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IEEE-USA Pleased That Supreme Court's Ruling Preserves Software Patents

June 29, 2010 12:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

( IEEE-USA ) IEEE-USA had this reaction to Monday's Supreme Court ruling in the Bilski vs. Kappos patent law case: "We are generally pleased that the Supreme Court did not introduce rules that would limit the scope of ideas available for patent protection in our current information...

NY State The Focus Of Congressional Hearing On How Research And Innovation Fuel Local Economies

June 29, 2010 11:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( The Science Coalition ) At a hearing today on Capitol Hill, experts discussed how federally funded university research drives innovation that contributes to local economies. The hearing, "Fueling Local Economies: Research, Innovation and Jobs," was conducted by the congressional...

EU moves towards common electric car standards

June 29, 2010 10:25 am | by Reuters | Comments

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union moved closer toward common standards for electric cars on Tuesday when its executive arm launched work on a single charging system for their batteries.


Medical Manufacturing Could Be Key To Ontario's Economic Turnaround

June 29, 2010 9:25 am | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | Comments

Toronto, Ontario, Canada, June 29, 2010 — While Canada’s economy has taken some major hits in the last two and a half years from the ongoing global recession, it has been predicted that the nation will emerge from the current financial crisis “faster than any other country.” One...

Turning Back The Cellular Clock

June 29, 2010 8:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( American Friends of Tel Aviv University ) For the first time, scientists at Tel Aviv University in collaboration with researchers at Harvard University have succeeded in tracking the progression of reprogrammed stem cells through live imaging to learn more about how they are...

Caterpillar Building New Facility In Brazil

June 29, 2010 7:26 am | by | Comments

World's largest maker of construction and mining equipment said it plans to build a new manufacturing facility in Brazil to meet growing customer demand throughout Latin America.

Aviation Officials: Boeing Cockpit Fires Still Not Fixed

June 29, 2010 7:25 am | by | Comments

Federal officials have known for years that cockpit window heaters in some Boeing planes...

Safety Board Weighs Response to Pipe-Cleaning Blasts

June 29, 2010 6:56 am | by JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN, Associated Press Writer | Comments

The widow of a pipefitter who died with five colleagues in a Connecticut power plant blast urged federal officials Monday to tighten safety rules for cleaning industrial pipes.


Spontaneous Combustion Injures Four in Biochemistry Lab

June 29, 2010 6:41 am | Comments

Three of four people injured in a hydrogen gas explosion inside a University of Missouri biochemistry lab have been released from the hospital.

Twinkle of Hurricane Could Slow Oil Spill Cleanup

June 29, 2010 6:30 am | by MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and TOM BREEN, Associated Press Writers | Comments

Waves churned up by Hurricane Alex could help break up oil patches scattered across the sea, but skimming vessels may be idled and containment booms rendered useless.

Missouri Lawmakers Debate Over Auto Incentives

June 29, 2010 6:26 am | by | Comments

Proposed legislation would offer up to $150 million annually in tax incentives for automakers and their suppliers, with the main target being Ford's assembly plant near Kansas City.

China, Taiwan Ink Trade Pact

June 29, 2010 6:26 am | by | Comments

Taiwan and China signed a tariff-slashing trade pact Tuesday that boosts economic ties and further eases political tensions six decades after the rivals split amid civil war.

Are European Companies Ready To Leave China?

June 29, 2010 6:26 am | by | Comments

EU said increasingly unfair treatment of foreign companies by China's government is making the country a less attractive place to do business and warned that some might leave.

Japanese Industrial Output Down, Jobless Rate Rises

June 29, 2010 6:26 am | by | Comments

Japan's economic recovery faltered in May as moderating export demand dented factory output, household spending fell and jobless rate unexpectedly rose for?third straight month.

Apple's iPhone 4 Parts Estimated At $187.51

June 29, 2010 6:26 am | by | Comments

After taking the latest Apple gadget apart, analysts estimated the cost of the parts totals $187.51, almost $20 more than its predecessor, the iPhone 3GS.


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