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Solenoids Are Ideal for Battery Powered Applications

July 2, 2010 6:42 am | Product Releases | Comments

Johnson Electric introduces Ledex B12 Series Box Frame Solenoids. At just 2.0 in (50.8 mm) x 1.25 in (31.75 mm), the B12 are the company’s most compact linear open frame solenoids available to date.

IBM to Build Cloud Development and Test Environment for Nippon Life Insurance

July 2, 2010 6:36 am | by IBM | News | Comments

Nissay Information Technology and IBM Japan today announced they will jointly build a cloud-based development and test environment to create mission critical Web systems for Nippon Life Insurance (NISSAY). The project launched in May 2010, with the test and development environment...

Breast Cancer Patient First in Latin America to Receive Treatment Using Elekta VMAT Planned with Monaco Software

July 2, 2010 6:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MONTERREY, Mexico and ATLANTA , July 2 /- A 64-year-old female patient with mediastinal metastasis recently became the first in Latin America to receive Elekta VMAT radiotherapy treatment enhanced with Monaco® planning software . Using the arc-based Elekta VMAT delivery method,...


Watson's Generic Prograf® 5 mg Receives FDA Approval

July 2, 2010 6:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

MORRISTOWN, N.J. , July 2 /- Watson Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NYSE: WPI ), today announced that its subsidiary, Watson Laboratories, Inc., has received approval from the United States Food and Drug Administration on its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Tacrolimus 5 mg capsules,...


Yale spin-off Mira Dx gets $1M from Conn. state fund

July 2, 2010 5:32 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Mira Dx Inc., a New Haven, Conn., startup that is making gene-based lab tests for disease susceptibility and response to various therapies, has taken in $1 million from Connecticut Innovations, as part of a $4 million Series A round.


Federal Register: Medical Devices; Availability of Safety and Effectiveness Summaries for Premarket Approval Applications.

July 2, 2010 5:31 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

The FDA is publishing a list of premarket approval applications (PMAs) that have been approved. This ist is intended to inform the public of the availability of safety and effectiveness summaries of approved PMAs through the Internet and the agency?s...


China Medical Technologies to Announce Results for the First Fiscal Quarter Ended June 30, 2010 on August 16, 2010

July 2, 2010 3:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BEIJING , July 2 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Medical Technologies, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: CMED ), a leading China -based advanced in-vitro diagnostic ("IVD") company, today announced that it will report its unaudited financial results for the first fiscal quarter ("1Q...


ITRI sets up 3D IC experimental lab

July 2, 2010 1:36 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

The Taiwan government-backed Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) has announced the establishment of an experimental lab, which deploys 12-inch wafer through silicon via (TSV) process to develop Taiwan's home-grown 3D IC technology.


UMC, Elpida, Powertech team up on 3D IC

July 2, 2010 1:35 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

United Microelectronics Corp. (UMC), Powertech Technology Inc. and Elpida Memory Inc. recently announced a partnership to develop a chip incorporating wireless base-band/frequency, NAND Flash and DRAM functionalities.

EEOC sues Ky. company over harassment in Wis store

July 1, 2010 1:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A federal agency is accusing a Kentucky company of permitting a sexually hostile work environment in one of its Wisconsin pharmacies.The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said Thursday it has filed a federal lawsuit. The suit names Covington, Ky.-based Omnicare Inc., which does...

Recognition at first glance

July 1, 2010 1:37 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Max-Planck-Gesellschaft) Max Planck researchers investigate facial recognition.


CryoSat-2 exceeding expectations

July 1, 2010 1:37 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(European Space Agency) Today, participants at the Living Planet Symposium have been hearing about ESA's most recently launched mission, CryoSat-2. In orbit for almost three months, the satellite is in excellent health with scientists very encouraged by the first ice-thickness data...


Parkinson's Disease Foundation announces research awards totaling $1.2 million

July 1, 2010 1:37 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Parkinson's Disease Foundation) The Parkinson's Disease Foundation is pleased to announce awards totaling $1.2 million for research projects designed to understand the cause(s) of and find a cure for Parkinson's disease.


Genes for Extreme Longevity

July 1, 2010 1:36 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Scientists can predict who will live past 100 using a subset of 150 genetic variations.

Health Hazard Evaluations (HHEs) and Health Risk Assessments (HRAs)

July 1, 2010 1:31 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | News | Comments

FDA learns of problems with medical devices in different ways. Most often, a firm will notify its customers and FDA that it is issuing a recall. At other times, FDA's analysis of medical device reports will indicate a greater than expected failure rate...



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