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Standard & Poor's makes changes to indexes

July 15, 2010 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Standard & Poor's said Thursday that Interactive Brokers Group Inc. will replace CyberSource Corp. in the S&P SmallCap 600 after trading closes on July 20.CyberSource is being bought by Visa Inc. in a deal expected to close on or about that date.Additionally, Skyworks Solutions Inc. will...

Connectors Merge Pre-Wired Assemblies With Terminal Blocks

July 15, 2010 7:10 am | Product Releases | Comments

WAGO Corp.’s 2020 and 2022 Series X-COMS Pluggable Connector Systems merge touchproof, pre-wired assemblies with TOPJOBS terminal blocks.

Robotic Surgical Assistants: New Robot Controls and Operating Methodology Allow Robots to Assist Surgeons

July 15, 2010 7:06 am | by Adept Technology | Articles | Comments

Robots have been assisting surgeons since 1985 for remote surgery, unmanned surgery and minimally invasive surgery. Robotic surgical assistance has many advantages including smaller incisions, decreased blood loss, less pain, quicker healing time and the ability to pinpoint locations very precisely. Automated systems that support surgeons in procedures such as the implantation of prosthetics used in hip replacements are becoming a more common fixture in the operating room.

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High-Voltage Amplifiers Offers High Performance, Attractive Pricing

July 15, 2010 7:04 am | Product Releases | Comments

TREK Inc., a designer and manufacturer of high-voltage power amplifiers and high-performance electrostatic instrumentation, introduced its 2200 Series of 40 Watt high voltage amplifiers.

Sealed Handheld Enclosures Are Stylish and Robust

July 15, 2010 6:58 am | Product Releases | Comments

TEKO have extended their TEKBOX enclosures range to include sealed versions rated IP65, similar to NEMA 4. As a result, these modern hand-held enclosures can now be used in harsher industrial environments. 

Carbon Nanotube-Enhanced PEEK Products Suitable for Medical

July 15, 2010 6:51 am | Solvay Specialty Polymers | Product Releases | Comments

Solvay Advanced Polymers, LLC is partnering with Entegris Inc.’s TEGO Polymers unit to develop and market advanced carbon nanotube-enhanced PEEK products suited for a range of emerging applications in the medical industry.

Peking University People's Hospital Partners with IBM to Build China's First Evidence-Based Patient Centric Care System

July 15, 2010 6:35 am | by IBM | News | Comments

IBM and Peking University People's Hospital (People's Hospital) have built an evidence-based patient centric care (ePC3) system to enable cooperation and resource sharing among medical services providers for improved patient care.

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IBM Bolsters Scientific Research to Improve Healthcare Quality and Costs

July 15, 2010 6:34 am | by IBM | News | Comments

IBM today announced plans to enlist some of the company's leading scientists and technologists to help medical practitioners and insurance companies provide high-quality, evidence-based care to patients. As part of this initiative, IBM is collaborating with clinicians in numerous medical...

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BioMimetic publicly offers $42.5 million in stock

July 15, 2010 5:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BioMimetic Therapeutics will offer $42.5 million in common stock to the public, the biotechnology company said Thursday.The 5 million shares are being sold for $8.50 apiece, marking a 7 percent discount from Wednesday's closing price of $9.16.Shares in BioMimetic Therapeutics Inc. slipped 17...

Leisureworld Announces July Dividend

July 15, 2010 3:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Leisureworld Senior Care Corporation (TSX: LW) today announced that the Company's dividend for July, 2010 will be $0.0708 per share, representing $0.85 per share on an annualized basis. Payment will be made on August 16, 2010 to shareholders of record July 30, 2010.About LeisureworldLeisureworld is...

Young Innovations, Inc. Provides 2nd Quarter Conference Call Details

July 14, 2010 10:36 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

ST. LOUIS , July 14 /- Young Innovations, Inc. (Nasdaq: YDNT ) today announced that it will broadcast its second quarter earnings results with a live and on-demand web cast conference call on Wednesday, July 21, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. Central Time . A live audio broadcast of the call will be...

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MD Anderson keeps No. 1 cancer ranking in US News & World Report annual survey

July 14, 2010 10:35 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center) The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center remains the leading hospital in the nation for cancer care for the fourth year straight, according to the annual "Best Hospitals" survey published by US News & World Report.

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Mylan Receives Approval for Nabumetone Tablets

July 14, 2010 1:33 pm | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PITTSBURGH , July 14 /- Mylan Inc. (Nasdaq: MYL ) today announced that its subsidiary Matrix Laboratories Limited has received final approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for Nabumetone Tablets USP, 500 mg and 750 mg. The...

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Drug detection firm Psychemedics signs deal with UK firm

July 14, 2010 12:32 pm | by Mass High Tech: The Journal of New England Technology | News | Comments

Acton-based Psychemedics Corp., a substance abuse screening firm, has signed a deal with U.K.-based LGC Ltd., granting the British analytical and diagnostic services firm sales and marketing responsibilities in the U.K. and Europe for Psychemedics' hair analysis drug test.

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Network Storage Provides Up to 1.2 TB SATA per Slot

July 14, 2010 12:20 pm | Product Releases | Comments

Elma Electronic Systems division, a leading supplier of embedded products and systems solutions built on open standards-based platforms like CompactPCI, ATCA, VME and VPX, now offers the 6211 cPCI RAIDStor with up to 1.2 TB in a single cPCI slot or 2.4 TB with two slots.

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