China Becomes Second Biggest World Economy

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software China has overtaken Japan to become the world’s second-largest economy China came close to surpassing Japan in 2009 and the disclosure by a senior official that it had now done so comes as no surprise. Indeed, Yi Gang, China’s chief currency regulator, mentioned the milestone in …

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the Movie Inception and a Seperate Discussion of Lucid Dreaming Details

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software The most basic of plot summaries for the move Inception: Dominic Cobb (Leo DiCaprio) is a master of his art, paid handsomely by well-funded businessmen to extract information from people’s brains. But his latest job is something different – he must plant a thought in someone’s …

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Single-Nanobelt Electronic Nose: Engineering and Tests of the Simplest Analytical Element

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software ACS Nano – Single-Nanobelt Electronic Nose: Engineering and Tests of the Simplest Analytical Element Electronic instruments mimicking the mammalian olfactory system are often referred to as “electronic noses” (E-noses). Thanks to recent nanotechnology breakthroughs the fabrication of mesoscopic and even nanoscopic E-noses is now feasible in …

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Progress Towards Greater Atomically Precise Manipulation

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Richard Palmer, Peter Sloan and Sumet Sakulsermsuk of the University of Birmingham, UK, have demonstrated using electrons to break the chemical bonds holding chlorobenzene molecules to the silicon surface up to 10 nanometres from the tip. They placing an STM (scanning tunneling microscope) stylus just above …

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NIST Arrays Are Step Toward Mass Production of Nanowires

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have cultivated many thousands of nanocrystals in what looks like a pinscreen or “pin art” on silicon, a step toward reliable mass production of semiconductor nanowires for millionths-of-a-meter-scale devices such as sensors and lasers. NIST researchers …

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Oldest Man in Japan Dead for 30 years Like Norman Bates Mother

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software BBC News reports that when officials went to congratulate Sogen Kato on his 111th birthday, they uncovered mummified skeletal remains lying in his bed. Mr Kato may have been dead for 30 years according to Japanese authorities. The family had received 9.5 million yen ($109,000: £70,000) …

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Carnival of Nuclear Energy 12

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software The Carnival of Nuclear Energy 12 is up at Idaho Samizdat This site provided two articles: Stealth nuclear fusion company Tri-alpha Energy has raised another $50 million. My predictions for Kazakhstan uranium production for 2010 to 2015. And the new 2010, 2011 Kazakhstan uranium production bets …

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Covering Roads Cost Perspective

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software There is a criticism of the idea to cover roads as being too costly at $3 million per acre. I had indicated further into the article ways to reduce the cost of covering the roads by using street lamps and telephone polls and existing two story …

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Domed Cities Can Make Cities Dwellers Healthier and Safer

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software By Alvin Wang and Brian Wang This is a follow up to a recent article about updating proposals for Domed cities. Previously the case was made for improved feasibility with existing covered areas and domes in the 30-40 acre ranges and with costs of $400 million …

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Graphene Under Strain Creates Pseudo-Magnetic Fields Equivalent to more than 300 Tesla

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software In this scanning tunneling microscopy image of a graphene nanobubble, the hexagonal two-dimensional graphene crystal is seen distorted and stretched along three main axes. The strain creates pseudo-magnetic fields far stronger than any magnetic field ever produced in the laboratory Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and a …

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Automotive XPrize Finalists that Advance to the Final Validation Phase

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Edison2 is the Mainstream unofficial winner The Progressive Insurance Automotive X PRIZE, a $10 million competition to inspire a new generation of super fuel efficient vehicles, announced today the Finalist teams who have survived all on-track testing at Michigan International Speedway (MIS), and who now move …

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