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Kellogg in deal to bring cereal, snacks to China

September 24, 2012 5:40 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Kellogg wants more people in China wake up to a bowl of its cereal.The maker of Frosted Flakes and Eggo waffles says that it formed a joint venture to sell its cereals and snacks in the country. The breakfast giant says the deal will tap Wilmar International's infrastructure and local expertise...

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Unusual symbiosis found between algae and nitrogen-fixing bacteria

September 24, 2012 4:52 am | Comments

Emerging from the investigation of a mysterious nitrogen-fixing microbe that has a very small genome, an international team of investigators has found that certain type of photosynthetic bacteria not only provides nitrogen to its host single-cell algae, it appears now to be the most widespread nitrogen-fixing organism in the oceans.

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Silicon, erbium are built on one chip for the first time

September 24, 2012 4:44 am | Comments

Within optical microchips, light finds its way through waveguides made of silicon, and is amplified with the help of other semiconductors, such as gallium arsenide and erbium. But until recent work in The Netherlands, no chip existed on which both silicon and erbium-doped material had been successfully integrated. The new chip now amplifies light up to 170 Gbit/sec.

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Spartech Introduces WeatherPro(TM) T-20 and T-30 at SPE Thermoforming Conference 2012

September 24, 2012 4:40 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

St. Louis, MO - Sept. 24, 2012 - Spartech, a leading producer of plastic sheet, compounds and packaging products, yesterday introduced WeatherPro(TM) T-20 and T-30, its newest line of multi-layered, weatherable ABS products. The announcement occurred at the SPE Thermoforming...

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New breast cancer clues found in gene analysis

September 24, 2012 4:37 am | Comments

Scientists reported Sunday that they have completed a major analysis of the genetics of breast cancer, finding four major classes of the disease. The new finding, which is the latest example of research into the biological details of tumors, offers hints that one type of breast cancer might be vulnerable to drugs that already work against ovarian cancer.

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Study broadens understanding of quantum mechanics

September 24, 2012 4:21 am | Comments

Former and current University of Southern California Dornsife physicists have led a study that represents the first, quantitative account of the universal features of disordered bosons, or quantum particles, in magnetic materials. The study broadens our understanding of quantum mechanics and challenges accepted predication in quantum theory.

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Nanotubes used to create smallest ever hologram pixels

September 24, 2012 4:08 am | Comments

Scientists have generated holograms from carbon nanotubes, for the first time, which could lead to much sharper holograms with a vastly increased field of view. The scientists have harnessed the extraordinary conductive and light scattering abilities of these tubes to diffract high-resolution holograms.

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Cancer research yields unexpected way to produce nylon

September 24, 2012 3:50 am | Comments

In their quest for a cancer cure, researchers at the Duke Cancer Institute made a serendipitous discovery: a molecule necessary for cheaper and greener way to produce nylon. The finding arose from an intriguing notion that some of the genetic and chemical changes in cancer tumors might be harnessed for beneficial uses.

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Curtiss-Wright buying Spirent unit for $64 million

September 24, 2012 3:40 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Aerospace and defense supplier Curtiss-Wright is buying a division of Britain's Spirent Communications PLC that makes controllers and drives for electric-powered vehicles for $64 million in cash."The acquisition of PG Drives Technology significantly strengthens and expands Curtiss-Wright's...

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FieldOne Debuts Revolutionary Field Service Management Solution

September 24, 2012 2:41 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Field Service East -- FieldOne Systems, a cloud-based field service management solution provider, announced today that the company's Senior Vice President, Jim Hare, has been selected by Field Service East to present the Field Service Innovation Spotlight: How Automated Service...

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Golar LNG Limited: 2012 AGM Results Notification

September 24, 2012 2:40 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Golar LNG Limited (the "Company") advises that the 2012 Annual General Meeting of the Company was held on September 21, 2012 at 11:10 a.m. at the Elbow Beach Hotel, 60 South Shore Road, Paget PG04, Bermuda. The following resolutions were passed: 1. To re-elect John Fredriksen as a...

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VLCCF - 2012 Annual General Meeting

September 24, 2012 1:41 am | by The Associated Press | Comments

Knightsbridge Tankers Limited (the "Company") advises that the 2012 Annual General Meeting of the Company was held on September 21, 2012 at 9:00 a.m. at the Elbow Beach Hotel, 60 South Shore Road, Paget PG04, Bermuda. The following resolutions were passed: 1) To re-elect Ola...

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Customs delaying some Japanese imports to China

September 24, 2012 1:41 am | by MALCOLM FOSTER - Associated Press - Associated Press | Comments

Japanese exporters are facing delays in shipments to some Chinese cities due to stepped-up customs inspections as tensions between the two countries over disputed islands remain elevated.The delays in shipments to China have been caused by increased vetting by customs officials in Guangzhou,...

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New SARS-like virus detected in Middle East

September 23, 2012 11:41 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

British health authorities have alerted the U.N. of a new respiratory virus in a severely ill patient from Qatar.The man was sickened by a coronavirus, which causes most common colds but also causes SARS, or severe acute respiratory syndrome. In 2003, SARS killed hundreds of people, mostly in Asia,...

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FRO - 2012 Annual General Meeting

September 23, 2012 11:40 pm | by The Associated Press | Comments

Frontline Ltd. (the "Company") advises that the 2012 Annual General Meeting of the Company was held on September 21, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at the Elbow Beach Hotel, 60 South Shore Road, Paget PG06, Bermuda. The following resolutions were passed: 1) To re-elect John Fredriksen as a...

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