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Like Tony Stark Making Technology from Scraps

Take some metal scraps from the junkyard; put them in a glass jar with a common household chemical; and, voilà, you have a high-performance battery. “Imagine that the tons of metal waste discarded every year could be used to provide …

IBM has Carbon Nanotube Electronics Breakthrough

IBM Research announced a major engineering breakthrough that could accelerate carbon nanotubes replacing silicon transistors to power future computing technologies. IBM scientists demonstrated a new way to shrink transistor contacts without reducing performance of carbon nanotube devices, opening a pathway …

40 foot tall 3d Printer for printing houses

An Italian company (Wasp project) has gone even bigger with a record-breaking 12 meter (40 ft) tall printer called the Big Delta. By 2030, international estimates foresee a rapid growth of adequate housing requirements for over 4 billion people living …

Google will be the GE of the internet of things era

The Economist makes the case that Google is positioning itself to be an inventor and re-inventor of hardware. Google will also be the GE of the internet age. The common factor shared by GE’s early products was electricity, something businesses …