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SCIENCE
May 2, 2013 | By Deborah Netburn
Need a new ear? In the future you may be able to print one out and pop it on. Taking us one step closer to a future in which we are all part human, part machine, scientists at Princeton University have created a pair of high functioning bionic ears made of a mix of cellular material, silicone and electronics and printed them using a $1,000, off-the-shelf, 3-D printer. The "designer cyborg ears," as the researchers call them, look a lot like regular ears but have the potential to hear frequencies way beyond the reach of normal human hearing.
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NEWS
April 29, 1989 | From United Press International
Juan Benitez, 38, the Cuban-born former president, chief operating officer and director of Micron Technology Inc., was named Friday as deputy assistant commerce secretary for science and electronics.
BUSINESS
June 6, 1989
MMI Medical Inc. of Pomona said it acquired the diagnostic imaging maintenance and repair business of Electronics in Medicine Inc. of Houston. Details were not disclosed.
BUSINESS
May 23, 1989
Rich Kullback was named vice president-merchandising for Dak Industries in Canoga Park. Kullback recently sold his partnership in Golden Crown Marketing and on April 24 joined Dak, which sells consumer electronics.
BUSINESS
March 4, 2007
Regarding "Costco halts liberal electronics return policy," Feb. 28: The woman who vowed never to purchase electronics at Costco again because she had to wait 20 minutes to return a TV she bought three years ago, she's lucky they took it back at all. Please, save your indignation for social injustices, not your nearly thwarted attempt to get a new TV for free. Scott Posner Rancho Park
BUSINESS
October 30, 1987 | DENISE GELLENE, Times Staff Writer
A group led by Florida investor Paul A. Bilzerian said Thursday that it owns nearly 10% of Singer Co. and might try to take control of the big defense electronics firm. Bilzerian, a 37-year-old investor who made a fortune in Florida real estate but has yet to succeed as a takeover artist, started accumulating Singer shares in August but accelerated his buying after last week's stock market plunge.
BUSINESS
July 3, 2009 | Times Wire Reports
Best Buy Co., the world's largest electronics retailer, is building a customer-service team that will use Twitter to answer questions about products to help increase sales. Starting July 19, Best Buy's "Twelpforce" will search Twitter posts to find people seeking information about flat-panel televisions and other electronics, Chief Marketing Officer Barry Judge said. More than 500 employees at stores and at the company's Richfield, Minn. headquarters are signed up to participate, he said.
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