The Bakoulev Scientific Center for Cardiovascular Surgery (BSCCS) in Moscow performed Russia’s first implant of the SynCardia temporary CardioWest Total Artificial Heart. The patient, a 60-year-old female suffering from biventricular heart failure, is the world’s 850th recipient of the Total Artificial Heart.
Apple CEO Steve Jobs says the company's iPhone and iPad will soon be able to run more than one program at a time. It's a feature that owners of the popular iPhone have long sought and that phones from Apple's rivals already offer.The news of such "multitasking" was greeted with applause at an...
ESA PR 07-2010. Europe's first mission dedicated to studying the Earth’s ice was launched today from Kazakhstan. From its polar orbit, CryoSat-2 will send back data leading to new insights into how ice is responding to climate change and the role it plays in our 'Earth system'.
South African fossils could be new hominid species The fossils of a female adult and a juvenile male – perhaps mother and son – are just under two million years old. They were uncovered in cave deposits at Malapa not far from Johannesburg. Researchers tell the journal Science...
Stanley Inc. said Thursday it received a seven-year, $160 million contract to handle mail management services for the U.S. Department of Justice.Stanley, which provides information technology systems to the U.S. government, said the contract also includes warehousing and related support...
Matrikon Inc. said Thursday it booked record profits in the second quarter as revenue climbed 16 per cent.The provider of software and other technologies to industry said it earned $2.8 million or nine cents a share in the three months ended Feb. 28. That's up from $2 million or six cents a...
FCC members are regrouping on broadband strategy after a court threw out their earlier effort to police broadband traffic. Internet providers said no action at all would be best.
Advanced Infrared offers Thermal Infrared Imaging for home energy audits, flat roofs, equine, Electrical, mechanical and block wall in Colorado.
DisplaySearch Upgrades 3D-Capable TV Shipment Forecast to 2.5M Units in 2010, Growing to 27M in 2013April 8, 2010 6:26 am | by General Electric | Comments
With the first round of 3D-capable TVs now reaching retail floors and plans for the top TV manufacturers to bring more products to market soon, DisplaySearch has increased its 2010 forecast for 3D-capable TV shipments.
(University of Oregon) When students enter college, they either have it or they don't. And which side of the digital divide they fall on may well shape their identities and what route they take into careers.
Nguyen Thanh Thuy, playing the Dan Tranh, and Ngo Tra My, playing the Dan Bau, are two prize-winning musicians from Vietnam who will give a recital at Brookhaven Lab on Wednesday, April 28, at noon in Berkner Hall.
Poland recorded a strong relative performance in 2009 given the global downturn. The survey looks at how to ensure balanced growth going forward, strengthen public finances, prepare for euro adoption and make the most of globalisation.
Nokia launched its free music-downloading service in China, the company's latest move in the increasingly competitive smartphone market.
Vodafone Essar, the Indian unit of the U.K.'s Vodafone Group, said it has crossed the 100 million subscribers mark in the country.