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2009-09-14 07:05:00

Space is not a fun place to get a stomach bug. To ensure drinking water is adequately disinfected, University of Utah chemists developed a two-minute water quality monitoring method that just started six months of tests aboard the International Space Station.

2009-07-14 18:28:00

SAN DIEGO, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- CareFusion Corporation, the company that will become public from the planned spinoff of Cardinal Health's clinical and medical products businesses, today announced the pricing of its offering of $1.4 billion aggregate principal amount of senior unsecured notes.

2009-07-10 07:56:00

SAN DIEGO, July 10 /PRNewswire/ -- CareFusion Corporation, the company that will become public from the planned spinoff of Cardinal Health's clinical and medical products businesses, today announced it will immediately resume customer implementations of its Alaris(R) PC units and PCA (Patient Controlled Analgesia) modules following a shipping hold announced in March. The company is ready to resume shipments following 510(k) clearance from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for a software...

2009-07-07 07:33:00

SAN DIEGO, July 7 /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 fourth amendment to its Form 10 Registration Statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), where it announced the receipt of the private letter ruling from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and an adjusted distribution ratio for the planned spinoff. Cardinal Health has...

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).

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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.

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.

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.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.