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Latino genomes are diverse and reflect migrations

May 6, 2010 3:20 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

Study shows that populations geographically close to historical slave trade routes and ports have more African ancestry than more distant or inland Latin Americans, who show more Native American influences.

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Emdeon net income rises 30 percent in 1Q

May 6, 2010 2:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Emdeon Inc., a health care payment technology company, said Thursday its first-quarter net income jumped 30 percent with a rise in sales.The company earned $4.3 million, or 2 cents per share, compared with net income of $3.3 million, or 2 cents per share, during the same period a year prior....

Crackdown targets counterfeiting network equipment

May 6, 2010 1:30 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

The U.S. government says it has won 30 felony convictions and seized $143 million worth of counterfeit network computer equipment manufactured in China.The seizure came in a law enforcement initiative called Operation Network Raider.The Thursday announcement by the Justice Department and the...

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Why Those Castle Walls?

May 6, 2010 1:22 pm | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

When I pick a subject, I seem to get moderately obsessed with that one topic and I'll end up covering it over and over again. I don't mean to. It just tends to happen that way. Castellated mounting systems seems...

Activision 1Q profit up, shoots past expectations

May 6, 2010 12:30 pm | by BARBARA ORTUTAY - AP Technology Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Continued strong sales of "Call of Duty" and a steady stream of revenue from "World of Warcraft" subscribers helped double Activision Blizzard Inc.'s first-quarter net income.The results easily surpassed Wall Street's expectations, but the company's guidance for the current quarter was below...

Mechanical engineering graduate student to participate in prestigious summer program

May 6, 2010 12:21 pm | by Texas A&M University | Comments

Saurabh Bajaj, a graduate student in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, will participate in the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Computational Chemistry and Materials Science (CCMS) Summer Institute. Bajaj will be working under direct supervision of Patrice Turchi, a...

Heartland Payment reports 1st-quarter net income

May 6, 2010 11:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Heartland Payment Systems Inc., which processes credits card payments, on Thursday posted first-quarter net income on a gain from insurance recoveries associated with a data breach.The company earned $14.2 million, or 36 cents per share, compared with a loss of $2.5 million, or 7 cents per...

Yale Team Discovers New Molecular Scissors That Cut the Tiniest Genes

May 6, 2010 11:21 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | Comments

A team of Yale University scientists has discovered a previously unknown type of molecular scissors that can tailor micro-RNAs, tiny snippets of genetic material that play a key role in regulating many of life's functions.

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Teleflex Medical AQUA+FLEX Hygroscopic Condenser Humidifier (Catalog Number 1570): Recall

May 6, 2010 11:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Flex tube may not fit securely within the endotracheal tube (ET) connector.

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Teradata 1Q profit rises 49 percent as sales climb

May 6, 2010 10:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Data storage company Teradata Corp. said Thursday that its profit grew 49 percent in the first quarter, aided by stronger hardware and software sales.Teradata's profit rose to $67 million, or 39 cents per share, from $45 million, or 26 cents per share. Revenue grew 17 percent to $429 million...

DisplaySearch Announces Keynote Speakers for 2010 China FPD & HDTV Conference

May 6, 2010 9:22 am | by General Electric | Comments

DisplaySearch, the worldwide leader in display market research, today announced the keynote speakers for the Fourth Annual DisplaySearch China FPD TV and HDTV Conference to be held May 20-21, 2010, at the Marco Polo Shenzhen Hotel.

Story tips from the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory May 2010

May 6, 2010 9:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) In combat situations, communication is critical, and a system being developed would put US forces in command. Catching violators while keeping safe truckers on schedule is the focus of a program and system recently installed at weigh stations in South...

Nokia plans new devices to catch up with rivals

May 6, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Nokia Corp. will launch new smart phones to "help close the gap" with competitors that have overtaken the world's top cell phone maker in the market for high-end devices, its chief executive said Thursday.While Nokia still is a global leader in smart phones, it's struggling to compete in the...

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MA-COM and Mimix to Merge

May 6, 2010 7:38 am | Comments

M/A-COM Technology Solutions and Mimix Broadband jointly announced today that their respective corporate parents have signed a definitive merger agreement that will add Mimix and its subsidiaries to the M/A-COM Tech family of companies.

Absa Implements Cincom Synchrony in Its Contact Center

May 6, 2010 7:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Software and services provider Cincom Systems (http://www.cincom.com/us/eng/index.jsp?locusa) (http://www.cincom.com (http://www.cincom.com) ) announces that Absa Group, a subsidiary of Barclays Bank PLC and one of the largest financial services organizations in South Africa, has selected...

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