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Kimball International 3Q Profit Rises 54 Percent

May 6, 2010 12:25 pm | by | News | Comments

Electronics and furniture maker's profit climbed to $6.3 million, compared with $4.1 million a year earlier.

Nokia Aims To Catch Up With Rivals

May 6, 2010 12:25 pm | by | News | Comments

World?s top cell phone maker will launch new smart phones to ?help close the gap? with competitors that have overtaken Nokia in the market...

Solar stocks fall after Germany votes on cuts

May 6, 2010 12:24 pm | by Reuters | News | Comments

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S.-listed shares of solar companies dropped by as much as 15 percent on Thursday, the day Germany's Bundestag lower house of parliament approved cuts for solar power incentives to take effect from July.


Germany approves solar power incentive cuts

May 6, 2010 11:25 am | by Reuters | News | Comments

BERLIN (Reuters) - Germany's Bundestag lower house of parliament approved on Thursday controversial cuts for solar power incentives to take effect from July.

Eastman Stockholders Reelect Board Members

May 6, 2010 10:25 am | by Eastman | News | Comments

Eastman Chemical Company stockholders reelected directors Gary E. Anderson, Renée J. Hornbaker and Thomas H. McLain to three-year terms at the company's annual meeting. Stockholders also ratified the appointment of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as independent auditors for Eastman for 2010.

Eastman Board Declares Dividend

May 6, 2010 10:25 am | by Eastman | News | Comments

KINGSPORT, Tenn., May 6, 2010 – The board of directors of Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.44 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable July 1, 2010, to stockholders of record as of June 14, 2010.

Researchers Create Software For Robot To Improve Rescue Missions

May 6, 2010 10:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( University of Missouri-Columbia ) In disaster emergencies, such as the recent West Virginia mine explosion or the earthquake in Haiti, it is often unsafe for responders to enter the scene, prolonging the rescue of potential survivors. Now, University of Missouri researchers have...

Virginia Tech Mathematician Wins International Award

May 6, 2010 10:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Virginia Tech ) John A. Burns will receive the W. T. and Idelia Reid Prize in Mathematics from the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics. The prize recognizes outstanding research in the broadly defined areas of differential equations and control theory. Burns is currently...


A 'fat Forward' Research Tool

May 6, 2010 10:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( American Friends of Tel Aviv University ) A new software-based tool from Tel Aviv University's Prof. Amit Gefen fits onto a microscope like a pair of goggles, allowing a scientist to measure a broad number of physical parameters in the Petri dish while investigating fat cells. They...

Peptides May Hold 'missing Link' To Life

May 6, 2010 10:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Emory University ) Emory University scientists have discovered that simple peptides can organize into bi-layer membranes. The finding suggests a "missing link" between the pre-biotic Earth's chemical inventory and the organizational scaffolding essential to life.

Story Tips From The Department Of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory May 2010

May 6, 2010 10:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( DOE/Oak Ridge National Laboratory ) In combat situations, communication is critical, and a system being developed would put US forces in command. Catching violators while keeping safe truckers on schedule is the focus of a program and system recently installed at weigh stations in...

Low-Speed Stirrer & High-Speed Disperser

May 6, 2010 10:18 am | Product Releases | Comments

The Sanitary PowerMix model PD-100 from Ross c ombines a low-speed planetary stirrer with a conventional high-speed disperser.

Auto Industry Backs U.S. ?Black Box,? Brake Bill

May 6, 2010 7:25 am | by | News | Comments

Trade group representing Detroit automakers and Toyota plans to pledge support for...

Radio Tags Could Save Lives After Earthquakes

May 6, 2010 7:24 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Inderscience Publishers ) Radio frequency identification, RFID, could be used in the immediate aftermath of a major earthquake to save lives, according to new research published in the International Journal of Innovation and Sustainable Development.

Procter & Gamble To Buy Natura Pet Products

May 6, 2010 6:26 am | by | News | Comments

In move to gain access to holistic and natural pet food segment, Procter & Gamble says it has signed a deal to buy privately held pet food company Natura Pet Products.


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