Tucked in a shallow valley in northeastern Pennsylvania is a mysterious geologic feature: 16 acres of sandstone boulders. Science Friday speaks with Megan Taylor, environmental education specialist at Hickory Run State Park, to hear the geologic history of the boulder field.
In a new policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics says a "ritual nick" to the genitals of newborn females might "save some girls from undergoing disfiguring and life-threatening procedures in their native countries." Law Professor Dena Davis explains the policy.
The new book Stuff: Compulsive Hoarding and the Meaning of Things looks at the nature of hoarders, and the reasons why some people hoard. Co-author and professor of psychology Randy Frost describes his work, and explains why changing a hoarder's behavior is difficult.
What if police could scan a suspect's brain to see if he was lying? Some companies claim the technology works, and it should be allowed as evidence at trial. Law professor Hank Greely explains the state of the technology and the ethical questions surrounding its use.
A plan to market kits at Walgreens that test for a range of diseases has the FDA taking a closer look at how it regulates genetic tests.
Storz Medical has removed the D-Actor 50 from its online product offerings following an FDA warning letter that claimed the device had not been cleared or approved for marketing.
Scientific instrument maker Agilent Technologies Inc. said Friday it had completed its $1.5 billion all-cash acquisition of Varian Inc.Agilent CEO Bill Sullivan said in a statement the acquisition "furthers our evolution toward becoming a global leader in bio-analytical measurement."In January,...
Dr. Peggy Smith, director of the Baylor College of Medicine Teen Health Clinic, received the 2010 Kathryn S. Stream Award for Excellence in Women's Health at the joint National Women's Health Week luncheon sponsored by the Network and the Women's Fund for Health Education and Research....
RF Micro Devices Inc of Greensboro, NC, USA has expanded its portfolio of compound semiconductor technologies by announcing the qualification of its second high-power gallium nitride (GaN) process technology.
MERIDEN, Conn. , May 14 /- Connecticut waterways may be safer from biomedical waste, thanks to an innovative Community Economic Development Fund small business loan guarantee program. CEDF, with loan-program partners, Connecticut 's Department of Economic and Community and the City of...
FRANKLIN LAKES, N.J. , May 14 /- Medco Health Solutions, Inc., (NYSE: MHS ), on behalf of its affiliated companies and the Medco Foundation, has donated $125,000 to the U.S. Red Cross for relief efforts targeted at victims of recent flooding in Tennessee and other affected areas. ...
This whitepaper describes the requirements for FDA 21 CFR Part 11 compliance at a high level and discusses how Epicor enables FDA regulated manufacturers to fulfill these demands.
Motech Industries Inc. (TWO: 6244) ("Motech") announced its subsidiary, AE Polysilicon Corporation ("AEP"), has successfully deposited polysilicon in their proprietary commercial scale fluidized bed reactors (FBR) at its Fairless Hills, Pennsylvania site.
Epiwafer foundry and substrate maker IQE plc of Cardiff, UK has developed epitaxial processes for producing high-efficiency, triple-junction concentrator photovoltaic (CPV) solar cells with comparable results on both 6 inch diameter germanium (Ge) and gallium arsenide (GaAs) substrates.
The Buhler Group is making selected dispersions of inorganic nanoparticles accessible worldwide to materials science researchers through an exclusive distribution agreement with Sigma-Aldrich.