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2009-07-01 08:00:00

Remains on track for planned spinoff later this summer SAN DIEGO, July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CareFusion Corporation, the company that will become public following the planned spinoff of Cardinal Health's clinical and medical products businesses, today launched its new brand and marked the occasion by providing opportunities for its global employees to volunteer for non-profit organizations in their communities. "This is an exciting day for our company and employees because we believe...

2009-06-09 06:37:00

SAN DIEGO, June 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CareFusion Corporation, the company that will become public from the planned spinoff of Cardinal Health's clinical and medical products businesses, today filed a second amendment to its Form 10 registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that includes information about its post-spin board of directors and outlines progress being made to fulfill its obligations under a consent decree for its Alaris(R) infusion products....

2009-05-13 08:00:00

SAN DIEGO, May 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CareFusion Corporation, the company that will become public from the planned spinoff of Cardinal Health's clinical and medical products businesses, today announced that Edward J. Borkowski has been named chief financial officer (CFO). Borkowski, 49, has been CFO of Mylan, Inc. since 2002 where he helped transform the company from a U.S.-based generic business to one of the largest generic pharmaceutical companies in the world, operating in more...

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2009-05-07 08:24:23

A NASA technology that was developed for an aerospace high-speed research program is now part of an implantable device for heart failure patients. NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va., created an advanced aerospace resin, named Langley Research Center's Soluble Imide, or LaRC-SI. It is highly flexible, resistant to chemicals, and withstands extreme hot and cold temperatures. The "super plastic" was determined to be biologically inert, making it suitable for medical use, including...

2009-04-22 10:12:00

WASHINGTON, April 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA has launched an expanded version of an interactive online program that allows users to discover some of the many NASA technologies that positively impact everyday life. The interactive "NASA at Home" and "NASA City" sites are enhanced with many new features, including green-related information to coincide with Earth Day 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) NASA at Home and NASA City take users on an...

2009-03-31 08:11:00

SAN DIEGO, March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CareFusion Corporation, the company that is expected to become public from the spinoff of Cardinal Health's clinical and medical products businesses, today filed a Form 10 registration statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that contains detailed information about the company as a standalone entity. The Form 10 filing outlines Cardinal Health's plan to spin off at least 80 percent of the outstanding common stock of...

2009-01-27 13:34:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA spinoff technology from the Mars exploration rovers was used to capture a unique panoramic image of President Obama's inaugural address at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 20. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) A photographer at the inauguration, David Bergman, used the Gigapan camera system to generate an image from a press platform. The resulting picture is a combination of 220 images with an overall size of 1,474...

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2009-01-27 14:20:00

NASA spinoff technology from the Mars exploration rovers was used to capture a unique panoramic image of President Obama's inaugural address at the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 20. A photographer at the inauguration, David Bergman, used the Gigapan camera system to generate an image from a press platform. The resulting picture is a combination of 220 images with an overall size of 1,474 megapixels. The Gigapan system is a NASA spinoff technology that can capture thousands of digital images and weave...

2008-10-08 15:00:09

To: TECHNOLOGY EDITORS Contact: Sonja Alexander of NASA Headquarters, Washington, +1- 202-358-1761, sonja.r.alexander@nasa.gov WASHINGTON, Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 2008 edition of NASA's annual Spinoff publication celebrates the agency's 50th anniversary and highlights 50 new examples of how NASA technology is being put to use in everyday life. This anniversary edition features a 50-year timeline of NASA-derived technologies from historical programs and projects, and a...

2008-10-08 15:00:09

The 2008 edition of the U.S. space agency's Spinoff publication celebrates NASA's 50th anniversary by highlighting space technology now being used on Earth. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration's annual publication features a 50-year time line of NASA-derived technologies from historical programs and projects and a summary of award-winning NASA technologies included in Spinoff over the years. "The results of NASA research and technology are all around us, providing benefits to...


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