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Oil companies charged in ND migratory bird deaths

August 25, 2011 1:50 pm | by DAVE KOLPACK - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

Seven oil companies have been charged in federal court with killing migratory birds that died after allegedly landing in oil waste pits in western North Dakota.The charges involve 28 dead birds that were discovered in oil waste pits between May 6 and June 20. The maximum penalty for each charge...

Calif. evacuees go home after rail fire flames die

August 25, 2011 12:50 pm | by DON THOMPSON - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

Thousands of evacuees returned home Thursday after fire crews allowed a flaming propane rail tanker to burn itself out, ending the threat of a major explosion, authorities said.Investigators turned their attention to finding the cause of the fire, which had threatened to engulf two other...

AP: Suntech CEO says G20 to act on 'green growth'

August 25, 2011 12:50 pm | by JOHN HEILPRIN - Associated Press - Associated Press | News | Comments

This year's Group of 20 summit will be asked to adopt national action plans and set up a public-private financing arm to boost investments in renewable energy and tackle climate change, the head of the G-20 advisory panel for "green growth" told The Associated Press on Thursday.Shi Zhengrong,...

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Sagent Pharmaceuticals hires new CFO

August 25, 2011 12:50 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Sagent Pharmaceuticals said Thursday it hired Jonathon Singer as its new chief financial officer, replacing Ron Pauli, who will move into a newly created position at the company.Singer will report to the company's CEO, Jeffrey Yordon. Pauli will become chief business officer, a new position...

UA Scientists Trace Gecko Footprints, Find Clue to Glue

August 25, 2011 12:40 pm | by University of Akron | News | Comments

Geckos’ ability to scamper up walls with ease has long inspired scientists who study the fine keratin hairs on these creatures’ footpads, believed responsible for the adhesion. Researchers at The University of Akron have discovered that geckos’ ability to adhere to surfaces is not all about keratin. Clues lie in the lipids left behind in gecko footprints.

Sierra Expands Smart-Trak 50 Series with New Medium Flow Controller

August 25, 2011 12:02 pm | by Sierra Instruments | Sierra Instruments | Product Releases | Comments

Sierra Instruments announces the global introduction of their Smart-Trak 50 Series Medium Flow Controller.

Airlines begin canceling flights as Irene nears

August 25, 2011 11:50 am | by DAVID KOENIG - AP Airlines Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Airlines began to cancel flights and get planes out of the way as Hurricane Irene barreled toward the U.S. mainland on Thursday.The storm will likely force hundreds of flights to be cancelled through this weekend and create delays that could ripple across the country.Airlines said passengers could...

Humana says it will buy HMO Arcadian Management

August 25, 2011 11:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Health insurer Humana Inc. and Arcadian Management Services, an HMO that operates Medicare Advantage plans, said Thursday that Humana plans to buy Arcadian.The companies did not disclose the terms.The insurer, based in Louisville, Ky., said Arcadian Management has 64,000 members. Arcadian said...

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New iX Panel TxA Series

August 25, 2011 11:39 am | by Beijer Electronics | Product Releases | Comments

Beijer Electronics   extends its HMI product range with the new iX Panel TxA series.

H2W’s High Thrust, High Speed AC Linear Induction Motor

August 25, 2011 11:38 am | by H2W | H2W Technologies | Product Releases | Comments

H2W engineers have developed a new Linear Induction Motor (LMG-03-325-SSE) that is capable of generating 1444 N at a 3% duty cycle.

ELIO AQ Adapter Size 8 for ELIO Contacts

August 25, 2011 11:30 am | by Souriau | Product Releases | Comments

Souriau has released their ELIO AQ adapter.

Auto-Zero Operational Amplifier Portfolio With New Low-Noise Devices

August 25, 2011 11:21 am | by Microchip Technology | Product Releases | Comments

Microchip Technology has announced the MCP6V2X family of operational amplifiers (op amps) .

Emerson Network Power’s High-Efficiency Power Supplies for LED Lighting

August 25, 2011 11:12 am | by Emerson Network Power | Emerson Network Power | Product Releases | Comments

Emerson Network Power , a business of Emerson ( NYSE:EMR ), has announced a new series of high-efficiency power supplies for LED lighting, the LDS25 series.

Volkswagen’s New Electric Single-Seater to be Unveiled This Year

August 25, 2011 10:57 am | by Volkswagen | News | Comments

  In order to reduce its carbon footprint , Volkswagen plans to unveil a one-passenger electric vehicle in Berlin, Germany on September 8th.

Simcere: China clears rheumatoid arthritis drug

August 25, 2011 10:50 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Chinese drugmaker Simcere Pharmaceutical Group said Thursday that its rheumatoid arthritis drug Iremod received marketing approval from China's State Food and Drug Administration.Iremod is intended to treat active rheumatoid arthritis. Simcere's other products include the cancer treatments Endu...

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