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PennDOT, State Police Caution Motorists About Dangers of Driving Under Influence of Legal Drugs

October 25, 2010 11:35 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PennDOT and the Pennsylvania State Police are reminding motorists that driving while under the influence of prescription and over-the-counter medication can be just as dangerous as driving under the influence of alcohol and illegal...


Allergies and wheezing illnesses in childhood may be determined in the womb

October 25, 2010 11:34 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Southampton) A child's chances of developing allergies or wheezing is related to how he or she grew at vital stages in the womb, according to scientists from the University of Southampton.


La Jolla Institute scientist Klaus Ley receives Malpighi award

October 25, 2010 9:37 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(La Jolla Institute for Allergy and Immunology) Klaus Ley, M.D, a scientist at the La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology, was recently awarded the prestigious Malpighi Medal at the World Congress for Microcirculation in Paris, France. A lifetime achievement award presented by...


Scientists reveal the sex wars of the truffle grounds

October 25, 2010 9:36 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) They are one of the most highly prized delicacies in the culinary world, but now scientists have discovered that black truffles are locked in a gender war for reproduction. The research, published in New Phytologist as the truffle season begins, represents a...


Helicos adds two more to IP lawsuit

October 25, 2010 9:36 am | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Helicos BioSciences Corp. reports that it has added two more defendants – Illumina Inc. and Life Technologies Corp. – to its lawsuit against Pacific BioSciences of California Inc.

IDT introduces world's most accurate all-silicon CMOS oscillator

October 25, 2010 9:36 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®; NASDAQ: IDTI), the Analog and Digital Company? delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, today announced the industry?s most accurate all-silicon CMOS oscillator, which achieves an industry-leading 100ppm total frequency error...

VTI expands into consumer gyros and timing devices

October 25, 2010 9:36 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

MEMS pioneer challenges the current market offering

Crossbow Technology, Inc. announces GNAV540 system for military ground vehicles

October 25, 2010 9:36 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Crossbow Technology Inc., a leading supplier of advanced sensor systems for the military, announced availability of the next-generation GNAV540, a low-cost and ruggedized system providing accurate and reliable position, heading and orientation data for mission-critical navigation and...


Imec sets up R & D activity in Taiwan

October 25, 2010 8:35 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Imec Taiwan today signed the co-funding contract with the Taiwanese Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) for its R&D activity Imec Taiwan Innovation Centre (ITIC).

Ecliptek introduces new quartz spread spectrum quick turn oscillators

October 25, 2010 8:35 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Ecliptek Corporation is very pleased to announce the addition of the EPSA family of surface mount spread spectrum quartz resonator based oscillators.

Xsens releases wireless 3D motion tracker

October 25, 2010 8:35 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Xsens Technologies B.V., the leader in professional 3D tracking systems, today announced the availability of the MTw? miniature wireless inertial motion tracker for ambulatory 3D kinematic measurements.

Sun says Sabra offering $225 million in notes

October 25, 2010 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Health care facility operator Sun Healthcare Group Inc. said Monday that subsidiaries of Sabra Health Care REIT Inc. agreed to sell $225 million in senior notes in a private placement to institutional investors.The subsidiaries are selling 8.125 percent senior notes due 2018. The sale of the notes...

WellPoint fires executive V.P. Lewis without cause

October 25, 2010 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Health insurer WellPoint Inc. said Friday after markets closed that Executive Vice President Dijuana K. Lewis was fired without cause.The Indianapolis insurer said Lewis will remain with the company until the end of the year to "assist in the transition of her duties." A spokeswoman declined to...

Sofradir & ULIS? infrared technologies on display in IFV systems at US military conference AUSA 2010

October 25, 2010 7:35 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

? Infantry Fighting Vehicle (IFV) Nexter, deployed in Afghanistan, will display fire control and surveillance systems using Sofradir & ULIS? infrared detectors ? Nexter use provides further example of Sofradir and ULIS? ability to deliver resilient IR products suited for combat zones like...

Major Medical Center in India is Country's First to Offer Fast Arc-based Radiation Therapy Technique for Patients With Cancer

October 25, 2010 7:34 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

NEW DELHI, Oct. 25 /- In Medanta Cancer Institute's first two Elekta VMAT cases, physicians were able to simultaneously exploit both the precision and speed benefits of this novel technique. Both patients had cranial tumors located near critical structures—requiring precise...



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