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New test shows promise for accurate early diagnosis of Turner syndrome

December 8, 2010 3:33 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(The Endocrine Society) A recent study accepted for publication in the Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism has demonstrated a novel and accurate test for early diagnosis of Turner syndrome. Turner syndrome affects one in 1,500 to 2,000 female live births and...


Carl Zeiss CEO hails "best ever" year

December 8, 2010 12:37 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

With revenues up 42% on 2009 and an even stronger ramp in orders, the diverse German photonics group has a new chief and is in buoyant mood.

Pure nanotube-type growth edges toward the possible.

December 8, 2010 12:37 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

In calculating energies for graphene, Rice researchers find clues to chiral control.


EMCORE enters into agreement to establish its Suncore joint venture in Huainan, China

December 8, 2010 12:37 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

EMCORE Corporation, a leading provider of compound semiconductor-based components, subsystems and systems for the fiber optics and solar power markets, today announced it has entered into an investment and cooperation agreement ("Agreement") with San'an Optoelectronics Company, Limited...

NYSE Amex Accepts China Shenghuo's Compliance Plan for Continued Listing

December 8, 2010 12:36 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

KUNMING, China, Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Shenghuo Pharmaceutical Holdings, Inc. (NYSE Amex Equities: KUN) ("China Shenghuo" or the "Company"), which is engaged in the research, development, manufacture, and marketing of pharmaceutical, nutritional supplement and...


The New MindView 4 Mind Mapping Software Takes Online Collaboration to the Next Level

December 8, 2010 12:35 am | by RealWire | News | Comments

With impressive new features that make online collaboration faster and easier than ever, MindView 4 is the most powerful Mind Mapping tool to date. Tampa, FL - December 8, 2010. After 18 months of gathering feedback from users, MatchWare has just released MindView 4, the next generation...


Democratizing DNA Sequencing

December 7, 2010 8:37 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

A cheap new machine to read DNA could allow many more labs to start sequencing.

Micro and Nanoelectromechanical Systems: A new approach for low cost 6D inertial sensor

December 7, 2010 8:37 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Abstract We are presenting a novel approach for very low cost 6D inertial sensor. This concept is based on the idea to mix on same device MEMS and NEMS technologies. The MEMS part is used for the mass to keep sufficient ...


Panasonic and imec present thin film packaged MEMS resonator with industry record Q factor and low bias voltage

December 7, 2010 8:37 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Panasonic and imec present at the International Electron Devices Meeting in San Francisco an innovative SiGe (silicon germanium) thin film packaged SOI-based MEMS resonator featuring an industry-record Q factor combined with a low bias voltage.

Boston Micromachines selected by Bridger Photonics to help assess new deformable mirror technology

December 7, 2010 8:37 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

BMC's expertise aids Bridger Photonics to expand the role of MEMS DM technology in wavefront correction.

Stryker sheds sullied OP-1 products business for $60M

December 7, 2010 6:33 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Stryker Corp. is selling off the troubled product line of bone growth therapies that are made by its Hopkinton-based subsidiary Stryker Biotech LLC to Olympus Corp. for $60 million.

MEMC and Flextronics to produce solar panels for SunEdison in Ontario

December 7, 2010 6:33 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Local panel manufacturing to create more than 100 green jobs and enables SunEdison to meet provincial domestic content requirements.

400-2000A IGBT driver boasts of 20 lakh hours service life

December 7, 2010 6:33 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Semikron delivers an IGBT driver for 400-2000A modules, the Skyper 42 which has a maximum output current of 150mA and a maximum switching frequency of 100kHz and 3x the service life of conventional units.

New Samsung 8GB DDR3 module utilizes 3D TSV technology

December 7, 2010 5:38 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Samsung Electronics has announced a lineup of 8GB DDR3 modules developed using 3D chip stacking technology, which is also referred to as through silicon via (TSV).

Developing robots for the hospital emergency room

December 7, 2010 5:34 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Vanderbilt University) A group of computer engineers at Vanderbilt University is convinced that the basic technology is now available to create robot assistants that can perform effectively in the often-chaotic environment of the emergency room. The specialists in emergency medicine at...



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