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Fentanyl Transdermal System: Recall - Potential for Active Ingredient to Release Faster Than Specified

October 22, 2010 10:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Accelerated release of Fentanyl can lead to adverse events for at-risk patients, including excessive sedation, respiratory depression, hypoventilation, and apnea.


Gearboxes Feature Quiet Operation, Easy Adaptability

October 22, 2010 8:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Crouzet North America, a company of Custom Sensors & Technologies, has introduced the GDR1 and GDR2 Gearbox Series featuring quiet operation, versatile mounting and high torque.


Voltage Regulators Deliver Efficiency, Functionality

October 22, 2010 8:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

International Rectifier (IR), a world leader in power management technology, has expanded its SupIRBuck family of integrated point-of-load voltage regulators.


Surface Mount Magnetic Reed Switch Features High Sensitivity

October 22, 2010 8:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Standex Electronics introduces the SR4J series of ultra small surface mount magnetic reed switches for non-contact position sensing in pill cams and other medical devices.


Major acoustical science and technology conference: Nov. 15-19

October 22, 2010 8:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(American Institute of Physics) Experts in acoustics (the "science of sound") from around the world will gather in Cancun next month to present their latest discoveries and innovations: cheap, clean stoves for poor countries, ultrasound technologies that count the heartbeats of a fetus,...


Computer science, psychology faculty receive NSF grant for creative discovery

October 22, 2010 8:21 am | by Texas A&M University | Comments

Computer science and engineering professor Frank Shipman, associate professor Ricardo Gutierrez-Osuna, and psychology professor Steven Smith have been awarded a National Science Foundation Division of Information and Intelligent Systems (NSF IIS) grant for research on how user physiology...

Falkland islands radar study impacts climate research

October 22, 2010 7:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(University of Leicester) Physicists and engineers at the University of Leicester and the British Antarctic Survey have installed a radar system on the Falkland Islands to monitor the upper atmosphere activity which creates the "southern lights."

Kish receives the Doctor Honoris Causa title from Uppsala University

October 22, 2010 7:20 am | by Texas A&M University | Comments

Dr. Laszlo Kish has received the Doctor Honoris Causa from Uppsala University, Sweden, considered an honor of great distinction. Kish, a professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Texas A&M University, will accept the award in a formal ceremony in...


'Fable III' offering new way to play as gay

October 22, 2010 7:05 am | by DERRIK J. LANG - AP Entertainment Writer - Associated Press | Comments

When the Prince of Albion isn't battling reanimated corpses, searching for mystical medallions or attempting to overthrow his tyrannical brother, he has a pretty nice life at home with his husband, Kyle the Blacksmith, and their two adopted sons, Alex and Tim. It's just one path players can go...

Event: Chilean President Piñera visited OECD on Thursday 21 October OECD headquarters, Paris

October 22, 2010 6:22 am | by OECD | Comments

The President of Chile, Sebastián Piñera met with OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría and addressed the OECD Council on Thursday 21 October. This was the President’s first visit to the OECD since Chile joined the organisation in May.


Ericcson Cautious on Recovery Despite Profit

October 22, 2010 5:23 am | by New York Times | Comments

The Swedish maker of telecom networking equipment said on Friday that its profit had more than quadrupled in the third quarter after a year of cost-cutting.

Verizon’s Profit Drops 25% in Quarter

October 22, 2010 5:23 am | by New York Times | Comments

The company cited pension settlements resulting from layoffs and voluntary separations for the drop.

Emerson enters residential & small business renewable energy market with new 5kW grid tie solar inverter

October 22, 2010 2:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Emerson Network Power launched the SPV-5.0 grid tie solar inverter, marking the company?s entry into the residential and small business renewable energy market.


Fire at Northern Calif. mall deals blow to region

October 22, 2010 2:05 am | by DON THOMPSON - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

A fire that erupted during a police standoff at a suburban Sacramento mall did more than destroy part of a regional shopping hub. It also provided an economic setback to a region of Northern California struggling to emerge from recession.City leaders in Roseville, about 17 miles east of the...

Wipro profit tempered by staff costs, forex loss

October 21, 2010 9:05 pm | by ERIKA KINETZ - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Wipro Ltd., India's third-largest software outsourcer, reported a 10 percent rise in quarterly profit Friday, short of expectations as salary hikes and foreign exchange losses hit margins, sending the stock down nearly 4 percent.The rupee's appreciation against the dollar — which accounts for...


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