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Gene Therapy A Step Closer To Mass Production

June 24, 2010 1:24 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( EUREKA ) Researchers in Latvia and Finland have synthesized and studied a range of organic compounds able to carry genetic material into individual cells where it can remedy the diseases caused by defective genes. Still under development, these compounds are much more readily...

Researchers At UH Work To Prevent Neurological Diseases

June 24, 2010 1:24 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( University of Houston ) Many diseases of brain function, such as epilepsy and schizophrenia, are caused by problems in how neurons communicate with each other. University of Houston researchers are analyzing these commands and connections in an attempt to prevent those diseases....

Unintended Acceleration Study, First Committee Meeting June 30 And July 1

June 24, 2010 1:24 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( National Academy of Sciences ) The National Research Council's Committee on Electronic Vehicle Controls and Unintended Acceleration will hold its first meeting to gather information for a review of past and current industry and government efforts to identify possible sources of...


Vertical Laminar Flow Cabinets

June 24, 2010 1:05 pm | Product Releases | Comments

The Purair vertical laminar flow cabinets feature a ULPA filter mounted above the work surface, providing a larger work space.


Jobless Aid Measure Likely To Die In Senate

June 24, 2010 12:28 pm | by | News | Comments

Republicans?appear likely to kill legislation to provide continued unemployment checks to millions of people and provide...

Industry's Largest OEMs Cooperate to Create imX, an Immersive, Interactive, Experiential Event Designed to Revitalize U.S. Manufacturing

June 24, 2010 12:27 pm | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | News | Comments

SCHAUMBURG, Ill., June 24, 2010 — The biggest names in the industry are working together to create a new type of event designed to revitalize U.S. manufacturing. Scheduled for Sept. 12-14, 2011, in Las Vegas, the Interactive Manufacturing Experience (imX) will combine the best features of...

Honeywell Wins $27 Million Contract To Develop New Technologies To Reduce Fuel Burn And Emissions From Jet Engines

June 24, 2010 11:28 am | by Honeywell International | News | Comments

Agreement Includes Testing of Bio-Based Renewable Fuels PHOENIX, June 24, 2010 -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has been awarded a contract by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to develop mature technology for Fuel Burn Reduction and test aviation biofuels for use...

Italy plans solar incentives cuts of 18 pct in 2011

June 24, 2010 10:29 am | by Reuters | News | Comments

MILAN (Reuters) - The Italian government plans to cut incentives for solar power producers by an average of 18 percent in 2011, an official said on Thursday, in a cut below market expectations.


NASA Pinpoints Quake Induced Changes To Earth

June 24, 2010 10:29 am | by InformationWeek | News | Comments

Radar images show that an April earthquake near the Mexico-California border caused the Earth's surface to move 31 inches downward and to the south.

Telehealth Device Improves Patient Compliance

June 24, 2010 10:24 am | by InformationWeek | News | Comments

Use of a wireless reminder instrument led to a 27% higher rate of patients taking their medications on time.

EU mulls 12 years more state aid for coal: draft

June 24, 2010 9:28 am | by Reuters | News | Comments

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union is considering 12 more years of state aid for coal, a draft European Commission document showed, even as the Group of 20 prepared to discuss phasing out fossil fuel subsidies this weekend.

Whales face new threats deadlier than whaling

June 24, 2010 9:28 am | by Reuters | News | Comments

AGADIR, Morocco (Reuters) - More whales are being killed by chemical and noise pollution, entanglement in nets, climate change or collisions with ships than by whaling itself, delegates to the world's main whaling body said this week.

Judge denies stay on drill ban ruling

June 24, 2010 9:28 am | by Reuters | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. judge refused on Thursday to put on hold his decision blocking the federal government from enforcing its six-month ban on deepwater oil drilling after the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

Obama admin loses bid to keep oil drilling ban

June 24, 2010 9:28 am | by Reuters | News | Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration suffered a setback on Thursday in its efforts to keep its six-month ban on new deepwater drilling after the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

Hot electrons could double solar cell efficiency

June 24, 2010 9:26 am | by New Scientist | News | Comments

Quantum dots could boost the amount of electricity produced by silicon solar cells, by harnessing the energy from hot electrons


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