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Nanotube Defects Equal Better Energy and Storage Systems

November 19, 2009 11:54 am | by Jacobs School Mechanical Aerospace Engineering | News | Comments

Most people would like to be able to charge their cell phones and other personal electronics quickly and not too often. A recent discovery made by UC San Diego engineers could lead to carbon nanotube-based supercapacitors that could do just this.

Web Gadget to View Cell Sizes to Scale

November 19, 2009 11:54 am | by Curious Cat Science and Engineering Blog | News | Comments

Image of cell size gadget from University of Utah The Genetic Science Learning Center, University of Utah has a nice web gadget that lets you zoom in on various cells to see how large they are compared to each other. Above see a red blood cell, x chromosome, baker’s yeast and...

Stanislaus S. Wong Receives Buck-Whitney Award from the American Chemical Society Eastern New York Section

November 19, 2009 11:54 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | News | Comments

Stanislaus S. Wong, a scientist with a joint appointment at Brookhaven Lab and Stony Brook University, has won the Buck-Whitney Award from the American Chemical Society (ACS) Eastern New York Section.

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Work of Yale Scientists Shows Vitality of Darwin’s Origin of Species

November 19, 2009 11:53 am | by Yale University | News | Comments

November 24 is the 150th anniversary of the publication of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species. The seminal work continues to change how we look at the world, with scientists daily uncovering new examples of how natural selection shapes life. Many of those insights are coming...

Pin BGA Interconnects

November 19, 2009 11:53 am | by Screaming Circuits | News | Comments

My post "Speaking of Art in the Process" used a photo of a point of load power module as an example. The specifics aren't really relevant to this pos

China wants content, values censored in online games

November 19, 2009 11:39 am | News | Comments

(Reuters) - China said it will tighten regulations in its rapidly growing online games sector, requiring game operators to enhance socialist values in their games and hire specialized staff to monitor content. China's Ministry of Culture said in a circular that game operators must re-examine their game offerings for obscene and violent content and limit the number of virtual marriages and player-versus-player combat.

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PrPMC-XMC module targets Intel Core2 Duo processor

November 19, 2009 9:36 am | Product Releases | Comments

Extreme Engineering Solutions (X-ES) is pleased to introduce XPedite7101, a conduction- or air-cooled PrPMC / XMC module targeting the Intel® Core™2 Duo processor running at up to 1.8 GHz. This card comes with PCI Express or PCI interconnect and a Gigabit Ethernet port with integrated magnetics.

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Optical System enables twelve channels

November 19, 2009 9:30 am | Product Releases | Comments

Molex Incorporated (NASDAQ: MOLX and MOLXA) announces the iPass+™ High-Speed Channel (HSC) pluggable CXP copper and optical interconnect system enabling twelve channels of 10 Gbps data, for up to 120 Gbps of total bandwidth.

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Solar Supply powers wireless network devices

November 19, 2009 9:21 am | Product Releases | Comments

Banner Engineering's FlexPower™ Solar Supply, BWA-SOLAR-001, delivers a complete solution specifically designed for powering SureCross™ Wireless Network devices...

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Build Entertainment-Grade Consumer Home Networks for Simplicity

November 19, 2009 8:25 am | by David Sorensen, Vice President of Marketing, Gigle Networks | Articles | Comments

Increasingly, the biggest challenges designers of consumer electronics products face have less to do with performance or feature-richness, and more to do with ease of use and simplicity. This is especially true in entertainment networking, where multiple technologies currently vie for adoption, and consumers have made it clear they want a simple solution, right out of the box.

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Smart Actuator IC Integrates Physical Layer LIN Transceiver, 16-bit MCU

November 19, 2009 7:26 am | Product Releases | Comments

Melexis has developed the MLX81150 smart actuator IC. The chip integrates a physical layer LIN transceiver, a voltage regulator as well as a 16-bit microcontroller with 32kB flash memory including the peripheral functions such as high voltage IOs, timer, ADC with differential amplifier for current monitoring...

Medical Grade Power Supplies Feature 2” x 4” Open PCB

November 19, 2009 7:23 am | Product Releases | Comments

Tumbler Technologies + TRUMPower announced its TMC60 series of 37.5 W to 64 W medical grade AC/DC switching power supplies. These convection-cooled power supplies measure 2” × 4” × 1.18” and are priced at $16.90 for OEM quantity. The TMC60 open frame PCB series comes in 12 standard models...

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Direct and Edge LED Backlighting Drivers Enhance Efficiency

November 19, 2009 7:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

Advanced Analogic Technologies moved into the LED backlit LCD television market with the first chipset families in a series of power management semiconductor systems designed to enhance energy efficiency and user-experience for LED backlit LCD televisions.

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Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles

November 19, 2009 6:57 am | by ecnmagazine | Videos | Comments

A primer on Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicles, a variation of Advanced Technology Vehicles.

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Chevy Volt - How It Works

November 19, 2009 6:57 am | by ecnmagazine | Videos | Comments

A primer on the Chevy Volt, one of the hottest advanced technology vehicles, and the subject of much controversy.

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