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

July 1, 2010 8:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory) People recovering from injuries could from a gait analysis technology being developed by a team at ORNL. A National Academies Keck Futures Initiative award of $100,000 will help researchers from ORNL and State University NY to produce biofuels. Visiting...

IBM acquiring security software maker BigFix

July 1, 2010 8:05 am | News | Comments

IBM Corp. said Thursday it is adding to its network security business with the acquisition of a privately held company called BigFix Inc.IBM did not say how much it is paying for the company.BigFix, based in Emeryville, Calif., provides software that monitors company computers to make sure they...

Dual Face Sloping-Front Enclosures Range Extended

July 1, 2010 7:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

OKW have extended the ‘UNITEC’ range of sloping front enclosures with the new size ‘S’ series which is available in 12 different models. These highly attractive enclosures have dual operating faces for face-to-face applications, for example a doctor with a patient, or a sales person with a customer.

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Hard Surface TIM Allows for Effortless Removal

July 1, 2010 7:34 am | Product Releases | Comments

Fujipoly announces the addition of Sarcon 100GR-HL to its line of specially formulated Thermal Interface Materials. This advanced gap filler pad is manufactured with a hardened top surface.

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Solid oxide fuel cells getting closer to the market

July 1, 2010 7:22 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Risoe National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, the Technical University of Denmark) The Danish company Topsoe Fuel Cell A/S and Risoe DTU have received a grant of 54.5 million DKK from the Danish Energy Agency's Programme for Energy Technology Development and Demonstration. This will...

Research and Development Satellite Account, 2010

July 1, 2010 6:24 am | by U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis | News | Comments

Gross Domestic Product (GDP) would have been, on average, 2.7 percent, or $301.5 billion higher between 1998 and 2007 if research and development (R&D) spending was treated as investment in the U.S. national income and product accounts, the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) announced...

NeoMetrix Signs With Creaform To Distribute HandyProbe Portable CMM

July 1, 2010 6:23 am | by 1888 Press Release | News | Comments

NeoMetrix Technologies, Inc, a leader in 3D scanning and reverse engineering has signed a distribution agreement with Creaform, Inc. to distribute the HandyProbe portable CMM system in the Southeastern U.S.

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Touch Screen Module Revenue Forecast to Reach $14B by 2016

July 1, 2010 6:23 am | by General Electric | News | Comments

In its recently released 2010 Touch Panel Market Analysis, DisplaySearch reported that total touch screen module revenue will grow from $4.3 billion in 2009 to nearly $14 billion by 2016, a compound annual growth rate of 18%.

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Graphene 2.0: A new approach to making a unique material

July 1, 2010 6:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Arizona State University) Since its discovery, graphene -- an unusual and versatile substance composed of a single-layer crystal lattice of carbon atoms -- has caused much excitement in the scientific community. Now, Nongjian Tao, a researcher at the Biodesign Institute at Arizona State...

Yahoo board approves up to $3 billion of buybacks

July 1, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

The board of Yahoo Inc. has approved plans to repurchase up to $3 billion in stock over the next three years.The Internet company bought back $385 million in stock in the first quarter. That's more than Yahoo spent on share buybacks in 2008 and 2009 combined.The new buybacks, disclosed in a...

Measurement Computing exhibit-booth presentation at the 2009 EMbedded Systems Conference

July 1, 2010 5:25 am | by ecnmagazine | Videos | Comments

This is a video of a product presentation at their exhibit booth at the 2009 Embedded Systems Conference in Boston, MA.

Silicon Breakthrough Brings Quantum Computing Closer

July 1, 2010 5:23 am | News | Comments

The remarkable ability of an electron to exist in two places at once has been controlled in the most common electronic material – silicon – for the first time.

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How Do You Save Energy When Entertaining in the Summer?

July 1, 2010 4:21 am | by Energy Savers Blog | Blogs | Comments

The Independence Day holiday weekend is almost here! If you're like many Americans, this is a favorite weekend to gather up family and friends, cook a delicious meal, and enjoy the outdoors. Saving energy during these summer gatherings can be a little trickier in the summer than in the winter.

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Agriculture: Government support to farmers rises slightly in OECD countries

July 1, 2010 3:24 am | by OECD | News | Comments

The share of farm receipts provided by government programmes rose slightly in OECD countries last year, reversing a declining trend in state support since 2004, according to a new OECD report.

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Demonstration of the Navy Electromagnetic Rail Gun prototype

July 1, 2010 2:23 am | by dmine45 | Videos | Comments

The US Navy's Electromagnetic Rail Gun that is under development at NSWC Dahlgren in Virginia. This is a prototype to demonstrate the technology of the rail gun for use on the future DDG-1000 class of Navy ships. This clip is from the show FutureWeapons on the Discovery Channel. It aired...

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