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Wiley-VCH launches new journal Advanced Energy Materials

November 18, 2010 8:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) Wiley-VCH today announced the launch of the journal Advanced Energy Materials, a new international scientific journal dedicated to publishing high impact research in energy-related materials."Our mission is to support the global quest for energy solutions with this...

DC-DC Converter Features Highest Efficiency

November 18, 2010 7:26 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

austriamicrosystems, a leading global designer and manufacturer of high-performance analog ICs, has introduced the AS1310, an ultra low quiescent current hysteretic step-up DC-DC converter...


Touch Panel PC for Medical Equipment OEMs

November 18, 2010 7:26 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

At the Medica 2010 trade show in Dusseldorf, Germany, Kontron introduced the fanless Kontron Medi Client IIA, an extremely compact and long-term available Medical Panel PC with 10.4 inch or 15 inch touch screen.


Piezo Motor Linear Stage With Closed-Loop Controller and Driver

November 18, 2010 7:25 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Newport Corporation, a worldwide leader in laser and photonic solutions that make, manage and measure light, introduces the newest member of the CONEX integrated stage and controller product series.


Antimatter Atoms Successfully Stored for the First Time

November 18, 2010 7:23 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Brookhaven’s Superconducting Magnet Division built the main component of the ALPHA collaboration’s magnetic field trap, which is the first to store antimatter atoms.

Needleless Pre-filled Glass Syringes: Stakeholder Advisory - Compatibility Problems with Needleless Intravenous Access Systems

November 18, 2010 7:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Syringes may malfunction, break, or become clogged during the process of attempting to connect to some needleless IV access systems.


Software maker Ariba agrees to buy Quadrem

November 18, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Spending-management software maker. Ariba Inc. announced Thursday that it will buy Quadrem, a privately held supply chain management company, for $150 million.Ariba, based in Sunnyvale, Calif., will pay $75 million in cash up front for Amsterdam-based Quadrem, along with $50 million in stock and...

On the way to lead-free technology

November 18, 2010 6:27 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft) The change-over to lead-free products is in full progress. The problem is however that the environmentally friendly alternatives have to be as efficient as the lead-containing variants. One example is the injection system of diesel engines. Lead-free functional...


Texas A & M chapter of Engineers Without Borders completes computer center in Costa Rica

November 18, 2010 6:25 am | by Texas A&M University | Comments

Free time for a college student can be scarce. When there is a little extra time on one’s hands, finding something fun to do becomes the goal and work and school are put on the back burner. For the Texas A&M University chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB) free time means a...


Disney 'checks in' with Gowalla with custom trips

November 18, 2010 6:21 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Visitors to Disney's theme parks in the U.S. can now use their smart phones not just to "check in" to the resorts, but earn digital versions of the parks' popular pins and go on custom-designed tours....

The leader in high temperature semiconductor solutions

November 18, 2010 5:28 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

CISSOID unveils THEMIS and ATLAS,their driver for silicon carbide switches in efficient and reliable power converters and motor drives.


Suntech to acquire 375mw of wafer manufacturing capacity

November 18, 2010 5:27 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Vertical integration expected to reduce cost and improve profitability.


European Silicon Photonics project demonstrates laser and 10Gb/s silicon modulator using CMOS fabrication processes

November 18, 2010 5:27 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

HELIOS consortium developing building blocks and processes to accelerate adoption of silicon photonics.


Now I See You

November 18, 2010 5:26 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

A surgery-free prosthetic retina restores vision in blind mice and raises the prospects for something similar in people.


University of Leicester space scientists involved in development of new breed of space vehicle

November 18, 2010 5:24 am | Comments

(University of Leicester) Scientists and engineers at the internationally acclaimed Space Research Centre at the University of Leicester are developing a conceptual motor design for a Mars "hopping" vehicle which should lead to a greater understanding of the "red planet."


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