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Caltech researchers design a new nanomesh material

September 23, 2010 10:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(California Institute of Technology) Computers, light bulbs and even people generate heat -- energy that ends up being wasted. Thermoelectric devices, which convert heat to electricity and vice versa, harness that energy. But they're not efficient enough for widespread commercial use or...

Amazon updates Kindle app for Android gadgets

September 23, 2010 10:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Amazon Inc. said Thursday it has added new features to its free Kindle application for cell phones and other mobile gadgets powered by Google Inc.'s Android software.While Amazon offers a stand-alone Kindle e-reader for reading books, newspapers and magazines, it is also trying to win market...

Contact System Has Integrated Isolation Seals

September 23, 2010 8:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Bal Seal Engineering Inc., a global provider of custom-engineered sealing, connecting, and conducting solutions, has announced plans to launch the world’s first integrated seal and electrical contact system for active implantable devices.

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Coin Cell Batteries Feature Extended Battery Life Breakthroughs

September 23, 2010 8:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Contour Energy Systems Inc., an innovative portable power company commercializing next-generation battery systems, is releasing its first line of coin cell batteries with availability starting in the fourth quarter 2010.

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Record Attendance at Buzz on Biotechnology High School Open House

September 23, 2010 8:21 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

Record Attendance at Buzz on Biotechnology High School Open House Event held at IBB

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Sesame Street pulls Katy Perry from show

September 23, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Katy Perry's cleavage is fine for Russell Brand — not so for Elmo and Sesame Street.The children's show says it won't air a taped segment featuring the "California Gurls" singer and Elmo. The pop star — who is known for her risque outfits — wore a gold bustier top as she sang a version of her...

Technical Sessions Cover the Latest in Motor Control and Drive Solutions

September 23, 2010 7:37 am | Comments

Avnet Electronics announced the launch of a new On-Ramp Technical Session featuring motor control and drive solutions  featuring live presentations and demonstrations of motor types and control techniques.

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Genetic switch underlies noisy cell division

September 23, 2010 7:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Duke University) While scientists have spent the past 40 years describing the intricate series of events that occur when one mammalian cell divides into two, they still haven't agreed on how the process begins. Two seemingly contradictory theories may now be reconciled by a third theory...

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OCI Materials Introduces a new web site

September 23, 2010 6:22 am | Comments

OCI Materials Inc. announces the release of a new website www.dispensetips.com. The site differs from most web sites in a number of ways: www.dispensetips.com is two sites in one. It is an informational site designed to help customers learn about the technical aspects of dispensing and fluids.

Verizon CEO hints iPhone not coming soon

September 23, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Comments from Verizon Communications Inc. CEO Ivan Seidenberg leave little room for the possibility of a Verizon version of the iPhone in the near future.Speaking to an investor conference Thursday, Seidenberg said nothing about an iPhone for the company's current network, but said he hopes...

OECD ilibrary : New platform delivers intergrated access to OECD's knowledge base

September 23, 2010 3:23 am | by OECD | Comments

The OECD iLibrary, the new platform giving seamless and comprehensive access to statistical data, books, journals and working papers, is now available. It replaces SourceOECD and hosts all content equally so users can find - and cite - tables and databases as easily as articles or...

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Health : OECD says governments must fight fat

September 23, 2010 3:22 am | by OECD | Comments

Since the 1980s, obesity has spread at an alarming rate. Changes in food supply and eating habits, combined with a dramatic fall in physical activity, have made obesity a global epidemic. A new OECD report examines the current obesity epidemic, giving new comparative data, trends and...

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Thailand's bid for high-speed Internet stalled

September 22, 2010 11:20 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Thailand's bid to catch up with neighboring countries on advanced telecommunications technology has stalled after a court Thursday ruled to suspend a bidding process for 3G licenses....

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New launch MEMS gyro - 100th the weight, draws 1/10th the power and is 1/3rd the cost of current MEMS gyros

September 22, 2010 8:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Leading Japanese RC model helicopter equipment manufacturer Futaba® selects Silicon Sensing?s new PinPoint® gyro

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Meggitt Sensing Systems debuts Sensorex MEMS

September 22, 2010 8:22 pm | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Model SX43040 includes triaxial inertial measurement with integral digital compensation.

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