Aeroflex announced it bought Celerity Systems from L-3 Communications for a deal worth $10.25 million. The acquisition came after Aeroflex and Celerity had worked together under a licensing agreement for test and measurement products.
China wants a space station within ten years, a Chinese space agency official said today. China also launched a research and mapping satellite from the same launch area where its first manned mission took off for space.
Women under 40 who have a lumpectomy instead of a mastectomy have a somewhat higher risk of cancer recurrence, according to a recent study. Although lumpectomy should remain an option, researchers said women choosing the procedure have to be diligent about lifelong follow-up breast care.
A study released today says older people with health issues get the care they need only half of the time. Elderly patients who suffer from age-related medical issues such as Alzheimer's or malnutrition only received proper care 31% of the time.
Coming off a strong summer travel season, Southwest Airlines reported a 41% increase in third-quarter earnings. The discount airline, which now flies only Boeing 737 planes, also said it was considering purchasing smaller Embraer jets.