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Meter readers look forward to scooting

...But it can be done if you are not careful." The county paid $7,000 for the e Series Segway - built for industrial applications - and sent someone to New Hampshire to train on it. Now meter readers, who have to wear a bicycle helmet while...
Studies focus on ribosomes

...lead to the development of more advanced antibiotics to replace those that have lost their effectiveness. New industrial applications are possible as well. As a result of their success in studying the protein builders, scientists hope someday...
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Technically, students are finding more opportunities

...Switch Co. recruits from Aiken Tech. The company manufactures valves and electrical-powered switches for industrial applications. "Aiken is perfect," said Shannon Matlock, the company's assistant human resources manager. "We won't...
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Aiken plant files bankruptcy

...twisted together for use in products such as circuit boards, automobile airbags, reinforced concrete and other industrial applications SALES: $206.3 million (2001) NET INCOME: -$7.7 million (2001) HISTORY: Owens Corning developed...
Apple co-founder gets back to gadgets

...positions accurate to a matter of meters or even, in advanced implementations, centimeters. Aside from specialized industrial applications, the technology is marketed to civilians mainly in navigation systems for boats, cars and hikers. GPS add-ons...
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Business briefs

...meant to stir up public interest in entertainment robots. The move toward entertainment robots is partly a reflection of growing frustration over slow progress in industrial applications for robots despite tremendous research costs.
Clay industry proves fruitful for Georgians

...Fuller's earth shares many kaolin characteristics (white, chalky, chemically inert), but it is useless in most industrial applications because it will not form a fine slurry. But what it lacks in solubility, it makes up in absorption. The mineral...
Miniaturization makes computers, communications devices wearable

...keep track of how everyone involved is fighting the blaze. Wearable computers are already being used for some industrial applications, but Korteum acknowledges that the best uses may not have been discovered yet. "In a way, (wearable computing...
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Officials unveil soybean-based hydraulic fluid

...Canada, said Lou Honary, a UNI professor. Soybean oil has generally been considered too unstable for use in industrial applications, but researchers have overcome that, Honary said. Jerry Van Der Kamp of AGRI Industries said company officials...
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Don't get caught up in gold speculation

...conditions than it does with simple supply and demand. Gold is highly sought throughout the world for jewelry, industrial applications and as an investment. But production slowed following a supply peak in 2001, and it may be several years before...