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Spiders at the nanoscale: Molecules that behave like robots

May 12, 2010 10:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(California Institute of Technology) A team of scientists from Columbia University, Arizona State University, the University of Michigan, and Caltech have programmed an autonomous molecular "robot" made out of DNA to start, move, turn, and stop while following a DNA track. The development...


Benadryl Extra Strength Itch Stopping Gel: Packaging Changes to Reduce Use Errors

May 12, 2010 10:21 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Reports of consumers ingesting the gel rather than using it topically, applied to the skin.


Promacta (eltrombopag): Portal Venous System Thromboses in Study of Patients With Chronic Liver Disease

May 12, 2010 10:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | News | Comments

Study terminated following the identification of an imbalance of thrombosis of the portal venous system in patients treated with eltrombopag versus matching placebo.


Philip Morris Int'l sees global economy recovering

May 12, 2010 9:30 am | by MICHAEL FELBERBAUM - AP Tobacco Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Cigarette maker Philip Morris International Inc. said it's seeing signs of recovery in the global economy, but the seller of Marlboro and other brands overseas cautioned that taxes and stringent tobacco regulation remain challenges for future growth.Chief Executive Louis C. Camilleri told...

Fossil Find Fills in Picture of Ancient Marine Life

May 12, 2010 9:21 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | News | Comments

Paleontologists have discovered a rich array of exceptionally preserved fossils of marine animals that lived between 480 million and 472 million years ago, during the early part of a period known as the Ordovician. The specimens are the oldest yet discovered soft-bodied fossils from the...

Orion Fans' new Spot-Cooler fan demo at EDS

May 12, 2010 8:07 am | Videos | Comments

John from Orion Fans demonstrates their new Spot-Cooler fan, which comes with its own power supply to provide added cooling with flexible deployment.


CandK Components' Fast-Locking D-connector System for Satellite Applications

May 12, 2010 8:05 am | Videos | Comments

Jean-Michael of C&K demonstrates their new fast-locking system for satellites, which eliminates the torque issues involved in the mating of connectors.


FCI Honors Digi-Key for Performance Excellence

May 12, 2010 7:49 am | News | Comments

FCI, a leading manufacturer and provider of connector and cable assembly solutions to the data, communications, consumer, industrial and medical markets, has honored Digi-Key ( for its high level of service and performance with the FCI Electronic Division with its Performance Excellence Award.


Step-Down DC-DC Converters Tout High Efficiency

May 12, 2010 7:25 am | Product Releases | Comments

Digi-Key Corporation announced it has stock on Torex's Series XC9235 and XC9236 step-down DCdDC converters. Torex's XC9235 and XC9236 Series are groups of synchronous-rectification type step-down DC-DC converters with built-in


PCBs Feature Mounted-in LEDs

May 12, 2010 7:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

Newark announced that it is the one of the first distributors to offer Printed Circuit Boards (PCBs) with Cree XLamp LEDs already mounted on them. The PCBs are


Digi and Cooper Power Systems Partner to Provide IP Based Demand Response Solution

May 12, 2010 7:20 am | by Digi International | News | Comments

Companies create next-generation of demand response with integration of Yukon Energy Services software and iDigi

Fuse and Fuseholder Combo Protects Photovoltaic Systems

May 12, 2010 7:13 am | Product Releases | Comments

Schurter’s ASO Series fuse and FSO Series fuseholder are designed to protect DC applications from the potentially devastating effects of low short circuits and overvoltage conditions in systems upwards of 1000 VDC. They are intended for


Power Supplies Are Approved for BF-type Medical Apps

May 12, 2010 7:10 am | TDK-Lambda Americas, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

TDK-Lambda’s NVM175 Series of medically approved AC-DC power supplies combine 4.5 kVAC reinforced input to output isolation with dual input fusing and an output-to-ground isolation of 1500 VAC. They meet UL/EN/IEC60601-1 and are suitable for


Drifting satellite threatens US cable programming

May 12, 2010 6:55 am | News | Comments

A TV communications satellite is drifting out of control thousands of miles above the Earth, threatening to wander into another satellite's orbit and interfere with cable programming across the United States, the satellites' owners said Tuesday.

CryptoLogic Annual Shareholders' Meeting

May 12, 2010 6:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments () —CryptoLogic Limited (TSX: CRY)(TSX: CXY)(NASDAQ: CRYP)(LSE: CRP) will hold its Annual Meeting of Shareholders on Monday, May 17, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. Dublin time/9:00 a.m. Toronto time.A live webcast of the meeting will also be available. Date: Monday, May 17, 2010 Time:...


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