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Boeing To Buy Argon ST For About $775M

June 30, 2010 10:25 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

Company said it will acquire combat engineering firm Argon ST Inc. for about $775 million in a deal to expand its capabilities in intelligence gathering and warfare.

Army Using Telemedicine For Healthcare Delivery

June 30, 2010 10:23 am | by InformationWeek | Comments

Wounded soldiers, pregnant women, and diabetes patients are receiving medical and appointment reminders to support their rehabilitation and treatment.

Monsanto Company Launches Warrant Herbicide

June 30, 2010 9:25 am | by Monsanto | Comments

Farmers Report Good Weed Control and Crop Safety

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Real-world Proof Of Hand Washing's Effectiveness

June 30, 2010 9:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( American Chemical Society ) Scientists are reporting dramatic new real-world evidence supporting the idea that hand washing can prevent the spread of water-borne disease. It appears in a new study showing a connection between fecal bacteria contamination on hands, fecal...

Beverages Leave 'geographic Signatures' That Can Track People's Movements

June 30, 2010 9:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( American Chemical Society ) The bottled water, soda pop or micro brew-beer that you drank in Pittsburgh, Dallas, Denver or 30 other American cities contains a natural chemical imprint related to geographic location. When you consume these beverage you may leave a chemical imprint...

New Insights Into Link Between Anti-cholesterol Statin Drugs And Depression

June 30, 2010 9:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( American Chemical Society ) Scientists are reporting a possible explanation for the symptoms of anxiety and depression that occur in some patients taking the popular statin family of anti-cholesterol drugs, and reported by some individuals on low-cholesterol diets. These symptoms...

Electrons Are Late Starters

June 30, 2010 9:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Max-Planck-Gesellschaft ) Contrary to previous assumptions, electrons are catapulted out of an atom during photoemission with a delay.

APS Physics Files Petition Requesting NRC Change Licensing Rules

June 30, 2010 9:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( American Physical Society ) The American Physical Society, a leading organization of physicists, has filed a petition with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission requesting the agency change its licensing rules by including a review of the proliferation risks associated with smaller,...

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Restore Hearing Thanks To New Drug

June 30, 2010 8:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Springer ) Researchers have discovered that a potent new drug restores hearing after noise-induced hearing loss in rats. The landmark discovery found that injection of an agent called "ADAC," activates adenosine receptors in cochlear tissues, resulting in recovery of hearing...

Switching Off Your Lights Has A Bigger Impact Than You Might Think, Says New Study

June 30, 2010 8:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Imperial College London ) Switching off lights, turning the television off at the mains and using cooler washing cycles could have a much bigger impact on reducing carbon dioxide emissions from power stations than previously thought, according to a new study published this month in...

Genetic Code 2.0

June 30, 2010 8:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Max-Planck-Gesellschaft ) The creation of synthetic proteins plays an important role in science. By integrating artificial amino acids into proteins (genetic code engineering), their already existing qualities can be systematically improved, allowing new biological features to...

Celgene Buying Abraxis For $2.9B

June 30, 2010 7:25 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

Biotechnology company Celgene said it is expanding its array of cancer treatments with a deal to buy Abraxis BioScience Inc. for $2.9 billion in cash and stock.

Carnivorous Cocktails Continue Popularity Upswing

June 30, 2010 7:19 am | by MARK THIESSEN, Associated Press Writer | Comments

For those who crave a "meatier" drink ...

U.S. Accepts International Assistance for Gulf Spill

June 30, 2010 6:50 am | by TOM BREEN, Associated Press Writer | Comments

The United States is accepting help from 12 countries and international organizations in dealing with the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, the State Department said Tuesday.

AstraZeneca Wins Lawsuit Against Generic Drugmaker

June 30, 2010 6:27 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

U.S. District Court in Delaware ruled that a key patent on the company's third best-selling drug is valid and that challenger Apotex could be held liable for patent infringement.

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