Archive: 09/22/2011

HP to name Meg Whitman as CEO

(AP) -- Hewlett-Packard is set to name Meg Whitman, the former eBay CEO and California candidate for governor, as its new CEO, forcing aside Leo Apotheker after just 11 months on the job.

Sep 22, 2011
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Smarter robot arms (w/ video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- A combination of two algorithms developed at MIT allows autonomous robots to execute tasks much more efficiently — and move more predictably.

Sep 22, 2011
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Industry and neutron science: Working to make a match

Industrial users are starting to eye the potential of neutron science for solving problems that can't be solved in any other way. At the same time, the Spallation Neutron Source and High Flux Isotope Reactor ...

Sep 22, 2011
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I'm out of the office, so please read this spam

(AP) -- If you're prone to mistyping email addresses, here's a new thing to worry about: you could be a target for spammers trying to sell you a dream vacation or a diet product by pretending to be one of your friends or ...

Sep 22, 2011
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Radiation boost for artificial joints

A blast of gamma radiation could toughen up plastic prosthetic joints to make them strong enough to last for years, according to researchers in China writing in the current issue of the International Journal of Biomedical En ...

Sep 22, 2011
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