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2013-05-09 23:45:38

The High Density Packaging (HDP) User Group headquartered in the United States announces that Elite Material Co., Ltd. (EMC) has become its newest member. Cave Creek, AZ (PRWEB) May 08, 2013 The High Density Packaging (HDP) User Group headquartered in the United States announces that Elite Material Co., Ltd. (EMC) has become its newest member. EMC is committed to developing innovative Printed Circuit Board (PCB) base materials with its halogen-free technology which are in line with future...

Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs) Are Everywhere
2013-05-09 10:23:59

University of Iowa Since polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are produced through industrial processes or activities, it is assumed that people living in industrial cities will have higher concentrations of these toxic chemicals in their blood than people in rural communities. Researchers at the University of Iowa say this isn´t the case. In a paper published in March in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, scientists report that mothers and children in East Chicago,...

Some Cheeses Surpass Contaminant Levels Recommended By EU
2013-02-19 09:20:11

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Researchers at the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Spain) have analyzed more than 60 brands of cheese commonly available in supermarkets. The concentration of organochloride contaminants in the majority of the samples was lower than levels set by European legislation, but in a few cases it was higher. The scientists recommend that an eye is kept on polychlorinated biphenyls as they are carcinogenic. The majority of these...

2013-01-03 05:02:02

Bittele Electronics Inc. announced today that its Hard-to-Find Parts Sourcing Service, which locates the most elusive electronic components and saves customers time and costs in PCB manufacturing. (PRWEB) January 02, 2013 Bittele Electronics Inc., a Toronto-based firm specializing in prototype and low volume printed circuit board (PCB) assembly, announced today that its Hard-to-Find Parts Sourcing Service, which locates the most elusive electronic components and saves customers time and...

Females Of Childbearing Age Have Higher Risk Of Pollutants In Blood
2012-11-29 07:56:29

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Scientists from Brown University recently revealed in a study that women between the ages of 16 and 49 years of age had a high risk for various pollutants. Pooled from the data of thousands of females, the new analysis demonstrated that almost 23 percent of women in the US met or exceeded the median blood levels for three environmental pollutants. Also, 89.3 percent of the women between the ages of 16 and 49 were at or above the...

2012-10-13 04:03:32

NexLogic Technologies, San Jose, CA sponsored another top CUAUV winner at 2012 competition. Cornell University Autonomous Underwater Vehicle (CUAUV) team won the $8,000 grand prize along with another $500 for first place in technical judging. San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 11, 2012 The technology partnership between Cornell University´s CUAUV Project and NexLogic Technologies continues to be successful with the CUAUV team´s winning first place at this year´s AUVSI´s 15th...

2012-09-27 23:04:25

Bay Area Circuits, Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced PCBs, today announced the availability of a new software application called PCB Creator which enables easy design of 2 and 4 layer printed circuit boards with a number of pro-level features. Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) September 27, 2012 Bay Area Circuits, Inc., a leading manufacturer of advanced PCBs, today announced the availability of a new software application called PCB Creator which enables easy design of 2 and 4 layer printed...

2012-09-07 23:01:17

Join NexLogic Technologies, Inc. at PCBWest 2012 Technical Conference on September 25-26 at the Santa Clara Convention Center. NexLogic´s president Zulki Khan will present on the latest Package on Package (PoP) Technology. (PRWEB) September 06, 2012 NexLogic Technologies, Inc., a complete one-stop shop for PCB design, fabrication, assembly, and test today announced it will participate at the PCBWest 2012 Technical Conference scheduled for September 25-26 at the Santa Clara Convention...

2012-09-03 11:02:54

Children who are exposed to polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), which were commonly used in a range of industrial products, could be at risk of an increase in asthma symptoms, according to new research. The study will be presented in a poster discussion this week (Sunday 2 September 2012) at the European Respiratory Society's Annual Congress in Vienna. PCBs were regularly used between 1930s and 1970s in a range of electrical equipment, lubricants and paint additives. They were eventually...

2012-08-04 02:08:23

Senate Commission for the Investigation of Health Hazards of Chemical Compounds in the Work Area submits 2012 list of MAK and BAT values with 94 changes and new entries Chlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are a group of substances for which the 2012 List of MAK and BAT Values submitted by the Senate Commission for the Investigation of Health Hazards of Chemical Compounds in the Work Area of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) specifies new, and in this case,...


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