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Eggnog: Spike And Let It Sit, For Safety

December 24, 2010 10:37 am | Podcasts | Comments

A perennial holiday dilemma: Will alcohol kill bacteria like salmonella in homemade eggnog? Microbiologists Vincent Fischetti and Raymond Schuch, from The Rockefeller University, ran an experiment in the lab to see whether salmonella can survive in a vat of spiked eggnog.

San Chih?s revenue for sapphire ingots to overtake silicon wafers in 2H11

December 24, 2010 10:36 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Analysts forecast that the revenues of Taiwan?s San Chih Semiconductor Co Ltd from sapphire ingot production will exceed those from semiconductor wafers (silicon) in first-half 2011, reports Digitimes.

Honda's PHEV has different motor system from Toyota's

December 24, 2010 10:36 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Honda Motor Co Ltd disclosed the details of the electric vehicle (EV) and plug-in hybrid vehicle (PHEV) that it will start testing in Japan.

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Active power launches new cleansource UPS product line

December 24, 2010 10:36 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Active Power announced the general availability of the new G-Series line of its flywheel based CleanSource UPS (uninterruptible power supply) system.

Lloydspharmacy Reveals Couples Beleaguered by Monthly Cramps

December 24, 2010 4:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

COVENTRY, England, Dec. 24, 2010 /- New research from Lloydspharmacy reveals that whilst an overwhelming number of women suffer from menstrual cramps, male partners' sympathy levels at that time of the month appear to be lacking. Although 87% of men claim to be very or fairly...

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Amkor Readying Fan Out WLP Technology(2)

December 24, 2010 3:34 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

At the recent IEEE ESTC conference in Berlin Amkor described two unique fan out WLP development processes which attempt to address lower cost solutions.

Amkor Readying Fan Out WLP Technology

December 24, 2010 3:34 am | News | Comments

At the recent IEEE ESTC conference in Berlin Amkor described two unique fan out WLP development processes which attempt to address lower cost solutions.

Scaling volumes help CPV gain credibility

December 23, 2010 11:34 pm | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

The ramp of serious volume manufacturing capability from more concentrating photovoltaics suppliers, and a host of creative solutions to some of the nagging issues long dogging the technology, could start to make CPV a more serious contender in the PV market.

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Tokyo Stock Exchange: closing price list -8-+

December 23, 2010 8:45 pm | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

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VC-backed Vedanta to target cancer via 'good' bacteria

December 23, 2010 10:33 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Venture capital firm PureTech Ventures is launching a new company, called Vedanta Biosciences, to commercialize research newly published today in the academic journal Science that indicates beneficial, gut-dwelling bacteria may also be useful for combating allergies and inflammatory bowel disease.

Made in IBM Labs: Scientific Discovery Moves Racetrack Memory Closer to Reality

December 23, 2010 10:32 am | by IBM | News | Comments

IBM Researchers today revealed a previously unknown aspect of key physics inside Racetrack memory -- a new technology design which stands to improve memory capabilities within mobile phones, laptop computers and business-class servers. This new class of memory could enable devices to...

Biogen Idec, Elan apply for MS drug label update

December 23, 2010 9:38 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Biogen Idec Inc. and Elan Corp. plc, the co-owners of multiple sclerosis drug Tysabri, have sent a recommendation to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the European Medicines Agency to update the labeling of the drug in order to clarify the risk of a rare but potentially fatal...

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ACT seeks orphan drug status in Europe for vision loss treatment

December 23, 2010 9:37 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Advanced Cell Technology Inc. has filed in Europe for Orphan Drug Designation for its retinal epithelial (RPE) cells to treat Stargardt's Macular Dystrophy (Stargardt's Disease), according to a news release today.

Pathfinder, SyntheMed merge

December 23, 2010 9:37 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Pathfinder LLC, a private Cambridge cell-based therapeutics firm, and New Jersey biomaterials firm SyntheMed Inc. have merged, the two companies announced Wednesday. The newly formed company will be called Pathfinder Cell Therapy Inc. and have its headquarters in Cambridge.

Significant improvement in LED fundamental and manufacturing technologies needed for massive adoption in general lighting applications

December 23, 2010 7:32 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Yole Développement (Lyon, France) and EPIC (Paris, France) announce the publication of their new market & technological study dedicated to LED industry: LED ManTech Report.

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