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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.

China's CNPC eyes 500 mcm shale gas output by 2015

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

BEIJING (Reuters) - State-owned China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) aims to produce 500 million cubic metres (mcm) of shale gas by 2015, a company executive said in an article published on Sunday.

Special Report: Europe finds politics and biofuels don't mix

July 5, 2010 3:25 am | by Reuters | Comments

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The messages are tense, angry, cajoling.

China to host climate talks before Mexico meeting: report

July 5, 2010 2:26 am | by Reuters | Comments

BEIJING (Reuters) - China will host an extra round of international negotiations in October aimed at fostering agreement over a new climate treaty, the United Nations' top environment official said in remarks published on Monday.

BP says cost of oil spill hits $3.12 billion

July 5, 2010 2:25 am | by Reuters | Comments

LONDON (Reuters) - Oil company BP said it had so far spent $3.12 billion on the response effort to its Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

BP launches search for new investors: report

July 5, 2010 2:25 am | by Reuters | Comments

LONDON/DUBAI (Reuters) - Oil major BP Plc is seeking a strategic investor to secure its independence in the face of any takeover attempts as it struggles with a devastating oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico, newspapers said on Sunday.

Digital Embryo Gains Wings

July 4, 2010 9:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

( European Molecular Biology Laboratory ) Scientists at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory have captured fruit fly development on film, creating the Fly Digital Embryo. In work published today in Nature Methods, they were also the first to clearly record how a zebrafish's eyes...


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