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NTU's Wee Kim Wee School Of Communication To Host International Communication Association Conference

June 1, 2010 7:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Nanyang Technological University ) Nanyang Technological University?s Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information will be hosting the annual conference of the prestigious International Communication Association, the largest association of its kind in the world, from June...

Dayton Developing Natural Foods Processing Park

June 1, 2010 6:53 am | by KEVIN MCCULLEN, Associated Press Writer | Comments

A proposed food-processing park for artisan, natural and sustainable foods could employ up to 300 workers.  

Taiwan's AsusTek Enters Tablet Computer Market

June 1, 2010 6:28 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

AsusTek Computer joins several manufacturers trying to tap demand for the sleek devices following Apple's launch of the iPad.

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Dacia-Renault Gets New Austrian Distributor

June 1, 2010 6:28 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

Austrian vehicle distribution company Hoedlmayr International AG says it has signed a deal to distribute 56,000 cars for French-Romanian automaker Dacia-Renault.

Midwest Economy Continues Recovery

June 1, 2010 6:28 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

In a report released Tuesday, the May Business Conditions Index for the Mid-America region rose for the sixth month in a row, to 64.2 in May from 61.7 in April.

ISM: U.S. Manufacturing Expands In May

June 1, 2010 6:28 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

Private trade group says its manufacturing index fell to 59.7 in May from 60.4 in April, but the reading still indicates that the sector expanded for?10th consecutive month.

Chemical Companies Cleared of Intensifying Katrina

June 1, 2010 6:28 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

A federal court dismissed allegations that greenhouse gas emissions from energy and chemical companies contributed to global warming, caused sea levels to rise and added to the intensity of Hurricane Katrina.

TU Delft And MI Labs Merge PET And SPECT Biomedical Imaging Techniques And Increase Resolution

June 1, 2010 6:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Delft University of Technology ) TU Delft and Molecular Imaging Labs (MI Labs) have succeeded in combining two forms of medical imaging techniques (microPET and microSPECT) into one piece of equipment. These techniques can be performed simultaneously and give a higher resolution...

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Classic Grammar Model Can Be Used For Computerized Parsing

June 1, 2010 6:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( University of Gothenburg ) A classic Nordic grammar model can be used for computerized grammatical analyses and technical applications of modern Swedish text, shows a new thesis in the field of language technology from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden. One such application...

Despite Efforts, Not All Latino Immigrants Accepted As 'white'

June 1, 2010 6:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Ohio State University ) While some Latino immigrants to the United States may be accepted as "white" by the wider society, a new study finds that many of them face discrimination based on skin color. In fact, the research showed that relatively darker-skinned Latinos earned less...

Online Privacy At Risk, Warn Educators The Congress Of The Humanities And Social Sciences

June 1, 2010 6:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences ) Online learning tools -- even password-protected ones -- are a lot less private than students and professors believe, warn two Nova Scotia educators.

NTU, Fraunhofer Set Up Research Center To Boost Singapore's IDM Industry

June 1, 2010 6:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Nanyang Technological University ) NTU and Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft will set up the Fraunhofer IDM Centre at NTU with strong support from Media Development Authority. Fraunhofer@NTU will join the ranks of top global IDM centers as Singapore expands its international network of IDM...

Breakthrough In Stem Cell Culturing

June 1, 2010 6:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Karolinska Institutet ) For the first time, human embryonic stem cells have been cultured under chemically controlled conditions without the use of animal substances, which is essential for future clinical uses. The method has been developed by researchers at the Swedish medical...

China to subsidize hybrid, electric car purchases

June 1, 2010 3:27 am | by Reuters | Comments

BEIJING/SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China said on Tuesday that it would launch a pilot program in five cities to provide subsidies to buyers of electric and hybrid cars, as the government steps up efforts to cut emissions in the world's biggest auto market.

Coal of Africa mine may harm environment: South Africa

June 1, 2010 2:28 am | by Reuters | Comments

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Coal of Africa's proposed Vele coal mine could increase pollution and hurt South Africa's Mapungupwe World Heritage site, the environmental minister said on Tuesday. Located close to the Kruger National Park, the premier national wildlife park in Africa's largest...

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