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Next from Irrational Games: 'BioShock: Infinite'

August 12, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The game studio behind the original "BioShock" is coming out with another follow-up to the award-winning, wildly popular 2007 horror shooter — but not until 2012.While Irrational Games' original "BioShock" was set in an underwater metropolis called Rapture, "BioShock: Infinite" takes place in...

Gearhead Provides Longer Life and Higher Performance

August 12, 2010 10:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Bodine Electric Company introduces its new WX gearhead in conjunction with its upgraded 34B-frame brushless DC motor. The WX is a new high-torque gearhead built to provide longer life and higher performance than similar gearmotors in the same size range.

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12 Bit Absolute Encoder is Compact

August 12, 2010 10:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

CUI has added a new absolute encoder to its high resolution, low-cost AMT modular encoder line. The AMT203 outputs 12 bits of absolute position information in a very small (1.35”x1.13”x 0.45”) modular package.

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Rack Cases Provide Easy Handling

August 12, 2010 10:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

METCASE, the metal enclosures division of OKW, has introduced the ‘METTEC’ 19” rack cases. These versatile enclosures feature an attractive front bezel which incorporates unique ‘comfort handles’ for easy handling.

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Implantable silk metamaterials could advance biomedicine, biosensing

August 12, 2010 10:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Tufts University) Researchers have fabricated and characterized the first large-area metamaterial structures patterned on implantable, bio-compatible silk substrates. The antenna-like devices can monitor the "fingerprints" of chemical and biological agents and might be implanted to...

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Custom Lead Frames Simplify Termination and Assembly

August 12, 2010 8:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Custom Lead frames can be manufactured from virtually all metals and alloys, such as medical-grade alloys, titanium, platinum, stainless steels, and copper alloys.

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Heat Sink Screw Dissipates up to 16 Watt

August 12, 2010 8:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The HS-SG-6002 heat sink screw is designed for 31 x 31 mm to 42.5 x 42.5-mm package size and dissipates up to 16 watt with additional fan mounted on the top.

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LED Custom Solutions Ideal for Surgical Lighting

August 12, 2010 8:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Combining Molex’s LED and printed circuit assembly design and manufacturing expertise, these dependable and efficient custom-lighting solutions work seamlessly for LED subassemblies across several industries.

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Desk Stations Developed for Ergonomic Handheld Enclosures

August 12, 2010 8:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The desk stations are available in three versions to suit case sizes M, L, and XL, and are molded in off-white or black ABS. A contoured aperture is provided in the top for inserting the case, and knockouts on the underside cater for the data/power cable.

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Etika wins TRFA Excellence in Thermoset Polymer Research Award

August 12, 2010 8:21 am | by Texas A&M University | Comments

Krishna C. Etika was recently named the winner of the Thermoset Resin Formulators Association’s (TRFA) first Excellence in Thermoset Polymer Research Award. Etika, a doctoral candidate in the materials science and engineering program, was honored for his paper, “Utilization of Clay-Carbon...

Broadridge Financial reports drop in 4Q earnings

August 12, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Technology outsourcing company Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. reported a 10 percent drop in quarterly net income Thursday, hurt by results from a discontinued securities clearing business.But the company said earnings from continuing operations edged higher on a 5 percent increase in...

Open software platform helps to save energy

August 12, 2010 7:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft) Starting 2011, energy suppliers will be obligated to offer variable power prices. A new energy management software platform will enable customers in future to opt for flexible electricity rates, so that they can purchase power at times when it is available more...

Brookhaven Lab Physicist William Sampson Receives IEEE Award for Applied Superconductivity Research

August 12, 2010 7:20 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Brookhaven Lab physicist William Sampson received the IEEE Award for Applied Superconductivity Research

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Dell shareholders reject union proposals

August 12, 2010 7:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Dell Inc. shareholders voted Thursday to reject a union proposal that shareholders be given an "advisory" vote on pay for Dell executives, and re-elected CEO Michael Dell to the board.The executive compensation proposal was put forward by the AFL-CIO Reserve Fund. Several other companies have...

Wireless tire pressure monitoring systems in cars may compromise privacy, pose security threat

August 12, 2010 6:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Rutgers University) New wireless technologies in cars may compromise a driver's privacy and pose a security threat, warn researchers at Rutgers University. Modern automobiles are increasingly equipped with wireless sensors and devices, such as systems that monitor air pressure inside...

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