Archive: 01/11/2011

Canon to spend $12bn on acquisitions by 2015

Canon plans to spend up to one trillion yen ($12 billion) by 2015 on mergers and acquisitions to expand in the areas of medical equipment and robotics, according to an interview published Tuesday.

Jan 11, 2011
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Germany kills 140 dioxin-contaminated pigs

(AP) -- German authorities ordered 140 pigs slaughtered Tuesday after tests showed high levels of a cancer-causing chemical for the first time in swine, as the nation's dioxin scandal widened beyond poultry and eggs.

Jan 11, 2011
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Dozens missing from flooding in Australian valley

(AP) -- Military helicopters searched Tuesday for scores of people missing after a tsunami-like wall of water ripped through an Australian valley, tossing cars like toys in the deadliest episode of a weekslong ...

Jan 11, 2011
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CT helps identify bullet trajectories

Multidetector computed tomography (MDCT) provides an efficient, effective way to analyze wounds from bullets and explosive devices, according to a study published online and in the March issue of Radiology.

Jan 11, 2011
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