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Octopus Nuvo Tissue Stabilizer: Recall - Potential for Device Fracture

November 1, 2010 2:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Fragments of the device could fall into the patient’s chest cavity and damage the heart tissue.


For older adults, there's no place like home

November 1, 2010 1:25 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

A Cornell evaluation project reports that a person-centered approach shows great promise in helping nursing home residents move back to the community.


Exar Corp. Reports Fiscal 2011 Second Quarter Results

November 1, 2010 1:20 pm | by | Comments

Exar Corp. reported financial results for its fiscal 2011 second quarter ended September 26, 2010. Net sales for the second quarter of fiscal 2011 were $37.2 million compared to net sales of $39.6 million...


JinkoSolar Establishes U.S. Subsidiary in San Francisco; Announces European Solar Module Supply Agreements

November 1, 2010 1:20 pm | by | Comments

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd., a solar product manufacturer with operations based in China, announce that it has established a U.S. subsidiary with an office in San Francisco, California. The U.S. subsidiary is expected to...


LAST POWER Project Aims to Put Europe First in New Power Semiconductor Technologies

November 1, 2010 1:20 pm | by | Comments

The partners in a new publicly-funded European research project announced details of the multinational/multidisciplinary program called LAST POWER (’Large Area silicon carbide Substrates and heTeroepitaxial GaN for POWER device applications). The aim of this...


Minn. man pleads guilty to cheating Cisco Systems

November 1, 2010 1:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

A Minnesota man has pleaded guilty to scheming to cheat computer parts maker Cisco Systems Inc. out of about $388,000.The U.S. Attorney's office says 46-year-old Phillip Webb of Brooklyn Park pleaded guilty Monday to one count of mail fraud.Webb was manager of network services for...

USHIO America, Inc., starts marketing world?s first 6-inch full-field projection exposure system for manufacturing led chips

November 1, 2010 12:24 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Automatically configurable to desired wafer size; throughput enhanced by 300%, running cost reduced by 80% compared with conventional stepper systems


Missed it by That Much...

November 1, 2010 11:22 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

Running a DRC (design rule check) before sending your PCB out for fab and assembly is a must. It's also a minimum. Not everything is caught by all DRCs. For example, if you look at these PCB images, you'll undoubtedly...


Nokia Taking a Rural Road to Growth

November 1, 2010 9:26 am | by New York Times | Comments

The cellphone maker will expand its agricultural data service to Nigeria as it continues its push into emerging markets.

Media Cache: You Can Hide, but in Europe You Can’t Watch Hulu

November 1, 2010 9:25 am | by New York Times | Comments

For a few pennies a day, you can hide your computer and share files illegally.

Intel Takes a Wider Role, Making Chips for Others

November 1, 2010 9:25 am | by New York Times | Comments

The move thrusts Intel, the largest and wealthiest chip maker, into the contract manufacturing business dominated by Taiwanese and Chinese companies.

Microreactor speeds nanotech particle production by 500 times

November 1, 2010 9:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Oregon State University) Engineers at Oregon State University have discovered a new method to speed the production rate of nanoparticles by 500 times, an advance that could play an important role in making nanotechnology products more commercially practical.


Cornell part of national team to map 2,500 genomes

November 1, 2010 9:21 am | by Cornell University | Comments

The map promises to provide a much more comprehensive understanding of the role of inherited DNA variation in human history, evolution and disease and the best methods to use to sequence DNA.


Slight change in wind turbine speed significantly reduces bat mortality

November 1, 2010 7:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Ecological Society of America) Since turbine towers and non-spinning turbine blades do not kill bats, some scientists have proposed shutting off or reducing the usage of wind turbines during peak periods of migration in the late summer and early fall months when bat activity and...

Broadcasters busy with online tie-ins for election

November 1, 2010 7:20 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

After losing viewers to cable news networks on recent election nights, television's biggest broadcasters are fighting back hard for the midterm contest....


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