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Testing Predictions In Electrochemical Nanosystems

June 7, 2010 8:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Technische Universitaet Muenchen ) Physicists at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen are gearing up for experimental tests of findings they arrived at through theoretical considerations: that electrochemical reactions take place more rapidly on isolated, nanometer-scale electrodes...

ASCO Data Show Serum DNA Blood Tests Detect Cancers With High Sensitivity And Specificity

June 7, 2010 8:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( BioCom Partners ) Chronix Biomedical's study of 575 individuals at ASCO shows its serum DNA blood tests can accurately detect early stage breast cancer and prostate cancer. Chronix's technology identifies disease-specific genetic fingerprints based on circulating DNA fragments...

Baby Bubbler A Breath Of Fresh Air

June 7, 2010 8:23 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Rice University ) A team of Rice University seniors developed a device that could save babies' lives. The Baby Bubbler -- or in its more technical guise, the Continuous Positive Airway Pressure device -- helps children with acute respiratory infections breathe naturally as they recover.


Good News is No News

June 7, 2010 7:00 am | Blogs | Comments

Whenever a major food safety disaster occurs, the industry grumbling begins: "How come you don’t hear about the facilities that are doing things right?" Well, because, “This system functioned as designed, thus nothing newsworthy happened,” is not news.


Hershey Workers Approve Job Cuts

June 7, 2010 6:49 am | by MARC LEVY, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

The overwhelming approval showed that some workers slated to lose their jobs still voted yes because it would save someone else's job.

Plastics Manufacturer Outgrows GA Plant

June 7, 2010 6:42 am | News | Comments

Schutz Containers Systems will start building a nearly 600,000-square-foot facility in a few months, bringing up to 300 jobs to Georgia within five years.

Containment Cap Collecting Substantial Amount of Oil

June 7, 2010 6:36 am | by HOLBROOK MOHR & JOHN FLESHER, Associated Press Writers | News | Comments

BP chief executive Tony Hayward said that over the last 24 hours, the cap placed on the gusher near the sea floor trapped about 420,000 gallons of oil.

Panel Recommends Continued use of Oil Dispersant

June 7, 2010 6:30 am | by NOAKI SCHWARTZ, Associated Press Writer | News | Comments

A federal panel of about 50 experts is recommending the continued use of chemical dispersants to break up the oil gushing in the Gulf of Mexico, despite its harm to plankton, larvae and fish.


Biodiesel Plant Fined for Safety Violations after Explosion

June 7, 2010 6:03 am | News | Comments

Imperium Grays Harbor was fined $11,700 for 11 serious violations, defined as those with potential to cause death or serious injury, after a 10,000-gallon glycerin tank exploded last December.

Seven Convicted over Bhopal Gas Tragedy

June 7, 2010 5:49 am | News | Comments

An Indian court convicted seven former senior employees of Union Carbide's Indian subsidiary of "death by negligence" for their roles in the Bhopal gas tragedy that left an estimated 15,000 people dead.

The Rebirth of Manufacturing

June 4, 2010 12:51 pm | Articles | Comments

Manufacturers need the right initiatives combined with vast support from local and state governments, industry organizations, and educational institutions in order to maintain a safe level of sustainability.

Monitor & Download Data Wirelessly

June 4, 2010 12:28 pm | Product Releases | Comments

TandD Corporation's RTR-500 data logging system provides the ability to monitor and download data without the need to physically retrieve the loggers.


Next-Gen Mass Spectrometer for Gas Analysis

June 4, 2010 11:37 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Thermo Scientific Prima PRO offers complete, precise and fast gas composition analysis with lower maintenance requirements than gas chromatography systems.

Wireless Meter Scanner & Controller

June 4, 2010 10:59 am | Product Releases | Comments

Omega’s new wi-8 series of wireless monitoring and control systems can monitor up to 8 wireless sensors.


Thin Film Thickness Measurements

June 4, 2010 10:53 am | Product Releases | Comments

CRAIC Technologies' 20/20 Film™ microspectrophotometer is designed to measure the thickness of thin films rapidly and non-destructively.


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