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2011-03-28 07:50:00

XI'AN, China, March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Power Equipment, Inc. ("China Power Equipment" or "the Company", OTC Bulletin Board: CPQQ), the designer, manufacturer, and distributor of a new generation of energy saving distribution transformers and transformer cores in the People's Republic of China, today announced that it will host its earnings conference call and live webcast covering the year 2010 on April 1, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. EDT (New York), which is also 8:00 p.m....

2011-03-14 07:50:00

XI'AN, China, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Power Equipment, Inc. ("China Power Equipment" or "the Company", OTC Bulletin Board: CPQQ), the designer, manufacturer, and distributor of a new generation of energy saving electric transformers and transformer cores in the People's Republic of China, today expressed its sympathies to the citizens of Japan as they deal with the tragic and devastating earthquake, aftershocks, and tsunami waves that hit northeastern Japan this...

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2011-03-02 09:22:47

Imagine a material that's stronger than steel, but just as versatile as plastic, able to take on a seemingly endless variety of forms. For decades, materials scientists have been trying to come up with just such an ideal substance, one that could be molded into complex shapes with the same ease and low expense as plastic but without sacrificing the strength and durability of metal. Now a team led by Jan Schroers, a materials scientist at Yale University, has shown that some recently developed...

2011-01-20 10:50:00

--International Delegates Meet in Japan-- CHAMPIONS GATE, Fla., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Mercury, the main ingredient in "silver" or amalgam fillings, will be the subject of a United Nations conference to be held in Chiba, Japan on January 24-28. Members of various non-governmental organizations (NGOs), as well as dentists and scientists from groups such as the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT), will be attending and urging a ban on products...

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2011-01-13 09:06:15

Amorphous palladium-based alloy demonstrates unprecedented level of combined toughness and strength; could be of use in biomedical implants Glass is inherently strong, but when it cracks or otherwise fails, it proves brittle, shattering almost immediately. Steel and other metal alloys tend to be tough"”they resist shattering"”but are also relatively weak; they permanently deform and fail easily. The ideal material, says Marios Demetriou, a senior research fellow at the California...

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2011-01-11 07:44:41

Lynn Yarris, Berkeley Lab Glass stronger and tougher than steel? A new type of damage-tolerant metallic glass, demonstrating a strength and toughness beyond that of any known material, has been developed and tested by a collaboration of researchers with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)and the California Institute of Technology. What's more, even better versions of this new glass may be on the way. "These results mark the first use of a...

2010-12-13 08:34:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 13, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- While an FDA panel re-examines risks of amalgam over the next two days, the World Health Department is expected to release a key report soon recommending that amalgam use be "phased down" globally, consistent with its earlier recommendations.(i) "We welcome WHO's support for "phasing down" amalgam, and urge FDA to do the same," said Michael Bender, director of the Mercury Policy Project. On Dec. 14-15, 2010, an FDA panel will discuss...

2010-11-09 01:00:00

MUNICH, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Elektron Ventures is today unveiling a brand new porous copper material that will transform cooling systems and enable faster processing clock speeds. AdvarienCu - a pioneering copper foam created using a patented process - is materials efficient, non toxic and highly cost effective, and is being launched at international trade show electronica 2010 in Munich (9-12 November). Tests by a leading academic research group found AdvarienCu-based liquid...

2010-10-04 08:00:00

WELLESLEY HILLS, Mass., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Joseph F. Finn, Jr., C.P.A. ("Finn"), announced today that he is offering for sale the patented technology to integrate germanium photodetectors with silicon circuits at the November 5, 2010 sealed bid sale of NoblePeak Vision Corp. assets. NoblePeak has developed and implemented a process flow that incorporates single crystal germanium photodetectors with CMOS circuits. Germanium detectors allow the detection of a much wider spectrum of...

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2010-09-18 07:40:42

The ability of phase-change materials to readily and swiftly transition between different phases has made them valuable as a low-power source of non-volatile or "flash" memory and data storage. Now an entire new class of phase-change materials has been discovered by researchers with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) and the University of California (UC) Berkeley that could be applied to phase change random access memory (PCM) technologies and possibly optical data...


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