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Lab plays key role in DOE’s artificial retina project

February 19, 2010 10:42 am | Comments

A team at Livermore Lab are hard at work on three major components to the artificial retina project: a thin-film electrode array, a biocompatible electronics package, and the ocular surgical tool that will let physicians install the array.


Stony Brook University and Brookhaven National Laboratory Collaborate to Offer Scholarships and Internships to Students in the Women in Science and Engineering Program (WISE)

February 19, 2010 10:21 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Stony Brook students enrolled in the Women in Science and Engineering Program (WISE) are eligible for scholarships of up to $3,500 to recognize their achievements in research in engineering, physics, chemistry, biology, mathematics, and technology fields. In addition, four internships at...

New algorithm to improve video game quality

February 19, 2010 10:16 am | Comments

McGuire and Luebke have developed a new method for computerizing lighting and light sources that will allow video game graphics to approach film quality.


Ultra-HD Video and 3D Video on the Horizon

February 19, 2010 9:21 am | by In-Stat | Comments

As High-Definition (HD) video has hit its stride worldwide, the TV and film industry are looking ahead to the next new thing.

SolarEdge and Digi International Collaborate on a Full Connectivity Solution for Photovoltaic Systems

February 19, 2010 8:31 am | by Digi International | Comments

The industry's first solar inverter with embedded ZigBee connectivity wirelessly retrieves

Telvent 4Q profit rises, helped by tax gain

February 19, 2010 8:30 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Spanish information technology company Telvent Git SA said Friday that its fourth quarter profit rose 3 percent as a tax benefit more than offset a decline in revenue.But its 2010 forecast missed analyst estimates, and investors sent shares down sharply.The company earned 16.3 million euros...

Tiger Woods: Sorry for behavior, unsure of return

February 19, 2010 8:30 am | by DOUG FERGUSON - AP Golf Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Tiger Woods publicly apologized Friday without revealing any more details about his infidelity, and told a global audience he's not sure when he'll play golf again."I was unfaithful. I had affairs. I cheated. What I did was not acceptable," said Woods, looking composed and speaking in a steady...

Informal meeting with EU ministers on the economic situation in the car sector

February 19, 2010 8:20 am | by European Commission | Comments

European Commission Vice-President Antonio Tajani, in charge of Industry and Entrepreneurship, met today with ministers in charge of the automotive industry. They discussed the economic challenges facing the European car industry, what short-term measures could be made available, as well...


IPC-A-610 Class III Assembly

February 19, 2010 8:20 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

The Screaming Circuits website will now offers instant online quoting and ordering of prototype and short-run production PCB assembly built and inspected to IPC-A-610 Class III standards. By default, Screaming Circuits assembles and inspects to IPC-A-610 Class II, but with...


Next Shulman Lecture To Focus on ‘Experiment and Response’

February 19, 2010 8:20 am | by Yale University | Comments

Larry Stewart, professor of history at the University of Saskatchewan, will deliver the opening Shulman Lecture in Science and the Humanities on Wednesday, Feb. 24.

Brookhaven Lab's Mei Bai Awarded Early Career Prize for Accelerator Research Achievements

February 19, 2010 8:20 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

The Asian Committee for Future Accelerators and the organizing committee of the 2010 First International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC’10) have awarded Mei Bai, a scientist at Brookhaven Lab, a prize for her significant and original contributions to the field of accelerator...

Long-Acting Beta-Agonists (LABAs): New Safe Use Requirements

February 19, 2010 8:20 am | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

FDA requires risk management plan and class-labeling changes for all LABAs.


PayPal to become a way to pay for Facebook ads

February 19, 2010 5:54 am | Comments

PayPal is extending its reach into Facebook. The companies said Thursday that advertisers on the world's largest online social network will be able to use eBay Inc.'s online payments business to buy ads. The service will roll out over the next couple of weeks.


Corporations, agencies infiltrated by 'botnet'

February 19, 2010 5:38 am | Comments

Security experts have found a network of 74,000 virus-infected computers that stole information from inside corporations and government agencies. The unusual thing about the incident is not that it happened but that it was discovered, and it is a reminder of the dangers of having computers with sensitive data connected to the open Internet.

Curvaceous Software awarded UK Government RandD Grant

February 18, 2010 9:46 am | by 1888 Press Release | Comments

Curvaceous Software, the award-winning British technology company has been awarded a Development Grant by Finance South East, on behalf of SEEDA, to enable the company to focus on the management and control of alarm floods.


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