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Engineers, surgeons make biomaterial for wounds

June 1, 2010 12:22 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

A compound found in sunless tanning spray may help to heal wounds following surgery, according to a study by Cornell biomedical engineers and plastic surgeons at Weill Cornell Medical Center.

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Cisco spent $620,000 to lobby government in 2Q

June 1, 2010 11:32 am | Comments

Cisco Systems Inc., the world's largest maker of computer networking gear, spent $620,000 in the first quarter to lobby on patent reform, immigration reform and other issues, according to a recent disclosure form.That's double the $310,000 that Cisco spent in the year-ago period, and more than...

Woman sues Google over Utah walking directions

June 1, 2010 11:30 am | Comments

A pedestrian who says she was injured by a motorist while following an online walking route has filed a lawsuit claiming Google Inc. supplied unsafe directions.Lauren Rosenberg filed a lawsuit seeking more than $100,000 on Thursday in U.S. District Court in Utah. It also names a motorist she...

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Pedestrian sues Google over directions

June 1, 2010 10:32 am | Comments

A woman who says she relied on Google for walking directions that got her hit on a major roadway has filed a lawsuit against the Internet company claiming it supplied unsafe directions.Lauren Rosenberg filed the $100,000 lawsuit Thursday. It also names a motorist she says hit her.A Google...

Pedestrian sues Google over Utah directions

June 1, 2010 10:30 am | Comments

A woman who says she relied on Google for walking directions in Utah that got her hit on a major roadway has filed a lawsuit against the Internet company claiming it supplied unsafe directions.Lauren Rosenberg filed the $100,000 lawsuit Thursday in U.S. District Court in Utah. It also names a...

Recovery Act Funding Spurs Significant Cleanup Advances at Brookhaven National Laboratory

June 1, 2010 10:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

DOE Deputy Secretary Daniel Poneman has announced that the U.S. Department of Energy and BNL have reached a major milestone in the cleanup of the Brookhaven Graphite Research Reactor.

Hat-trick for University of Montreal scientists

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

(University of Montreal) The University of Montreal has excelled at the 2010 Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada Awards. Three University of Montreal researchers won major prizes, including the NSERC Gerhard Herzberg Canada Gold Medal for Science and Engineering,...

CA CEO compensation valued at $3.7M in fiscal 2010

June 1, 2010 8:30 am | Comments

William McCracken, the new CEO of information technology company CA Technologies, was awarded compensation valued at nearly $3.7 million in fiscal 2010, according to an Associated Press calculation.McCracken was hired as the company's CEO in January, replacing John Swainson, who retired....

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Hewlett-Packard to cut 9K jobs in services unit

June 1, 2010 7:30 am | Comments

Hewlett-Packard Co. said Tuesday it will lay off about 9,000 workers in the unit that provides technology services to other businesses as the company consolidates and automates its commercial data centers.The cuts will be made over about three years and amount to some 3 percent of HP's global...

Doping graphene

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

(American Physical Society) A dopant common in building conventional electronics looks promising for making components out of carbon sheets only one atom thick.

New Technique Detects Enzyme Implicated in Cancer, Atherosclerosis

June 1, 2010 7:22 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

A Georgia Tech research team has developed a new technique that reliably detects and quantifies an enzyme implicated in osteoporosis, arthritis, atherosclerosis, cancer metastasis and other disease processes.

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Actuator Provides Haptic Feedback for Touchscreens

June 1, 2010 6:59 am | Comments

AMI’s Reflex technology solves a common deficiency – the disappearance of the sensation of touching – that has resulted from the emergence of touch screens in consumer electronic devices.

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More partnerships in China

June 1, 2010 6:25 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Nanyang Technological University) Singapore's first eco-friendly bus developed by NTU and China's Tsinghua University is ready and will make its appearance during the Youth Olympics Games in August and will be used to transport athletes and officials around the Youth Olympics Village at...

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4G wireless: It's fast, but outstripped by hype

June 1, 2010 4:56 am | Comments

Cell phone companies are about to barrage consumers with advertising for the next advance in wireless network technology: "4G" access. The companies are promising faster speeds and the thrill of being the first on the block to use a new acronym.

Hewlett-Packard to cut 9K jobs; see $1B in charges

June 1, 2010 4:30 am | Comments

Hewlett-Packard says it will cut about 9,000 jobs and take $1 billion in charges over several years as it creates fully automated commercial data centers.The Palo Alto, Calif. technology company says it will invest $1 billion in its enterprise services unit, over a multiyear period. The company...

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