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Radioactive optical imaging and 'quantum dot' nano-imaging at the forefront of molecular medicine

June 8, 2010 3:26 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

Researchers have presented the results of a multidisciplinary study involving the capture of radiation luminescence and radioactive-excited nanoparticles to help detect subtle signs of disease. Currently, nuclear medicine agents and imaging technology image the behavior of particles at...

NASA's FASTSAT Satellite Readies For Shipment To Alaska

June 8, 2010 3:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

( NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center ) NASA has successfully completed a comprehensive pre-shipment review of the Fast, Affordable, Science and Technology Satellite, or FASTSAT, a small, microsatellite class spacecraft bus that will carry six experiment payloads to low-Earth orbit.

BP: will donate oil proceeds to wildlife rehab

June 8, 2010 1:27 pm | by Reuters | Comments

HOUSTON (Reuters) - BP Plc on Tuesday said it will donate net revenues from oil recovered from its stricken Gulf of Mexico oil well to restore wildlife habitats in the Gulf Coast.


Verizon Touts Its Smartphones Against iPhone Buzz

June 8, 2010 1:24 pm | by InformationWeek | Comments

A video promoting Verizon's variety of smartphones and mobile operating systems was released a few hours before Apple's unveiling of the latest iPhone.

BP siphons off more oil from well

June 8, 2010 12:28 pm | by Reuters | Comments

HOUSTON/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Energy giant BP Plc said on Tuesday it had sharply increased the amount of oil it was capturing from its ruptured Gulf of Mexico well, but U.S. officials are still trying to figure out how much crude is actually gushing out.

Indiana Popcorn Company to Supply Chinese Theaters

June 8, 2010 11:28 am | by | Comments

Weaver Popcorn's chief operating officer Will Weaver traveled to China to sign the deal to provide popcorn to Chinese movie theater company Stellar Cinema.

GM To Keep 900 More Dealerships

June 8, 2010 11:27 am | by | Comments

General Motors said it should wind up with about 5,000 dealers in July after keeping 900 dealerships that the automaker had originally planned to cut loose.

AP: More Factory Jobs Ease Economic Stress

June 8, 2010 11:27 am | by | Comments

Manufacturing job gains in Midwest helped lower nation's economic stress in April to lowest point in five months, according to The Associated Press' monthly analysis.


Air Products? Joint Venture Building China Facility

June 8, 2010 11:27 am | by | Comments

Company said its Chinese joint venture will build hydrogen production facility for PetroChina that can produce over 90 million standard cubic feet of hydrogen per day.

Job Openings Rise To Highest Level In April

June 8, 2010 11:27 am | by | Comments

Number of jobs advertised at the end of April rose to 3.1 million from 2.8 million in March -- the most openings since December 2008.

iPad Slated For August Launch In China

June 8, 2010 9:29 am | by InformationWeek | Comments

Plenty of smuggled and fake iPads -- many of them Android-based -- are already on the market.

Geolocation, Next Phase Of The Social Media Revolution, Focus Of June 14 Workshop At WPI

June 8, 2010 9:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Worcester Polytechnic Institute ) Like the rapid evolution of social media, mobile geolocation is expected to grow dramatically and radically change how people interact and shop, and how businesses connect with and market to consumers. Leaders in the technologies that make mobile...

Success With 'cisgenics' In Forestry Offers New Tools For Biotechnology

June 8, 2010 9:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Oregon State University ) Forestry scientists at Oregon State University have demonstrated for the first time that the growth rate and other characteristics of trees can be changed through "cisgenics" -- a type of genetic engineering that is conceptually similar to traditional plant breeding.

IETA calls for EU-wide carbon market monitor

June 8, 2010 8:26 am | by Reuters | Comments

LONDON (Reuters) - A European carbon market monitoring authority could prevent abuse, the International Emissions Trading Association said on Tuesday, in a bid to help restore the already damaged reputation of the nascent market.

First Solar plans to double capacity at German plant

June 8, 2010 8:26 am | by Reuters | Comments

(Reuters) - First Solar Inc said it plans to double production capacity at its German plant in Frankfurt an der Oder, to cater to strong European demand.


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