for at least $300M

October 12, 2010 12:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Japanese mobile Internet company DeNA Co. is paying at least $300 million in cash to buy privately held ngmoco Inc., a San Francisco startup that makes games for Apple's iPhone.If ngmoco meets certain milestones by the end of 2011, its shareholders and employees will be able to get up to...

Factors Beyond Crowding Affect Molecular Motion in Cells

October 12, 2010 11:21 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

Using large-scale computer simulations, researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology have identified the most important factors affecting how molecules move through the crowded environment inside living cells.

Bacteria in mouth and gut also found in arteries

October 12, 2010 11:21 am | by Cornell University | Comments

The same types of bacteria found in arterial plaque, which causes atherosclerosis, are also found in the mouth and gut, according to a Cornell study.

Amazon to sell short-form 'Singles' for Kindle

October 12, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Amazon.com is betting that an uncommon length of reading material — longer than a magazine article but shorter than a book — will be a popular format in electronic form for its Kindle e-book reader.The online retailer said Tuesday it is launching Kindle "Singles," a section of its electronic...

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LED Products Tout 5-Year Warranty

October 12, 2010 9:50 am | Comments

Bridgelux, a leading developer and manufacturer of LED lighting technologies and solutions, introduced a 5-year warranty, effective immediately, on all of the company’s integrated LED arrays and light sources sold worldwide.

Grants Fund New Nanoelectronics Research at NSF Centers

October 12, 2010 9:45 am | Comments

Semiconductor Research Corporation (SRC), the world’s leading university-research consortium for semiconductors and related technologies, joined today with the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund $2 million in supplemental grants for nanoelectronics research.

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Reference Designators

October 12, 2010 9:21 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

Not a subject I give much thought to. For one, we here at Screaming Circuits don't really care too much what convention you use for your components. We want them to match and be properly formatted when in your BOM,...

Why it's hard to crash the electric grid

October 12, 2010 8:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Vermont) A new study shows why it would be hard for terrorists to bring down the US electric grid.

Google to invest in offshore wind project to improve mid-Atlantic power grid

October 12, 2010 8:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Google and a group of technology and investment firms have set aside US$1.8 billion to build a network of deepwater transmission lines for future wind farms off the U.S. East Coast.The transmission lines, which would run to the coast in an area stretching from Virginia to New Jersey, would be...

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RightNow names Wayne Huyard president, COO

October 12, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Customer service software provider RightNow Technologies Inc. said Tuesday it has named Wayne Huyard as president and chief operating officer.Huyard, 51, replaces Susan Carstensen, who was named senior vice president of customer experience. Carstensen had previously served as COO.Huyard joined...

Save the date for: Powers in Microelectronics

October 12, 2010 7:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

On Thurday November 18, 2010 at Ecole d?Ingénieurs Polytech Tours, France.

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