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VW Manager To Become Porsche CEO

July 6, 2010 6:25 am | by | Comments

Porsche says Matthias Mueller, a manager at Volkswagen AG, will take over as chief executive of the sports car maker later this year.

Chevron Announces Further Drilling Success in Australia

July 6, 2010 6:25 am | by Chevron Corporation | Comments

Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) today announced a new deepwater natural gas discovery in a Chevron-operated block in the Carnarvon Basin offshore Western Australia, Australia's premier hydrocarbon basin.

FIT4Green ICT Project Aims To Save Up To 20 Percent Of Energy

July 6, 2010 6:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland ) The VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland is participating in an EU project FIT4Green which targets to provide at least 20 percent savings in direct server and network devices energy consumption and induce an additional 30 percent...


Innovation: The tech refresher Russia's spies needed

July 6, 2010 6:23 am | by New Scientist | Comments

The Russian spy ring recently arrested in the US might have got away with it if they'd had New Scientist – and some everyday technology – to help them

First Step To New Therapy For Chronic Bowel Disease

July 6, 2010 6:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( VIB (the Flanders Institute for Biotechnology) ) Scientists associated with VIB and Ghent University have discovered that A20 protein plays an important protective role in diseases associated with chronic bowel inflammation. This makes A20 into a promising therapeutic target for...

Genotyping Technologies Help Keep UK Barley Market Competitive

July 6, 2010 6:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council ) By exploiting technology originally used in human genome studies, a public-private partnership program is changing the way in which commercial barley breeding is being conducted. Findings from this four-year research project...

12- & 17-Position M12 Connectors

July 6, 2010 5:58 am | Comments

High-density M12 connectors can be used in applications where previously only M23 and larger connectors could be used.

Samsung Selects Skyhook Location Services

July 6, 2010 4:24 am | by InformationWeek | Comments

Skyhook Wireless' Core Location Platform will be deployed initially on the Samsung Wave, the first handset to use Samsung's open mobile bada platform.


Nissan's 1st hybrid aims to almost double mileage

July 6, 2010 2:23 am | by Reuters | Comments

YOKOHAMA, Japan (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co said it aims to nearly double the mileage on its first hybrid car developed in-house compared with the gasoline engine version, while keeping costs down with a simple, single-motor system.

TGen Finds Protein Inhibitor Revives Chemotherapy For Ovarian Patients

July 6, 2010 12:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( The Translational Genomics Research Institute ) Investigators at the Translational Genomics Research Institute have discovered a way that may help ovarian cancer patients who no longer respond to conventional chemotherapy.

Fekrije Selimi wins Boehringer Ingelheim’s FENS Award 2010 for Exceptional Research in Neuroscience

July 5, 2010 11:25 pm | by Boehringer Ingelheim | Comments

Ingelheim/German, Amsterdam/The Netherlands, 6 July 2010 – The Boehringer Ingelheim FENS Award 2010 was granted during the Forum of the Federation of European Neur

Watch while an asteroid eats a star

July 5, 2010 6:25 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

In a rare event on July 8, 2010, skywatchers will be able to see an asteroid briefly block out the light from a star as it passes in front. It may be the only asteroid 'occultation' this century observable with the naked eye.

BP eyes stake sale as spill spreads to Texas

July 5, 2010 5:26 pm | by Reuters | Comments

LONDON/NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Shareholders in BP balked on Monday at reports the energy giant would seek a strategic investor to ward off takeover bids while the company's massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico spread.

German committee proposes reducing solar cuts

July 5, 2010 1:25 pm | by Reuters | Comments

BERLIN (Reuters) - A German parliamentary mediation committee on Monday recommended slightly reducing proposed cuts to solar incentives over a three-month transition period in order to resolve a political impasse over the plans.

Analysis: Bioethanol trumps biodiesel say Europe's producers

July 5, 2010 8:27 am | by Reuters | Comments

MADRID/HAMBURG (Reuters) - Cheaper, local ingredients make bioethanol more profitable, and sustainable, than far more widely produced biodiesel in Europe, even though it adds to a surplus of conventional gasoline while diesel remains more in demand.


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