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A new spin on drug delivery

July 9, 2010 7:21 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Virginia Tech) Chang Lu and his chemical engineering research group at Virginia Tech have discovered how to "greatly enhance" the delivery of DNA payloads into cells. The description of their work will be featured on the cover of Lab on a Chip, the premier journal for researchers in...

Former student Scott receives Lifetime Achievement Award

July 9, 2010 7:21 am | by Texas A&M University | Comments

John A. Scott '73, former student of the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering and president of Applied Systems Technology and Transfer Inc., is the recipient of a 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Texas Council of Industrial Engineering Academic Department Heads. This...

Survival training for astronauts

July 9, 2010 7:21 am | Comments

At the end of June, ESA’s six astronaut candidates were thrown out of a helicopter, left to drift at sea and abandoned under the hot Mediterranean sun – but luckily they were well-trained and under supervision. Astronauts have to be prepared for almost everything in space, but also anything on the ground.

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The entire spectrum of automobile electronics at electronica 2010

July 9, 2010 7:05 am | Comments

Energy efficiency and environmental compatibility are two of the most important challenges facing the automobile industry. Automobile electronics can provide numerous solutions for future automobiles and is also therefore one of the fastest growing markets in the automotive sector.

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Electronica 2010 – electronics industry shows its future capability

July 9, 2010 7:02 am | Comments

Energy efficiency, environmental compatibility, cost reduction and flexibility are just some of the challenges facing the electronics industry today. At electronica 2010, the global electronics industry will demonstrate how it will rise to these challenges in the following months and years.

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TeleCommunication Sys order worth as much as $10M

July 9, 2010 6:05 am | Comments

TeleCommunication Systems received an order from the U.S. Army that could potentially reach $10 million.The company has been paid $1.7 million, and may be called upon to supply $9.8 million to provide support equipment and maintenance of internet routers and systems that provide multimedia...

Patent holder sues smart phone makers

July 9, 2010 5:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

The patent-holding company that won a settlement of more than $600 million from the maker of the BlackBerry is suing six other makers of phones and phone software.Apple Inc., Google Inc., Microsoft Corp., HTC Corp., LG Electronics Inc. and Motorola Inc. are targets of the lawsuits. The patent...

Statistics : Composite leading indicators point to continued but slower expansion

July 9, 2010 4:24 am | by OECD | Comments

OECD composite leading indicators (CLIs) for May 2010 continue to point to an expansion but with stronger signals of a slowing pace of growth than in last month's assessment. The CLI for the OECD area increased by 0.1 point in May 2010, the 10th consecutive monthly deceleration.

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Google says Beijing renews China license

July 9, 2010 4:06 am | by CARA ANNA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | Comments

Google on Friday said Beijing has renewed the license it needs to continue operating a website in China, securing the search giant's foothold in the world's biggest Internet market despite tensions over censorship.The renewal of the license to provide Internet content was in doubt due to the...

Yahoo farms out for-sale home listings to Zillow

July 8, 2010 8:06 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Yahoo Inc. is turning over its listings of homes for sale and other local real estate advertising to an online specialist in the field, Zillow.com.The alliance announced Friday calls for Zillow.com to oversee a network that will place the home listings and ads from local real estate brokers on...

Google expects regulatory OK in China, for now

July 8, 2010 6:06 pm | by ANDREW VANACORE - AP Business Reporter - Associated Press | Comments

Google CEO Eric Schmidt says he expects Beijing to renew the license the company needs to continue operating its search engine in China.The renewal had been in doubt due to the tense relations between Google and Chinese authorities over censorship of Google search results.Last week, Google...

Study reveals state of HIV/AIDS in Middle East, North Africa

July 8, 2010 2:22 pm | by Cornell University | Comments

A new study led by Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar researcher Laith Abu-Raddad was the foundation for a report on HIV/AIDS in the Middle East and North Africa presented June 28 in Dubai.

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Que She Herbal Supplement: Undeclared Drug Ingredients

July 8, 2010 12:20 pm | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Herbal product, sold as weight loss supplement, contains unlisted active pharmaceutical ingredients. Risk of serious side effects, especially in those with heart conditions.

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IBM to get nearly $8M tax rebate for 600 NC jobs

July 8, 2010 12:06 pm | by EMERY P. DALESIO - AP Business Writer - Associated Press | Comments

An IBM Corp. subsidiary will hire 600 workers over the next two years and could get a tax rebate of up to $7.8 million while paying wages below the local average.IBM Lender Business Process Services Inc. will open a service center in Research Triangle Park, Gov. Beverly Perdue's office said...

Exadata Product Overview -- Financial Analyst Webcast

July 8, 2010 12:05 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) will host an "Executive Access for Investors" educational webcast with corresponding slides on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, beginning at 9:30 a.m. (PT).Please join Andy Mendelsohn, Senior Vice President, Database Server and Technologies, as he provides a product overview of...

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