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Air Force rebuts gov't auditor concerns about GPS

September 24, 2010 3:20 pm | Comments

A government report raising questions about the future reliability of the Global Positioning System satellite network is "overly pessimistic," Air Force commanders said Friday....

XP Power Releases Green Mode Chassis Mount Industrial Power Supplies

September 24, 2010 1:23 pm | by | Comments

XP Power plc announced the VCS series of chassis mount single output ac-dc power supplies aimed at cost sensitive industrial applications. Extending the line-up of XP Power’s V-Brand range of low cost power supplies,...

ONR rolls out combat and tactical vehicle fleet at Modern Day Marine Expo

September 24, 2010 12:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

(Office of Naval Research) With several advanced warfare vehicles and a lineup of exciting technologies, the Office of Naval Research will showcase its latest expeditionary equipment at the 2010 Modern Day Marine Exposition scheduled Sept. 28-30 at Quantico Marine Corps Base, Quantico, Va.


IBM Breakthrough Captures High Speed Measurements of Individual Atoms

September 24, 2010 12:22 pm | by IBM | Comments

Highlights ? IBM scientists have measured how long information can stay in an individual atom ? IBM breakthrough enables ability to actually record, study and visualize the magnetism of individual atoms at staggering speeds – one million times faster than previously possible ? Could be...

Electric Dental Handpieces and Electric Oral Bone-cutting Handpieces: Safety Investigation of Patient Burns

September 24, 2010 12:21 pm | by FDA MedWatch | Comments

Device overheating may result in serious 1st to 3rd degree patient burns.


IBM Accelerates Smart Grid Adoption; Helps Utilities Modernize Communications Networks

September 24, 2010 12:21 pm | by | Comments

IBM announced that it will help utilities modernize the underlying communications networks that enable them to deliver energy resources. By providing complete consulting, design and implementation services with network technology from industry partners, IBM...


Green Plug Appoints Paul Panepinto VP Ecosystem Development

September 24, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

Green Plugannounced the appointment of Paul Panepinto to the newly created position of VP Ecosystem Development. Panepinto will oversee Green Plug’s ongoing involvement in industry-wide efforts to standardize dc power adapters so they...


NSF Funds Development of Hydrogen-Powered, Solar-Inspired Nano-Battery

September 24, 2010 12:20 pm | by | Comments

Eduard Karpov, University of Illinois at Chicago assistant professor of civil and materials engineering, has received a three-year, $217,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a new battery he is calling a...


Disposable Cables for Minimally Invasive Surgery

September 24, 2010 11:24 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

Quabbin Wire & Cable Co. Inc. produces a variety of electronic cables for medical, robotic, and high-speed data transmission applications.


Funky QFN Land Patterns

September 24, 2010 11:21 am | by Screaming Circuits | Comments

I've described the optimal way to create your land and solder paste layer for QFNs a couple of times before. But that was for a standard square QFN or rectangular DFN. What happens if you look at the bottom of...

General Dynamics receives $35M US Army contract

September 24, 2010 11:05 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

General Dynamics Corp. said Friday it received a $35 million contract to produce gun barrel conversion kits for the U.S. Army.The M2A1 quick-change barrel conversion kits contain parts used to modify the M2's heavy barrel machine gun to a different configuration. The company said the conversion...

Worm Gear Replacement Operates at 90% Efficiency

September 24, 2010 9:23 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

The Grove Gear IronMan E Series gear reducer operates at 90% efficiency to maximize system effectiveness. The product has a compact housing design that offers a direct replacement to traditional worm gear reducers.


Load Cell Designed to be Hermetically Encapsulated

September 24, 2010 9:22 am | by Medical Design Technology | Comments

HBM Inc. provides state-of-the-art transducers, strain gages, load cells, amplifiers, and assemblies for use in medical devices, dynamic weighing, and scale applications.


Mimicking nature, water-based 'artificial leaf' produces electricity

September 24, 2010 9:22 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

(North Carolina State University) A team led by a North Carolina State University researcher has shown that water-gel-based solar devices -- "artificial leaves" -- can act like solar cells to produce electricity. The findings prove the concept for making solar cells that more closely...

Scientists Recreate Extreme Conditions Deep in Earth’s Interior

September 24, 2010 8:20 am | by Yale UniversityYale University | Comments

Scientists have wondered for some time why certain seismic waves travel more quickly through the core-mantle boundary, a thin layer of the Earth's interior that lies between about 1675 and 1800 miles below the surface. Now a new study by Yale University and the University of California,...


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