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Study: Adding UV light helps form "Missing G" of RNA building blocks

June 14, 2010 8:23 am | by Georgia Institute of Technology | Comments

For scientists attempting to understand how the building blocks of RNA originated on Earth, guanine has proven to be a particular challenge. By adding UV light to a model prebiotic reaction, researchers have discovered a way to form guanine.

DOD contractor ManTech expects 300 new Md. jobs

June 14, 2010 8:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Defense contractor ManTech International Corp. says it expects to create 300 to 500 technology jobs near Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland within three years.The Fairfax, Va.-based company celebrated the groundbreaking Monday for a building in Belcamp that will house the workers. It is...

DECT ULP Offers Solution for Wireless Sensor Networks

June 14, 2010 6:58 am | Comments

With the recent development of the Digital Enhanced Cordless Telephone (DECT)  ultra-low-power (ULP) operating mode, DECT is now opening up a new market for battery-powered wireless sensor / actuator networks. 


Brings Fortune 100 Company Disciplines Coupled With Emerging Growth Company Entrepreneurism

June 14, 2010 6:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

(FRANKFURT: T3R)(WKN: A0N9Y0) ( ( ) Caleco Pharma Corp. (the "Company" or "Caleco"), is a diversified healthcare company with biopharmaceutical and consumer health products development programs. The company identifies and develops products...

20-20 Technologies profit slips in second quarter to $273,000 as revenues grow

June 14, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Interior design software developer 20-20 Technologies Inc. (TSX:TWT) says second quarter profits slipped to $273,000 from $621,000 a year earlier, as revenues grew 13.2 per cent to $17.2 million.

FIS will acquire software maker Compliance Coach

June 14, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Fidelity National Information Services Inc. is acquiring software company Compliance Coach Inc., Fidelity said Monday.Financial terms were undisclosed.Fidelity National Information Services, known as FIS, provides banking and payment technology to financial institutions and government...

New MiniRemote(TM) and MiniChuk(TM) Put Big Game Play in a Smaller Package

June 14, 2010 6:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

E3 EXPO, Booth 5312 -- POWER A, the retail consumer products brand of Bensussen Deutsch & Associates, Inc. (BDA), today announced the launch of its Pro Pack Mini, a MiniRemote and MiniChuk, for Wii. The first of its kind, the Pro Pack Mini offers the same functionality as the Nintendo Wii Remote...

Economy: G20 keeps investment flows open, but continued vigilance needed, say OECD, UNCTAD

June 14, 2010 5:26 am | by OECD | Comments

The OECD and UNCTAD have commended G20 countries for avoiding new protectionist barriers to inward investment, while warning that continued vigilance is needed in the face of emergency measures to address the economic crisis that still pose a threat to competition and international investment.


EIBand European Commission to explore EU climate finance initiative

June 14, 2010 5:23 am | by European Commission | Comments

European Climate Action Commissioner Connie Hedegaard and European Investment Bank (EIB) President Philippe Maystadt agreed on Monday to explore a joint climate finance initiative for developing countries as part of the European Union commitment made at the UN climate conference in...

Scientists Create Nano-Patterned Superconducting Thin Films

June 14, 2010 5:22 am | by Brookhaven National Laboratory | Comments

Thin films patterned with superconducting nanowires and loops with variable resistance could be useful for new electronic devices.

Reinventing the Wheel -- Naturally

June 14, 2010 5:22 am | by Duke University | Comments

Humans did not invent the wheel. Nature did.

Main Supplier of Foam Mattresses to IKEA Implements Epicor ERP

June 14, 2010 5:06 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Epicor Software Corporation (NASDAQ: EPIC), a leading provider of enterprise business software solutions for the midmarket and divisions of Global 1000 companies, today announced that Dendro Poland ( , a leading manufacturer of foam mattresses and a...

NTT bids $199 million for Intelligroup

June 14, 2010 4:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Information technology company NTT Data Corp. said Monday it will buy Intelligroup for $199 million in cash.The offer from the Japanese company, for $4.65 per share, represents a 27.7 percent premium over Intelligroup's closing price on Friday.Any shares remaining for Intelligroup Inc., based...


Space applications: a market for the taking

June 14, 2010 2:23 am | by European Commission | Comments

The European Commission's Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) Applications Action Plan adopted today aims to place European industry in pole position to take full advantage of the global downstream market worth about €100 billion in particular by using its own satellite navigation...

Criminal clues at your fingertips

June 14, 2010 1:23 am | by European Commission | Comments

A fingermark left at a crime scene may now provide investigators with details about a suspect's medications, their diet and even their lifestyle. Thanks to a new technique developed by scientists from Sheffield Hallam University in the UK, the ability to catch a criminal just got a whole lot easier.



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