May 20, 2010

The Sally Centrifuge could save lives in developing countries

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Two Rice University students have created a low-cost product that could allow doctors to save lives in developing countries. Sophomore Lila Kerr and freshman Lauren Theis assembled a working centrifuge out of a salad spinner, some plastic lids, combs, and yogurt containers.  The “Sally Centrifuge”...

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A recent post on the Software Advice blog offers a bit of trendwatching from a panel of ERP vendors & consultants. The summary is that when it comes to ERP software, manufacturers are showing an increased preference for software-as-a-service (SaaS) solutions, integrated ERP suites and the ability to...

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At a Chinese contract manufacturer, an employee mounts a PCBA in a fixture before soldering a sensor. In 2003, Adam Hocherman went big and founded a consumer electronics company called American Innovative. With the help of the U.S. government’s SBA loan...

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