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Elpida Develops Shrunken Version of Its 65nm Chip

Elpida Memory, Inc., Japan's leading global supplier of Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM), announced today that it has developed a shrunken version of its 1-gigabit DDR2 SDRAM that delivers 20% more chips from a single 300mm wafer.

Oct 6th, 2008

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SUSS MicroTec Fires CEO

The Supervisory Board of SUSS MicroTec AG has relieved management board member Dr. Stefan Schneidewind from his position as CEO.

Oct 4th, 2008

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Major Stem Cell Breakthrough

Minerva Biotechnologies, a leading nanotechnology, cancer and stem cell development company today announced a major breakthrough in stem cell research. Minerva and collaborators at the University of California at Santa Barbara discovered that a single, new growth factor can not only support massive growth of human embryonic stem cells (hESCs) in vitro, but also maintains them in a nearly 100% undifferentiated state without the need for fibroblast "'eeder cells'.

Oct 3rd, 2008

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