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Wide-Range Thermometer with Memory

June 21, 2010 1:19 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Control Company’s new Traceable® memory wide-range thermometer covers a temperature range of –328 to 2498°F.

Nomex Braided PTFE Hose Eliminates RFI Issues

June 21, 2010 12:40 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Parker PAGE International Hose offers a seamless convoluted PTFE hose with Nomex Braid, a flame resistant fabric with a texture that resembles nylon.

FDA: Pfizer Voluntarily Withdraws Cancer Treatment Mylotarg from U.S. Market

June 21, 2010 11:27 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

Pfizer Inc. today announced the voluntary withdrawal from the U.S. market of the drug Mylotarg (gemtuzumab ozogamicin) for patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a bone marrow cancer. The company took the action at the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration after results...


Marines To Use Autonomous Vehicles Built By Virginia Tech Engineering Students Using TORC Products

June 21, 2010 11:25 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Virginia Tech ) Four Ground Unmanned Support Surrogate vehicles headed to Hawaii are an outgrowth of university research to develop technology for DARPA competitions and the commercialization capabilities of a small business.

UCLA's James Liao Receives Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award From EPA

June 21, 2010 11:25 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( University of California - Los Angeles ) James C. Liao, Chancellor's Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the UCLA Engineering, has been awarded the 2010 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Liao, the first...

Verizon Wireless Considering Tiered Pricing

June 21, 2010 11:25 am | by InformationWeek | News | Comments

Following AT&T's change from an unlimited data plan to a tiered pricing model, Verizon Wireless is contemplating doing away with flat-rate data pricing.

U.S. Supreme Court Rules 7-1 in Favor of Farmers, Ban on Roundup Ready Alfalfa 'Cannot Stand'

June 21, 2010 10:27 am | by Monsanto | News | Comments

ST. LOUIS, June 21, 2010 / PRNewswire-FirstCall / -- In a 7-1 ruling today, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a lower court's order that has prohibited farmers from planting Roundup Ready alfalfa for the past three years.  

Innovation: Microsoft's Kinect isn't just for games

June 21, 2010 10:24 am | by New Scientist | News | Comments

Technology that leaves hands free will soon go beyond gaming, leading to applications that change the way we interact with the the world around us


Connecticut AG Investigating Google WiFi Incident

June 21, 2010 10:24 am | by InformationWeek | News | Comments

The inquiry into Google's Street View WiFi data gathering involves a significant number of states.

PA Glass Plant Closes after 105 Years, Town Devastated

June 21, 2010 8:24 am | News | Comments

Owens-Illinois' decision to close the plant is part of its plan to consolidate what the manufacturer believes to be inefficient North American plants and expand plants in "emerging markets," such as China, Thailand and Argentina.

Noise Reduction In Motor Boat Cockpits And Cabins Possible

June 21, 2010 8:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland ) Noisy cockpits and cabins have long been a challenge facing domestic manufacturers of motor boats. The noise level of motor boat interiors can be reduced; one of the most efficient ways of achieving this is the insulation of the engine by...

High-precision Drilling Robot, Amongst Novelties At Machine-Tool Biennial

June 21, 2010 8:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Elhuyar Fundazioa ) It is clear that the future of manufacturing and automation is sustained on two fundamental premises -- portable machinery and cooperative robotics -- according to the Machine-Tool Biennial, held recently at the BEC Trade Fair Centre in Bilbao.

Elsevier Announces The Winner Of The Ahmed Zewail Prize In Molecular Sciences

June 21, 2010 8:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Elsevier ) The editors of the leading international journal Chemical Physics Letters are pleased to announce that the third Ahmed Zewail Prize in Molecular Sciences has been awarded to Professor William H. Miller from the University of California, Berkeley, for his outstanding...

Elsevier Pilots PeerChoice In Chemical Physics Letters

June 21, 2010 8:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Elsevier ) Elsevier announced the launch of PeerChoice, a new pilot peer review program for Chemical Physics Letters where reviewers now have the freedom to choose which articles they would like to review. By choosing articles matching their expertise and interest, efficiency and...

Southern Co. Sets Stage for New Nuclear Reactors

June 21, 2010 8:18 am | News | Comments

Southern Co. announced Friday that it is accepting $8.3 billion in federal loan guarantees from the federal government, setting the stage for the construction of the first new nuclear reactors in the U.S. in a generation.


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