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3S in-house developed MEMS microphone to enter mass production in July 2011

October 12, 2010 11:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

According to Digitimes information, Solid State System (3S), a Taiwan-based NAND flash controller design house, expects its in-house developed single-chip MEMS microphone to enter mass production in July 2011.


Alchimer & Nagase sign exclusive agreement on 3D TSV plating chemistries

October 12, 2010 11:21 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Exclusive contract also includes demo facility to open in early 2011


The Big Job: Episode 4- "The Finalists"

October 12, 2010 4:23 pm | Comments

The search for TTI's new corporate icon is almost complete, but now we need your help deciding who will be TTI's new corporate icon. Learn more about each finalist on Facebook and then - CAST YOUR VOTE!


Yale Model Helps Predict Extinction Risk to Birds

October 12, 2010 3:22 pm | by Yale UniversityYale University | Comments

Yale University researchers have developed a tool for biodiversity conservation in the face of global change: a statistical model that helps predict the risk of extinction for almost 90% of the world's bird species.

STMicroelectronics Reclaims Lost Solar Energy with Intelligent Hotspot Prevention

October 12, 2010 2:27 pm | by | Comments

STMicroelectronics (ST) announced what it describes as an innovation for solar panels aimed at allowing more of the energy from each cell to reach the power grid. The innovation replaces the simple bypass diode...


NSF renews Centers for Nanotechnology in Society

October 12, 2010 2:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(National Science Foundation) The National Science Foundation recently renewed two important cooperative agreements totaling more than $12.5 million over five years.

Intel's net income up 59 pct, dampened by PC pain

October 12, 2010 2:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Intel's net income leaped 59 percent in the latest quarter, despite economic edginess that curbed PC appetite....

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 | 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...


LG Electronics Enters Solar Business in North America

October 12, 2010 1:20 pm | by | 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...


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 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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