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September 24, 2009 6:39 am | Starlims Corporation | Product Releases | Comments

STARLIMS is a Web-based LIMS that can be deployed with a fully integrated scientific data management system (SDMS) to create a single, multipurpose platform


LabWare LIMS 6.0

September 24, 2009 6:11 am | LabWare, Inc. | Product Releases | Comments

LabWare LIMS 6.0 is the foundation application in the fully integrated LabWare LIMS suite, which offers built-in instrument interfacing and a broad range of functional modules


Ancient, Bizarre Ghostshark a New Species

September 23, 2009 11:56 am | News | Comments

New species are not just discovered in exotic locales — even places as urban as California still yield discoveries of new plants and animals. Scientists recently named a new species of chimaera, an ancient and bizarre group of fishes distantly related to sharks


Astrophysicists Achieve First Full Simulation of Star’s Final Hours

September 23, 2009 11:44 am | News | Comments

A team of researchers has created the first full-star simulation of the hours preceding the largest thermonuclear explosions in the universe


Cloud- and Linux-based Netbook Software Launched in Africa

September 23, 2009 11:22 am | News | Comments

A new, flexible personal computing software package for netbooks and other thin client devices has been introduced to help businesses in Africa bridge the digital divide by leapfrogging traditional PCs and proprietary software


Boeing Named Leader in Climate Change Disclosure

September 23, 2009 11:17 am | News | Comments

The Boeing Company was named the best performing industrial company in the 2009 Global Carbon Disclosure Leadership Index, which ranks corporations for transparency around reporting climate-change risks and actions to improve environmental performance


Robot Fish Inspired by Amazonian Knifefish

September 23, 2009 11:00 am | News | Comments

Researchers at the University of Bath have used nature for inspiration in designing a new type of swimming robot which could bring a breakthrough in submersible technology


Electronic Nose Sniffs out Toxins

September 23, 2009 10:50 am | News | Comments

Imagine a polka-dotted postage stamp-sized sensor that can sniff out known poisonous gases and toxins and show the results simply by changing colors. This new technology exemplifies the types of sensors that are being developed as part of the National Institutes of Health Genes, Environment and Health Initiative


Looking for Exotic Extraterrestrial Life

September 23, 2009 8:30 am | News | Comments

Scientists at a new interdisciplinary research institute in Austria are working to uncover how life might evolve with “exotic” biochemistry and solvents, such as sulphuric acid instead of water


New Machine Learning Tool could Lead to Better Crops

September 23, 2009 7:26 am | News | Comments

A new computing tool that could help scientists predict how plants will react to different environmental conditions in order to create better crops is being developed


Bringing Low-power Multicore Solutions to Military and Aerospace Facilities

September 23, 2009 7:22 am | News | Comments

GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms has initiated a collaborative effort with Cavium Networks to facilitate high-performance compute technology using low power multicore processor architectures in military and aerospace applications


Newsweek Ranks America’s Greenest Companies

September 23, 2009 7:17 am | News | Comments

Newsweek has launched a ranking of the greenest companies in America. The Newsweek Green Rankings is the first-ever report based on companies' actual environmental footprint, policies and practices


Panasas Partners with Penguin Computing to Bring High-performance Storage to the Cloud

September 23, 2009 6:45 am | News | Comments

Panasas, a provider of storage for the world's most performance-intensive applications, announced it has secured a partnership with Penguin Computing to provide high-performance parallel storage that will power Penguin Computing's high-performance cloud computing service


Martian Red Dust may Result from Grinding Process, Not Rust

September 23, 2009 6:14 am | News | Comments

The widespread idea that Mars is red due to rocks being rusted by the water that once flooded the red planet may not be correct. Recent laboratory studies show that red dust may be formed by ongoing grinding of surface rocks


Computer Scientist to Advise State Department on Cyber Affairs

September 23, 2009 6:09 am | News | Comments

John Savage has been chosen to be a special adviser to the State Department on cyber affairs. He is one of 10 fellows chosen this year and is the first computer scientist to serve in the program, now in its sixth year



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