Great Power Nations of the 2050s

Great powers has been a designation given to countries since the time of Napoleon. This is for countries that have have military and economic strength and diplomatic and soft power influence. Italy has ranked as a great power since 2000. Italy seems like the weakest of the nations classified as great powers. Italy has a …

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BioRevolution Could Reach $4 Trillion Per Year in the 2030s

McKinsey forecasts a biotech revolution will improve human health and transform agriculture and food, consumer products and services, and materials and energy production. Advances in biological sciences accelerated by developments in computing, data analytics, machine learning, AI, and biological engineering. They group innovations into four arenas: biomolecules, biosystems, biomachine interfaces, and biocomputing. Biomolecules are related …

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Meta DNA Revolutionizes DNA Nanotechnology By Scaling Up Size By 1000 to 1 Million Times

The new meta-DNA self-assembly concept may totally transform the microscopic world of structural DNA nanotechnology. Decades ago a huge milestone in DNA technology was the invention of DNA origami, where a long single-stranded DNA is folded into designated shapes with the help of hundreds of short DNA staple strands. DNA nanotechnology had challenges assembling larger …

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Self-replicating Anti-viral Molecular Machines

Augmanity, a research company based in Rehovot, Israel, has synthesized molecular machines, made from nucleic acids, which are capable of digesting viral RNA and utilizing it to assemble additional copies of itself inside living cells. The machine’s body plan combines several parts that build upon the target RNA, assembling an immobile, DNA:RNA 4-way junction, which …

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Molecular Electronics for 400 Times Faster DNA Reading by 2024

Roswell has deploying Molecular Electronics sensors on standard CMOS chip technology for a mass manufacturable and scalable platform. IMEC and Roswell have completed proof of concept work and are in the final development process. Commercial molecular biosensors will be available in 2021 for biosensing and DNA sequencing applications. Roswell will have rapid, low cost, mobile …

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Canada Boosts Immigration Targets to 1.2 Million Over Next Three Years

Canada 2021-2023 immigration plan has 50,000 more immigrants in each year over the prior plans. Canaada had only half of its immigration target during COVID in 2020. Canada new targets are : 401,000 immigrants in 2021 411,000 in 2022 421,000 in 2023. Canada’s plan is to grow its economy and its population through immigration. Nextbigfuture …

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Seven SpaceX Starship Prototypes and the SuperHeavy Booster Prototype

Brendan Lewis creates SpaceX diagrams and posts them on twitter. Brendan has a graphic showing about eight SpaceX Starship prototypes. The current status of SpaceX's Starship & Superheavy prototypes. 25/10 pic.twitter.com/OBPJKksv4H — Brendan (@brendan2908) October 24, 2020 SOURCES- Brendan Lewis Written By Brian Wang, Nextbigfuture.com Brian WangBrian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a …

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Taiwan Semiconductors 2 Nanometer Future and Beyond

Taiwan Semiconductor is realizing its major research projects. They will have volume production of their 3 nanometer chips in 2021 and will get beyond to 2 nanometers and toward 1 nanometer chips in 2023-2025. 2020-2026, Taiwan semiconductor is working specialty on SoC (system on a chip) technology (including new NVM, MEMS, RF, analog) and transistors …

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$850 Billion Potential of Error Corrected Quantum Computers

In 2019 at the QCWare Q2B conference, Phillip Gerbert, Senior Partner and Managing Director at BCG, and Matt Langione, Project Leader at BCG presented their estimation of the business market for quantum computers over the next 20 years. This assumes that it will take 20 years to reach large scale error corrected quantum computers. BCG …

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Exascale Supercomputers from 2020-2023

In 2021, the $500-million Aurora could become the first exascale supercomputer. Aurora should have twice the peak performance of the current supercomputer record holder which is the Fugaku at the RIKEN Center for Computational Science in Kobe, Japan. After Aurora, the DOE plans to bring online a $600-million machine named Frontier at Oak Ridge National …

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