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Ultrasound System Design Advanced With Low-Power Receiver ICs

November 10, 2010 7:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Analog Devices Inc. has introduced two new ICs that reduce system size, complexity, and power consumption for high-end, mid-range, and portable ultrasound systems.

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High Voltage Power Supply Is Compact

November 10, 2010 7:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

HiTek Power has added an RS232-controlled variant to its XRG70 series of compact high voltage power supplies. The XRG70-703 RS232 offers an output voltage range of 0 to 70 kV at 0 to 1 mA and maximum output power of 700 W.

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Looking for wireless? Try a local farm

November 10, 2010 7:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Texas A&M AgriLife Communications) Wireless. For most, the word conjures images quaint coffee shops or busy airport lobbies -- places where people drop in to check on business or check in with other people.But increasingly "wireless" is showing up on the farm to help produce better...

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VITEK 2 Gram Negative Susceptibility Cards Containing Piperacillin/Tazobactam (TZP): Recall - Incorrect Test Results Observed

November 10, 2010 7:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Incorrect results could potentially lead to patients being inappropriately treated with Piperacillin/Tazobactam, which could cause serious injury or death.

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Computer Sciences posts lower 2Q net income

November 10, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Computer Sciences Corp. said Wednesday its fiscal second-quarter net income declined, hurt by a higher tax rate and a slight revenue decline.For the three months ended Oct. 1, the company earned $184 million, or $1.18 per share, down 15 percent from $216 million, or $1.40 per share, in the same...

U of M researchers find learning in the visual brain

November 10, 2010 6:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Minnesota) A team of researchers from the University of Minnesota's College of Liberal Arts and College of Science and Engineering have found that an early part of the brain's visual system rewires itself when people are trained to perceive patterns, and have shown for the...

Bronx High School of Nobel Prize for Physics Laureates

November 10, 2010 6:22 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | Comments

Bronx physics Bronx Science owes its historic status to the fact that seven future Nobel-prize-winning physicists went through its doors – more than any other high school in the world and more than most countries have ever achieved. The school, which opened in 1938, was founded by the...

Review: Nifty scanner eases farewell to paper

November 10, 2010 6:06 am | by PETER SVENSSON - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Here's where the iPad has gotten me: I'm sitting with an old book in one hand and a utility knife in the other. My plan is to make the two meet, by cutting up the book and feeding the pages through a scanner.The printed word has been shackled too long to paper, and I want to carry it around on...

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New ultra-clean nanowires have great potential

November 10, 2010 5:25 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Copenhagen) New ultra-clean nanowires produced at the Nano-Science Center, University of Copenhagen will have a central role in the development of new high-efficiency solar cells and electronics on a nanometer scale. Ph.D. student Peter Krogstrup at the Niels Bohr...

Little Chippy Challenges

November 10, 2010 4:23 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

And in terms of "Chippy", in this context, I'm referring th chip-caps and any other tiny little two-connector components. When considering surface mount, most people think of the many-connector parts, like BGAs and QFNs as the challenging components. That's mostly...

PC maker Lenovo's quarterly profit up 45 percent

November 10, 2010 4:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Lenovo Group, the world's fourth-largest personal computer maker, said Wednesday its latest quarterly profit rose 45 percent on strong sales in China and other emerging markets....

LED Industry & LED Manufacturing Technologies for a Market Briefing

November 10, 2010 2:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

?The packaged LED market is experiencing tremendous growth with an expected CAGR of 28.2% between 2009 and 2015?.

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Vodafone Selling Stake in Softbank

November 9, 2010 8:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The mobile-phone company also raised its full-year earnings outlook after a strong first half.

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Eisner’s Studio and AOL Pair Up for Web Series

November 9, 2010 8:24 pm | by New York Times | Comments

The partnership is the latest attempt by AOL to infuse its homepage with original video.

Stage Set for Showdown on Online Privacy

November 9, 2010 8:23 pm | by New York Times | Comments

Two federal agencies are preparing reports on online privacy standards, and the findings could be at odds.

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