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Industrial Grade Duplex Receptacles and Watertight Wiring Devices

May 24, 2012 6:46 am | by AutomationDirect | Product Releases | Comments

AutomationDirect’s (Cumming, GA) line of Bryant wiring devices now includes extra-heavy-duty industrial grade duplex receptacles and watertight wiring devices.  

Texas Instruments’ Low-Power FPD-Link Serializer

May 24, 2012 6:32 am | by Texas Instruments | Texas Instruments, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) [ NASDAQ: TXN ] has introduced a low-power, FPD-Link serializer that delivers the industry’s highest screen resolution while extending battery life in tablet computers, ebooks, laptops, and portable display monitors.

MedTech Challenge

May 24, 2012 6:00 am | by Logics Academy | Videos | Comments

Logics Academy in partnership with CIGITI (Center for Image Guided Innovation and Therapeutic Intervention) and kids science at Sick kids hospital are proud to present to you the MedTech Challenge.

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Carl Schoonover: How to Look Inside the Brain

May 24, 2012 5:53 am | by TED | Videos | Comments

There have been remarkable advances in understanding the brain, but how do you actually study the neurons inside it?

LA Council moves to ban plastic grocery bags

May 24, 2012 5:51 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Los Angeles is becoming the nation's largest city to ban plastic bags at grocery stores in an increasingly widespread move to conserve the environment.The City Council voted 13-1 Wednesday to approve a policy that would ban single-use plastic bags later this year after an environmental impact...

Weekly US jobless aid applications dip to 370,000

May 24, 2012 5:50 am | by CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER - AP Economics Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

The number of people seeking unemployment benefits changed little last week, signaling modest job growth.The Labor Department said Thursday that weekly applications for benefits dipped by 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 370,000.Applications have leveled off this month after declining from...

Dow wins $2.16B in dispute with Kuwaiti company

May 24, 2012 5:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Dow Chemical says an international court has awarded it $2.16 billion in damages from its dispute with Petrochemical Industries Co., a subsidiary of state-owned Kuwait Petroleum Corp.Dow shares are up 4 percent in trading Thursday before the opening bell.Midland, Mich.-based Dow, one of the world's...

Sequence It… and They Will Come!

May 24, 2012 5:46 am | by Arizona State University | News | Comments

Rapid DNA sequencing may soon become a routine part of each individual's medical record, providing enormous information previously sequestered in the human genome's 3 billion nucleotide bases.

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IT Solution to Help Disabled Make Better Wheelchair Selections

May 24, 2012 5:40 am | by Wayne State University | News | Comments

A Wayne State University researcher has introduced computer technology that makes it easier for people who need wheelchairs to select one that best suits their needs.  

Device May Inject a Variety of Drugs Without Using Needles

May 24, 2012 5:35 am | by MIT | News | Comments

Getting a shot at the doctor’s office may become less painful in the not-too-distant future.

Platform for Detector Technologies and Systems

May 24, 2012 5:25 am | by Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres | News | Comments

Detectors are the "eyes" with which researchers can observe unknown effects and explore extreme dimensions; thus, gaining new insights.

RI's bet on Schilling shines light on Chafee

May 24, 2012 4:50 am | by DAVID KLEPPER - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

Rhode Island's gamble on former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling's video game company may be in jeopardy, but it could pay political dividends to Gov. Lincoln Chafee, who has vowed to protect a state investment in the company that he once opposed.Before he took office, Chafee was a vocal critic...

A & E to produce documentary on Penn State scandal

May 24, 2012 4:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A documentary on the Penn State abuse scandal is in the works.A&E IndieFilms says it's partnering with Asylum Entertainment to produce "Happy Valley," a look at former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, who faces 52 criminal counts for alleged abuse of 10 boys over 15 years....

In Iowa, Obama touts election-year energy plan

May 24, 2012 2:50 am | by KEN THOMAS - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

President Barack Obama is returning to Iowa, seeking support for an election-year agenda to encourage renewable energy along with a more immediate prize: the state's up-for-grabs voters.Obama was pushing Congress to support clean energy tax incentives, part of his congressional "to-do list"...

Seafood industry fighting for life on Ala coast

May 24, 2012 2:50 am | by JAY REEVES - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

Aching from an oil spill hangover and a decade of problems, Alabama's commercial seafood industry is fighting for survival.Sales are down about 10 percent to $146 million in the two years since the BP gusher, according to an Auburn University study obtained by The Associated Press. The downturn...

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