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Health diagnosis made simpler

August 23, 2010 2:22 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Arizona State University) ASU researchers have developed and tested instrumentation they say will make disease diagnosis technically simpler, quicker and less costly. Using the shape of a drop biological fluid to focus a beam from a light-emitting diode, the device enables diagnosis of...

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The Top Ten Generic Things

August 23, 2010 2:21 pm | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

I'm in a bit of a ranting mood right now. That just happens sometimes. Usually it's on a specific subject, but today, I seem to have mini-rants about a whole bunch of things. Well, maybe ten things. So here they...

Moody's: HP's 3Par bid won't affect credit rating

August 23, 2010 2:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Moody's Investor Service affirmed its credit ratings for Hewlett-Packard Co. Monday after the world's biggest technology company made a $1.5 billion offer for data storage provider 3Par Inc.HP's attempt to trump rival Dell Inc. in the bidding for 3Par will barely dent the company's finances,...

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Digi-Key Corporation Launches ‘Sort by Price’ Feature for Registered Users

August 23, 2010 1:20 pm | by Digi-Key | Comments

THIEF RIVER FALLS, Minnesota, USA – Electronic components distributor Digi-Key Corporation, recognized by design engineers as having the industry’s broadest selection of electronic components available for immediate shipment, today announced its new Sort by Price feature is available for...

Pulsar survey could help find gravitational waves

August 23, 2010 12:21 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

With a $6.5 million grant from NSF, an international consortium of researchers will use observatories around the world, including Arecibo, to find and use pulsars to detect gravitational waves.

Ron Sege Joins Echelon as President & CEO

August 23, 2010 12:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

Echelon Corp. announced that the company’s Board of Directors has appointed Ron Sege as President and Chief Executive Officer and to the company’s Board of Directors, completing a search process begun last November. Sege...

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AMETEK Acquires American Reliance Power Division

August 23, 2010 12:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

AMETEK, Inc. announced that it has acquired assets comprising substantially all of American Reliance’s Power Division (AMREL Power), a provider of highly differentiated dc power supplies and electronic loads for the automated test equipment...

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SMA Solar Sales in First Half of 2010 Almost as High as Whole of 2009

August 23, 2010 12:20 pm | by PowerPulse.net | Comments

SMA Solar Technology AG presented its financial report for the first six months from January to June 2010. With group sales of €815.8 million and an inverter output sold of 3,146 MW, the data...

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ORNL scientists help explain graphene mystery

August 23, 2010 10:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) Nanoscale simulations and theoretical research performed at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory are bringing scientists closer to realizing graphene's potential in electronic applications.

Powerful new way to control magnetism

August 23, 2010 9:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Physical Society) A new way to manipulate magnetic fields with electrical signals could lead to microelectronic advances comparable to those that made high density disk drives possible.

Panel maker Chimei sues Sony over patents

August 23, 2010 9:05 am | by RANDALL CHASE - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Taiwanese flat-panel display maker Chimei Innolux has filed a lawsuit in Delaware expanding its patent-infringement dispute with Sony.The federal lawsuit filed Monday accuses Sony Corp. of violating three patents owned by Chimei Innolux Corp. in the manufacturing of products including...

IPVEA to Premier New Tool to Connect the Solar Supply Chain at EU PVSEC 2010

August 23, 2010 8:36 am | Comments

The International PV Equipment Association (IPVEA), an independent, non-profit organization of manufacturers and suppliers of photovoltaic (PV) fabrication equipment and related raw materials, announces that it will demonstrate the PV Matrix, an innovative new solar supply chain tool...

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Sterilizable Brushless Motor Up to 100 Watts

August 23, 2010 8:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Maxon’s newly improved EC 22 motors are equipped with preloaded ball bearings and latest generation Neodymium permanent magnets.

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Rotary Encoders Available With Heavy-Duty Stainless Steel Housings

August 23, 2010 7:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Posital's Magnetocode (MCD) absolute rotary encoders are available with heavy-duty stainless steel housings that make them ideal for use in harsh environments.

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Ocean waves can power Australias future

August 23, 2010 7:17 am | Comments

Waves crashing on to Australia's southern shores each year contain enough energy to power the country three times over, scientists said on Tuesday in a study that underscores the scale of Australia's green energy.

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