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Manufacturing Continues To Drive Economic Recovery

June 16, 2010 11:31 am | by | Comments

Federal Reserve says industrial production rose 1.2...

World's oldest fig wasp fossils confirm ancient relationship

June 16, 2010 11:28 am | by Planet Earth Online | Comments

The way that fig wasps pollinate fig trees has remained unchanged for at least 34 million years, the oldest known fig wasp fossils reveal. The fossils -- from the Isle of Wight in England -- show that the fossilised fig wasps used exactly the same parts of their bodies to carry pollen and...

Space shuttle's rudder could cut aircraft noise

June 16, 2010 11:28 am | by New Scientist | Comments

Redesigning airliners' rudders to double as a brake could make them quieter as they come in to land, an Airbus patent suggests


Juniper Releases SSL VPN Client For Mobile Devices

June 16, 2010 11:28 am | by InformationWeek | Comments

Enterprise networks gain secure connections with laptops, netbooks, and mobile devices including Windows Mobile, Symbian, and iPhone 4G.

Honeywell Green Jet Fuel™ Powers Royal Netherlands Air Force Helicopter

June 16, 2010 11:28 am | by Honeywell International | Comments

Fuel produced using Honeywell’s UOP process technology will power the first helicopter flight on sustainable biofuels DES PLAINES, Ill., June 16, 2010 – UOP LLC, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company, announced today that Honeywell Green Jet Fuel™ produced using its Green Jet Fuel process...

In deserts, which dunes are the most stable?

June 16, 2010 11:28 am | by Science Daily | Comments

By modeling a desert where the wind blows in two directions, researchers have succeeded in observing and highlighting, for the very first time, the formation process and long-term evolution of two types of very large sand dunes: transverse dunes and longitudinal dunes. They have...

Researchers Develop Ultra-simple Method For Creating Nanoscale Gold Coatings

June 16, 2010 11:25 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ) Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have developed a new, ultra-simple method for making layers of gold that measure only billionths of a meter thick. The process, which requires no sophisticated equipment and works on nearly any...

FCC Data Roaming Proposal Divides Opinions

June 16, 2010 11:25 am | by InformationWeek | Comments

Verizon and AT&T object to mandated mobile data roaming, while public interest groups and smaller carriers support it.


FDA Questions Effectiveness of 'Female Viagra'

June 16, 2010 7:11 am | Comments

Federal health regulators said Wednesday the first pill designed to boost the female sex drive failed to make a significant impact on libido in two studies.

Wastewater Plant Struggles with Upgrade Plans

June 16, 2010 7:06 am | Comments

The latest plan for Salisbury, Maryland's wastewater plant calls for a new 6 million gallon tank, blower building and backup generator, which will cut operating costs by as much as $100,000 a year.

Brooks Instrument Announces new President & COO

June 16, 2010 6:49 am | Comments

As president and chief operating officer, Clark Hale will be responsible for leading all global operations, quality, material management, procurement and manufacturing engineering functions.

DuPont Fined for Mercury Pollution

June 16, 2010 6:39 am | Comments

Industrial giant DuPont Co. has agreed to pay a $59,000 penalty for mercury discharges at a North Carolina plant.

J & J Expands Medicine Recall Linked to Foul Odor

June 16, 2010 6:18 am | Comments

Johnson & Johnson is expanding a months-old recall of certain over-the-counter medicines due to complaints about a moldy smell that can cause nausea and sickness.

EPA: Climate Bill Costs Less than a Postage Stamp

June 16, 2010 6:13 am | by MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press Writer | Comments

An EPA analysis claiming the climate and energy bill would cost American households 22 to 40 cents a day came just prior to the President's reminder that the days of cheap and easy-to-get oil are numbered.

University Of Basque Country Thesis Analyzes Technique Of Applied Brocade In 6 Pieces

June 16, 2010 5:28 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Elhuyar Fundazioa ) Applied brocade is a relief technique representing, in a highly realistic manner, embroidered textiles in gold and silver in sculptures and paintings. It involves a filling reinforced with a sheet foil of tin. Invented in Germany between 1415 and 1430, it became...


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