In this week's news, Abbott is splitting into two companies, and heart failure is sending fewer people to the hospital.
Abbott to Separate into Two Companies (Qmed)
Fewer Americans Hospitalized for Heart Failure (The Clinical Advisor)
What Does It Take to Innovate in Medtech? (MD+DI)
Danish Study Finds No Link Between Cell Phones and Cancer (Associated Press)
St. Jude's Daniel Starks Jabs...
Last week, we brought you a feature on new reliability tests in line with RoHS. Little did we know how timely it would be. India recently became the latest country to enact such legislation, as our sister site EBN reports.
RoHS legislation has also been enacted in the EU, Japan, China, Korea, and California. Ken Manchen, of Newark/element14, wonders which country will be next:
Will it be...
Forensics can help protect your intellectual property, and device hacking catches the attention of members of Congress. Also, searching for organic semiconductors.
Use Software Forensics to Protect IP (EE Times)
Vibrating Glove to Improve Surgical Precision (MD+DI)
Lawmakers Look at Device Hacking (ABC News)
Narrowing Down Choices Speeds Up Flexible Organic Semiconductor Development (...