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Medvedev Wants To Create Russian Silicon Valley

June 22, 2010 8:28 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

Russian president on Friday visits Silicon Valley for the first time, eager to reinvent Russia's...

Research From Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Offers Clues To Alzheimer's Disease

June 22, 2010 8:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ) An organic compound found in red wine -- resveratrol -- has the ability to neutralize the toxic effects of proteins linked to Alzheimer's disease, according to research led by Rensselaer Professor Peter M. Tessier. The findings, published in the...

Radio Signals Research Scans New Horizons

June 22, 2010 8:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( University of Leicester ) A study at the University of Leicester aims to understand the reasons why radio signals sometimes act unpredictably- travelling beyond the horizon and interfering with other signals.

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Nuclear Safety Concerns Mirrored in Oil Industry

June 22, 2010 7:59 am | Comments

Proposed climate/energy legislation could put the U.S. nuclear sector on the same dangerous path as the oil industry by undermining safety reviews and truncating the licensing process for new reactors.

General Dynamics Unit Acquires Kylmar

June 22, 2010 7:29 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

Aviation and military equipment company said Tuesday its U.K. division acquired Kylmar Ltd., which makes sensor and optical surveillance systems.

Another Strike Halts Toyota Factory In China

June 22, 2010 7:29 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

Toyota stopped production Tuesday at one of its main factories in China after a strike at a supplier, the latest labor action to hit a Japanese carmaker in recent weeks.

J & J Forms Partnership For Diabetes Drug

June 22, 2010 7:29 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

Unit of Johnson & Johnson has partnered with a Nordic pharmaceutical firm to develop a potential treatment for Type 1 diabetes, the company said.

Greenpeace Says Renewable Energy Is Cheaper

June 22, 2010 7:29 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

Developing countries in Asia should invest more and faster in renewable energy because it would create jobs and save money in the long run, Greenpeace energy campaigner says.

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Census: With Jobs Scarce, Manufacturing Cities Decline

June 22, 2010 7:29 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

Hurt by still-sluggish economy, Rust Belt cities and other U.S. manufacturing regions are suffering the biggest population losses as people move elsewhere in search of jobs.

Japan to include overseas cuts in 2020 carbon goal

June 22, 2010 7:28 am | by Reuters | Comments

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan can meet its target to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent by 2020 through a combination of domestic action and sales of low carbon technologies overseas, a government official said on Tuesday.

Toyota, EDF trial plug-in Prius in Britain

June 22, 2010 7:28 am | by Reuters | Comments

LONDON (Reuters) - Japanese carmaker Toyota UK and French utility EDF are starting three year trial of the Plug-In hybrid Prius car in Britain, the companies said on Monday.

China's 'Internet Of Things' Overblown, Says Exec

June 22, 2010 7:28 am | by InformationWeek | Comments

The interconnected network of everyday objects is a hot topic among government officials, but realization is decades away.

APEC energy mins eye Gulf spill, low carbon fuels

June 22, 2010 7:28 am | by Reuters | Comments

FUKUI, Japan (Reuters) - The Philippines will meet next week with firms drilling for oil and gas in the country to assess safety measures as the largest oil spill in U.S. history prompts Asian nations to weigh likely risks from similar mishaps.

Dow Kokam Breaks Ground on Battery Plant

June 22, 2010 7:24 am | by MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press Writer | Comments

The facility — a joint venture between Dow Chemical Co. and TK Advanced Battery LLC — will make lithium-ion battery packs for tens of thousands of hybrid and electric vehicles annually and provide 700 to 800 "green-collar jobs."

Sequencing Of The Human Body Louse Genome

June 22, 2010 7:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Swiss Institute of Bioinoformatics ) The results of the sequencing and analysis of the human body louse genome, which were published on June 21 in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, offer new insights into the intriguing biology of this disease-vector insect.

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