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New vision correction options for baby boomers

October 19, 2010 6:32 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Academy of Ophthalmology) Results of clinical research on new presbyopia treatments now available in Europe -- and possibly available soon in the United States -- were reported in today's scientific program of the 2010 Joint Meeting of the American Academy of...


Cataract surgery saves lives, dollars by reducing auto crashes

October 19, 2010 6:32 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(American Academy of Ophthalmology) Cataract surgery not only improves vision and quality of life for older people, but is also apparently a way to reduce the number of car crashes. The research will be presented today at the scientific program of the 2010 American Academy of...


Graphene to improve Bluetooth headsets and other wireless devices

October 19, 2010 6:31 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Researchers at UC Riverside continue advancements with graphene, the single-atom thick carbon crystal that was the subject of this year's Nobel Prize in physics


Award-winning Manufacturing Leader Khalil S. Taraman Named President of SME Education Foundation

October 19, 2010 5:34 am | by Society of Manufacturing Engineers | News | Comments

DEARBORN, Mich., October 18, 2010 — Khalil S. Taraman, PhD, FSME, PE and D.I.T. Chair of Manufacturing Engineering, Lawrence Technological University (LTU), Southfield, Mich., has been named president of the SME Education Foundation Board of Directors for 2011, his second term in...

Ingenuity Systems and TransMed Systems Integrate Software to Support Personalized Medicine Research

October 19, 2010 4:33 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Oct. 19 /- Ingenuity® Systems, the leading provider of information solutions for life science researchers, and TransMed Systems, a translational medicine software and services company, today announced an integration between IPA® software and XB...


Opto Circuits to Acquire Cardiac Science

October 19, 2010 4:32 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

BOTHELL, Wash. and BANGALORE, KARNATAKA, India, Oct. 19 /- Cardiac Science Corporation (Nasdaq: CSCX ) and Opto Circuits (India) Limited [BSE Code: 532391; NSE: OPTOCIRCUI] today announced they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under which Opto Circuits has agreed to acquire...


IME, Fujikura partner on Next-Gen optical modulators

October 19, 2010 3:33 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

The Institute of Microelectronics (IME), a research institute under the Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR), and Fujikura Limited in Japan, have announced a research collaboration agreement to jointly develop next-generation silicon optical modulators for future optical...

OSI receives $3.9M Optoelectronics order

October 19, 2010 3:33 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

OSI Systems Inc., a vertically-integrated provider of specialized electronic products for critical applications in the security and healthcare industries, announced that OSI Optoelectronics has been awarded a multi-year contract valued at approximately $3.9 million from a major defense...


German alliance puts IGBTs to work in kitchens

October 19, 2010 2:32 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

A more energy efficient kitchen is the goal of three German industrial and research giants, which formed an alliance under the sponsorship of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF).

China's rare-earth policy hurts optics makers

October 19, 2010 2:32 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Export restrictions have sent the price of cerium oxide through the roof, and highlighted the industry's vulnerability to Chinese imports.

Trumpf expects double-digit sales jump

October 19, 2010 2:32 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

With orders on the rise in nearly all of its markets, the leading supplier of laser material processing systems is in positive mood.

Bluechiip Limited to list on ASX via Sofcom Limited reverse takeover

October 19, 2010 12:32 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Bluechiip Limited ? a Melbourne-based company which has invented and developed a groundbreaking innovative MEMS (Micro Electro Mechanical Systems) tracking solution with a number of commercial applications, for healthcare, security, defence and waste industries ? plans to list on the...

A Long-lasting Universal Flu Vaccine

October 18, 2010 9:34 pm | by Massachusetts Institute of Technology | News | Comments

Advance could elminate the need for shots each year for evolving strains.

UT Southwestern Doctor's Expertise Helped Trapped Chilean Miners During Pressured Half-Mile-Deep Rescue(2)

October 18, 2010 4:33 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

DALLAS, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- When rescuers needed to determine how to safely extract Chilean miners without their fainting and suffering a potentially devastating loss of blood to the brain, they turned to a UT Southwestern Medical Center scientist whose expertise typically...


Mylan to Appeal Court Decision in Generic Paroxetine Hydrochloride CR Case

October 18, 2010 4:32 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 18 /- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL ) today announced that its motion for a preliminary injunction against GlaxoSmithKline and Apotex pertaining to generic Paxil CR was denied at a hearing today in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey. The company believes...



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