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Merrill Debates Smith And Cuesters' Notion On Ontological Realism In New Issue Of Applied Ontology

July 15, 2010 8:25 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( IOS Press ) Given its relevance for the field of ontology engineering, the paper Ontological realism: Methodology or misdirection?, an analysis of the implications of Ontological Realism from the applied ontology, has been made freely available online.

Designing Touch-sensitive Virtual Reality Tools To Train And Test Tomorrow's Surgeons

July 15, 2010 8:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ) Minimally invasive surgery is increasingly common and effective for operating inside the human abdomen. In these laparoscopic procedures, which use slender, handheld tools inserted into the body of the patient, the skill of the surgeon is the most...

A New Molecular Technique Detects Anisakis In All Fish

July 15, 2010 8:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology ) A new method enables anisakids to be detected in any fish product, from a whole fish, fresh or frozen, to tinned fish and surimi. Developed by Spanish scientists, the system is based on molecular techniques and overcomes the...


Researchers Cut Years From Drug Development With Nanoscopic Bead Technology

July 15, 2010 8:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Wake Forest University ) New research accepted by the Journal of Molecular Recognition confirms that a revolutionary technology developed at Wake Forest University will slash years off the time it takes to develop drugs -- bringing vital new treatments to patients much more quickly.

How Does T-Mobile's Samsung Vibrant Measure Up?

July 15, 2010 7:23 am | by InformationWeek | News | Comments

The Samsung Galaxy S Vibrant is on sale at T-Mobile stores starting Thursday, July 15. What sets the Vibrant apart from other Android handsets?

Wholesale Prices Drop In June

July 15, 2010 6:26 am | by | News | Comments

Labor Department reported Thursday that wholesale prices dropped 0.5 percent last month, following declines of 0.1 percent in April and 0.3 percent in May.

New Claims For Jobless Benefits Fall Sharply

July 15, 2010 6:26 am | by | News | Comments

Labor Department said Thursday that new claims dropped by 29,000 to 429,000, the lowest level since August 2008.

BP To Test Cap 'Soon'

July 15, 2010 6:25 am | by | News | Comments

After fixing a leak on a cap designed to plug up the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, BP engineers readied Thursday to see if the new top is enough to contain the gusher.


Apple To Discuss iPhone Troubles

July 15, 2010 6:25 am | by | News | Comments

Company said it will hold a press conference on Friday to discuss the latest iPhone model, which has been beset by complaints about its antenna.

Report: Manufacturing Activity Drops In June

July 15, 2010 6:25 am | by | News | Comments

Federal Reserve says industrial production edged up 0.1 percent, but manufacturing activity...

BP's New Containment Cap Leaking

July 15, 2010 5:52 am | Videos | Comments

Physics professor Michio Kaku says that a leak in the containment cap may not be problematic — a worse scenario is new leaks appearing in the pipeline when the containment cap is pressurized.


BP Says Testing Process On Cap Should Begin 'Soon'

July 15, 2010 5:25 am | by HARRY R. WEBER & TOM BREEN, Associated Press Writers | News | Comments

BP says it hopes to restart the testing process on the cap it's put on top of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill now that a leak in the machinery has been fixed.

Auto Parts Manufacturer and Distributor Turns to Epicor for Increased Efficiency and Inventory Management

July 15, 2010 5:13 am | by The Associated Press | News | 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 Codan Rubber Mexico has selected the Epicor 9 next-generation enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution. The...

BP Buys Biofuels Business from Verenium

July 15, 2010 5:13 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Oil company BP says it will buy a biofuels business in California from Verenium Corp. for $98.3 million.

Fish can be picky or gung-ho eaters

July 15, 2010 3:24 am | by Natural Environment Research Council | News | Comments

We all know how fussy kids can be about their food, but now new research suggests they're not the only ones. When they come across a completely new type of food, some sticklebacks are extremely reluctant to include it in their diets, while others are a lot more gung-ho in their approach,...


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