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New Sensors Detect Contaminants in Water

June 7, 2012 9:18 am | by University of Notre Dame | News | Comments

Many organic contaminants in the air and in drinking water need to be detected at very low-level concentrations.

James Webb Space Telescope’s Mirrors Get 'Shrouded'

June 7, 2012 9:14 am | by NASA | News | Comments

All of the Webb's 18 main mirror segments have been tested under conditions that they will experience when operating in space to verify they will work as expected.

Guyana rebuffs Venezuela opposition complaint

June 7, 2012 8:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

An offshore oil exploration concession granted by Guyana's government to Exxon Mobil Corp. is stirring controversy in neighboring Venezuela.Venezuela and Guyana have a longstanding territorial dispute over the mineral-rich Essequibo region. Officials in Guyana say that Exxon Mobil has a 17...


Coeur d'Alene Mines approves $100M stock buyback

June 7, 2012 8:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Coeur d'Alene Mines Corp. approved the repurchase of up to $100 million in company stock.Shares of Coeur d'Alene Mines have trade between $16.21 and $30.99 in the last 12 months. Based on Wednesday's closing price of $18.95, the company said it will repurchase about 5.3 million shares, or...

Becoming an Inventor

June 7, 2012 8:30 am | by CNN | Videos | Comments

Quirky gives inventors an opportunity to bring their ideas to life.  

New Indoor High-Accuracy Location Detection Infrastructure

June 7, 2012 8:26 am | by ROHM | News | Comments

ROHM , in collaboration with Ritsumeikan University and Information Services International – Dentsu (ISID), has announced Guidepost Cell, a unique indoor location detection infrastructure that supplies highly precise positional data to smartphones and other mobile devices

Direct Methanol Fuel Cells

June 7, 2012 8:18 am | by Panasonic | Product Releases | Comments

Panasonic (Rolling Meadows, IL) has unveiled its development of a Direct Methanol Fuel Cell.

LL Bean to sell totes made from Fenway rain tarp

June 7, 2012 7:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

L.L. Bean is coming out with a line of tote bags made out of the tarp that covers the infield at Fenway Park during rain delays.The Freeport, Maine, clothing and outdoor-goods retailer and Fenway Park are both celebrating their 100th anniversary this year.In recognition of the milestone, the...


Gold mining firm facing fine in Nevada

June 7, 2012 7:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

State environmental officials are recommending an $8,400 fine against mining giant Barrick Gold Corp. for missing a deadline to complete and report an air quality test at a mine in eastern Nevada.Nevada Division of Environmental Protection spokesman Vinson Guthreau tells the Reno...

Facebook stock slips even as broader market gains

June 7, 2012 7:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Facebook's deflated stock is inching lower once again even as the broader market is advancing.The stock fell 40 cents, or 1.5 percent, to $26.41 in late morning trading Thursday. It's down 30 percent from its initial public offering price of $38.Facebook's stock began trading publicly on May...

Corning Launches Ultra-Slim Flexible Glass

June 7, 2012 7:46 am | by Corning Incorporated | News | Comments

Corning Incorporated  ( NYSE: GLW ) has announced the launch of  Corning Willow Glass , an ultra-slim flexible glass, which could revolutionize the shape and form of next-generation consumer electronic technologies.

AutomationDirect adds Stainless Steel and Air Differential Pressure Transmitters

June 7, 2012 7:34 am | by AutomationDirect | Automationdirect | Product Releases | Comments

The ProSense SPT25 pressure transmitter series from AutomationDirect is engineered to meet many industrial, commercial, and OEM pressure measurement applications.

Electromagnetic Flow Meter FMG800 Series

June 7, 2012 7:32 am | by Omega | Product Releases | Comments

Omega ’s (Stamford, CT) new plastic body, battery powered, corrosion resistant FMG800 series is a full-bore electromagnetic flow meter.

E-LINE by DIRAK Locking Systems

June 7, 2012 7:10 am | by DIRAK | Product Releases | Comments

DIRAK (Sterling, VA) enhances its line of mechatronic security systems for racks, enclosures, and cabinets with the expansion of its E-LINE by DIRAK line of high security products.

Eighth Brick DC-DC Power Converter Demonstration Board

June 7, 2012 7:07 am | by Efficient Power Conversion Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

Efficient Power Conversion Corporation (EPC) (El Segundo, CA) introduces the EPC9102, a fully functional eighth brick converter.


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