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World Precision Instruments Gains Added Precision with SYSPRO Software

June 23, 2010 10:45 am | by World Precision Instruments | Articles | Comments

World Precision Instruments (WPI) is a global leader in TEER measurement, nitric oxide sensing, and other sophisticated instrumentation vital to physiological and medical research. The privately held company began operations in New Haven, Conn., in 1967 as a small manufacturer

Report: A few insurers control Medicare Advantage

June 23, 2010 10:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

A small number of insurers controls a big chunk of the market for Medicare Advantage health plans, according to a new Kaiser Family Foundation report.The nonprofit foundation said three or fewer companies dominate the market in every state except New York for the plans, which are privately run...

City passes phone radiation law

June 23, 2010 10:37 am | by BBC | News | Comments

San Francisco is set to be the first US city to require mobile phone retailers to post radiation levels next to handsets they sell.


Vermont Company Brushes Up on Decorating Challenges

June 23, 2010 10:31 am | by Vermont Company | Articles | Comments

Printing on toothbrushes used to be a challenge in the product decorating field, until the engineers at Pad Print Machinery of Vermont sunk their teeth into the problem. “Toothbrush manufactures were coming to us with a dozen different styles of

Rapid Prototyping Resin Unlocks a New Opportunity for Direct Manufacturing

June 23, 2010 9:59 am | by John Baldo, Ph.D. | Articles | Comments

Varian, Inc., a leader in Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) technology, produced the first commercial NMR spectrometer more than 50 years ago. Since then, NMR has become a standard technique for chemical, biological, medical, and physical research. NMR imaging systems are recognized as significant tools for medical dia

Stryker names Roch Doliveux to board

June 23, 2010 9:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical device maker Stryker Corp. said Wednesday it named Dr. Roch Doliveux to its board of directors.Doliveux has been CEO of biotechnology company UCB S.A. since 2005. His appointment expands Stryker's board to nine directors.Shares of Stryker fell 6 cents to $50.88 in midday trading.

Everlight, Epistar and TPV to form LED packaging joint venture

June 23, 2010 9:38 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Everlight Electronics, Epistar, and TPV Technology will establish a joint venture for LED chip packaging and LED light strip production in Fuzhou City in China's Fujian Province, according to the companies. TPV is a dominant LCD TV maker.

Study demonstrates pine bark naturally reduces hay fever symptoms

June 23, 2010 9:36 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(MWW Group) An estimated 60 million people in the US are affected by allergic rhinitis, commonly known as hay fever, according to the American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology. A study published in the June 14, 2010, issue of Phytotherapy Research demonstrates Pycnogenol,...


WSU researchers find mothers of children with autism pay price in workplace

June 23, 2010 9:35 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Washington State University) Mothers of children with autism see their careers disproportionally affected as they confront greater demands on their time, inflexible workplaces and increased medical costs, according to a new study by researchers at Washington State University Vancouver.


Labeling & Vision System Reduces Cost of Applying and Inspecting Lenses

June 23, 2010 9:31 am | by John Lewis | Articles | Comments

In response to the demand for a labeling system that is both time and cost efficient, SynergEyes Inc., has developed an innovative means of applying and inspecting product labels. This article will introduce this technology, exploring both how it works, and the benefits it offers. Labeling is a critical con

Medtronic reiterates fiscal 2011 earnings guidance

June 23, 2010 7:45 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Medical device maker Medtronic Inc. on Wednesday reiterated its fiscal 2011 earnings guidance and issued a forecast for its first quarter, which ends July 30.At an investor event in Boston on Wednesday, Chief Financial Officer Gary Ellis said the company still expects fiscal 2011 earnings per...


Ceramic Substrate Machining

June 23, 2010 7:43 am | by Synchron Laser Services | Articles | Comments

Synchron Laser Services, Inc. presents its fiber lasers as a more accurate and precise alternative to CO2 lasers. Fiber lasers are proving to be a disruptive enabling technology in the scribing, drilling and cutting of ceramic substrates in an industry

Novellus systems develops XMM(TM) technology for in-line isotropic copper overburden reduction

June 23, 2010 7:40 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Novellus Systems today announced that it has developed patent-pending XMM technology that complements the company's SABRE® Electrofill® copper electrochemical deposition (ECD) process.

E-System Design, Inc. announces new breakthrough for 3D interconnect parasitic extraction

June 23, 2010 7:40 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

New Full Wave method enables parasitic extraction of hundreds/thousands of interconnects in parallel

STMicroelectronics and Debiotech debut disposable insulin jewel pump at ADA Congress in US

June 23, 2010 7:40 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Discreet miniature pump continuously delivers insulin to patients while allowing full range of activities


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