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2010-07-13 11:18:00

BROOMFIELD, Colo., July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Emerging titanium applications in commercial and military aerospace will be presented at TITANIUM 2010, the 26th annual conference and exhibition, which will be held Oct. 3-6 at the Gaylord Palms Hotel and Convention Center, Kissimmee, FL. The International Titanium Association (ITA), Broomfield, CO, serves as the host and sponsor of TITANIUM 2010. Aerospace, by any yardstick, continues to be the bellwether global business sector for the titanium...

2010-07-13 08:00:00

MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel, July 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Jordan Valley Semiconductors Ltd. (JVS), a leading provider of X-ray-based semiconductor in-line metrology tools, announced today the launch of its new JVX7200(TM), which targets the challenging SiGe in-line process monitoring. The system is the first ever production-worthy tool to combine HRXRD (High-Resolution X-Ray Diffraction) and XRR (X-Ray Reflectance) technologies for strain, composition, and thickness measurement of SiGe stacks for sub...

2010-06-10 10:39:00

Agency to consider risks to vulnerable populations SILVER SPRING, Md., June 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today announced plans to hold an advisory panel on Dec. 14-15, 2010, to discuss several scientific issues that may affect the regulation of dental amalgam, used for direct filling of carious lesions or structural defects in teeth. The panel meeting will focus particularly on the potential risk to vulnerable populations, such as pregnant women,...

2010-04-12 05:30:00

XI'AN, China, April 12 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Power Equipment, Inc. ("China Power Equipment" or "China Power" or the "Company") (OTC Bulletin Board: CPQQ), the manufacturer of a new generation of energy saving electric transformers and transformer cores in the People's Republic of China, today updated its progress in its new plant and in a possible second source for amorphous alloy. Mr. Yongxing Song, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of China Power Equipment, Inc.,...

2010-02-12 08:30:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sunovia Energy Technologies (OTC Bulletin Board: SUNV) announced today that esteemed General Frank Akers has chosen to represent Sunovia's LED lighting products for sales to the United States government, including the U.S. military. Sunovia recently announced a 1,100 fixture contract with the Camp Lejeune Marine base in North Carolina for the installation of the company's proprietary EvoLucia(TM)-brand cobra head LED light fixtures. Dr....

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2010-01-27 14:33:12

A new study on the surface chemistry of silver-colored, mercury-based dental fillings suggests that the surface forms of mercury may be less toxic than previously thought. It appears online in ACS' journal Chemical Research in Toxicology. In the study, Graham George and colleagues note that mercury-based fillings, also called amalgams, have been used by dentists to repair teeth for well-over a century. In recent decades their use has become controversial because of concerns about exposure to...

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2009-12-09 15:18:53

A new study on the surface chemistry of silver-colored, mercury-based dental fillings suggests that the surface forms of mercury may be less toxic than previously thought. It appears online in ACS' journal Chemical Research in Toxicology. In the study, Graham George and colleagues note that mercury-based fillings, also called amalgams, have been used by dentists to repair teeth for well-over a century. In recent decades their use has become controversial because of concerns about exposure to...

2009-10-29 06:58:38

Last night at the 8th International Conference on Magnesium Alloys and Applications, Australia's Dr Mark Easton was announced as the winner of the GKSS Magnesium Research Award.  The GKSS Research Centre in Geesthacht initiated the award to honor innovative work by an individual researcher in the area of the science and technology of magnesium alloys. Magnesium is a logical lightweight alternative to traditional materials, especially for automotive applications.  Magnesium is 33%...

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2009-10-20 14:11:00

"Smart" alloy stretches, contracts by almost 10 percent By chance, two friends, out of the 3,000 scientists attending the fall 2006 Materials Research Society meeting in Boston, ran into each other outside the Hynes Convention Center. Peter Mllner and David Dunand had both graduated from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) Zurich. Mllner, now at Boise State University, was researching magnetic alloys that can change their shape in the presence of a magnetic field. Meanwhile,...

2009-10-05 04:48:00

MIGDAL HAEMEK, Israel, and NEWPORT BEACH, California, October 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tower Semiconductor, Ltd. (NASDAQ: TSEM, TASE: TSEM), and its U.S. subsidiary, Jazz Semiconductor today announced the fourth annual technology conference at its Newport Beach facility on November 5, 2009. This year's Jazz and Tower conference (JaTc) is focused on the central theme of "Stimulus for Success: Specialty Solutions Enable Customer Innovation." The one-day event will include key invited...