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Cornell program gets rural women walking more(2)

April 13, 2010 12:22 pm | by Cornell University | News | Comments

Cornell researchers have prompted rural women to walk more regularly through a worksite intervention that helps change an office's environment and culture to encourage more walking.

High-performance computing reveals missing genes

April 13, 2010 11:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Virginia Tech) Scientists have used high-performance computing to locate small genes that have been missed by scientists in their quest to define the microbial DNA sequences of life. Using an ephemeral supercomputer made up of computers from across the world, the mpiBLAST computational...

What to Do About Energy?

April 13, 2010 11:21 am | by Duke University | News | Comments

The shortest route to energy self-sufficiency is the electric car. At least in the short run.


Materials Breakthrough Increases Magnetic Monopole Promise

April 13, 2010 10:33 am | by Lucy Goodchild | News | Comments

Researchers from Imperial College London have created a structure that acts like a single pole of a magnet, a feat that has evaded scientists for decades.

BGA socket operates at bandwidths up to 10 GHz

April 13, 2010 9:55 am | Ironwood Electronics, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Ironwood Electronics has recently introduced a new high performance BGA socket for 0.65mm pitch 588 pin BGA. The SG-BGA-7181 socket is designed for 13.5mm x 25.2mm x 1.95mm package size and operates at bandwidths up to 10 GHz with less than 1dB of insertion loss.


Chroma Shines Light on PV Panel Performance

April 13, 2010 9:50 am | Product Releases | Comments

Chroma Systems Solutions, Inc. continues contributing to the photovoltaic industry with the introduction of its Solar Application Soft Panel. This straightforward and effective software tool utilizes Chroma's industry leading 63600 series DC Electronic Loads to generate PV module I-V curves and track their Maximum Power Point.


Remote Power Reboot Switch Cycles Power to 8 Devices via Internet

April 13, 2010 9:33 am | Product Releases | Comments

Electro Standards introduces its Model 4404 Remote Power Reboot Switch with 10-BASE-T LAN/WAN Access. This Power Reboot Switch enables the user to cycle power to eight remotely located devices. Equipment prone to lock up problems is plugged into the Model 4404’s AC power outlets.


Intel researcher receives 200th patent this year

April 13, 2010 9:30 am | by MIKE ROGOWAYAssociated Press | News | Comments

Even at a company that prides itself on innovation, Intel researcher Robert Chau occupies a special place.The Hillsboro engineer received his 200th patent this year 40 more than anyone else at Intel and has 67 more pending."I never really keep track of the numbers, quite frankly, because this...


Stanford researchers find electrical current stemming from plants

April 13, 2010 9:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Stanford University) Stanford engineers have generated electrical current by tapping into the electron activity in individual algae cells. Photosynthesis excites electrons, which can then be turned into an electrical current using a specially designed gold electrode. This study could be...

Going Green Grows Green

April 13, 2010 9:22 am | by Duke University | News | Comments

“Speed kills” is a staple of football punditry. The team with faster players will usually defeat a slower opponent.


Hermetic Switch Announces Name Change And Launches New Web Site

April 13, 2010 9:12 am | News | Comments

Hermetic Switch, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of reed switches, proximity sensors, and other switch technologies, announced today that it will immediately begin operating under a new name: HSI Sensing. The company is under the same ownership, with the same staff, technology, and dedication to customers.


Delivers Enhanced High Availability, Simplified Management and Accelerated Development for Java Applications

April 13, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL)News FactsHigher Availability and Simplified ManagementSupporting QuotesSupporting ResourcesAbout Oracle Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) is the world's most complete, open, and integrated business software and hardware systems company. For more information about Oracle, visit...

If Only Engineers Were Rock Stars

April 13, 2010 8:21 am | by Duke University | News | Comments

Editor’s Note: From March 3-5, more than 600 engineers, students and other interested parties gathered in Raleigh, N.C., for the first of this year’s five Regional Grand Challenge Summits. The purpose of these sessions is to address how engineers and others can solve the 14 largest issues...


Tyco Electronics Recognizes Top Performing Distributors

April 13, 2010 8:20 am | by Tyco Electronics | News | Comments

BERWYN, Pa. -- April 13, 2010 -- Tyco Electronics (TE) recently announced its selection of eight electronic distributors for the companys 2009 Distributor of the Year Awards. The TE Distributor of the Year Awards honor its top performing global, regional and specialty distribution...

Older CFLs Interfere with Cable TV Equipment

April 13, 2010 7:52 am | by Jason Lomberg, Technical Editor | Blogs | Comments

Phillips Electronics has admitted that early CFL models can interfere with cable TV equipment. When CFLs first turn on, their flickering affects the infra-red sensors on remote control receivers. This causes TVs to randomly turn on and off and switch channels.



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