Study Estimates Currently Recoverable Three Forks Formation Oil at 2 billion barrels

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Lynn Helms, director of the North Dakota Industrial Commission’s Oil and Gas Division, said a new study pegs the recoverable oil in the Three Forks formation, under the famed Bakken Formation, at up to 2 billion barrels of oil within North Dakota alone. In 2008, Helms …

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University of California Riverside has created Spin Polarized Positronium Antimatter Atoms

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Researchers have isolated collection of “pure” or spin polarized positronium atoms for the first time. Spin is a fundamental and intrinsic property of an electron, and refers to the electron’s angular momentum. Spin polarized atoms are atoms that are all in the same spin state. A …

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US Navy Research – Railguns and fuel Cell UAVs

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software The US Navy will be displaying latest advanced naval technologies geared toward the warfighter at the Navy League Sea Air Expo. These technologies include * Electromagnetic Railgun: The electromagnetic railgun uses electricity to launch projectiles. Its range exceeds 230 miles with accuracy within five meters of …

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Uranium Production in Kazakhstan, Australia and Canada for 2009 and 2010-2014

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software 1. Uranium production volume in the Republic of Kazakhstan for the 1st quarter of 2010 made up 4,060 tons of Uranium that is 63% more in comparison with the same period of the last year. Such growth resulted from the increase of production at nearly all …

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DNA construction kit for nanoengines

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software There is fresh buzz in nanomechanics. Scientists at the University of Bonn have succeeded for the first time in making, out of DNA double stands, an interlocked molecule (rotaxane) with freely moveable components. As the researchers wrote in the latest edition of the science journal “Nature …

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Energy Roundup – Another Round of ARPA E funding and a Proposed Plan to Phase out Greenhouse Gas Emissions from US Coal by 2030

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software 1. The US Department of Energy is awarding $106 million in funding for 37 research projects selected in the second round by the DOE’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E). Technical details of the selections in pdf form This second round of ARPA-E-funded research projects focuses on …

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$1,000 and Cheaper Personal Genome Analysis is Coming

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software In the April 30 online issue of The Lancet, Ashley Caplan, PhD, director of the Center for Bioethics at the University of Pennsylvania and several of his colleagues note that the average person will discover he or she has about 100 genetic risks. “Even if [counseling …

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Augmented Reality Related Technology

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Augmented Steps This “haptic” floor can mimic the look and feel of sand.Credit: Yon Visell MIT Technology ReviewAugmented reality floor tiling Researchers at McGill University in Montreal, Canada have developed floor tiles that can simulate the look, sound and feel of snow, grass or pebbles underfoot. …

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Artificial Skin That Stretches like Real Skin Has been Created

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software The photograph shows a hairless lab rat at the top with a 2.7 cm² patch of the new material grafted over a dermacission of the same area. By week 4 in the lower photograph, the natural rat skin has filled in the graft area, and is …

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