aircraftChina’s next aircraft carrier will make its Navy distant second behind the USA

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China’s third carrier (called the 002) is expected to be launched in 2019 or 2020. It will be almost as large as the US Nimitz carriers and include electromagnetic launchers. 002 will undoubtedly come with other improvements. A more robust …

diseaseStable antibodies enable vast improvements to medical diagnostics and treatment in disaster-stricken areas

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When large groups of people are suddenly cut off from electricity, shelter and medical supplies, the initial crisis may be only the tip of the iceberg. Sanitation issues, disease and physical fatigue are among the many widespread and lingering problems …

technologyTech Tuesday in Davos to power relationships in the Tech community

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Tech Pioneers and Influencers will gather at Steigenberger Grandhotel Belvédère on January 23, 2018 to exchange Ideas, discuss latest trends and network. Introducing Leaders, a strategic business initiative that brings together global leaders, visionaries and shapers of the business world, …

cancerBlood test can detect eight cancers in early stages which could save half a million lives every year

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CancerSEEK is a blood test that detects tiny amounts of DNA and proteins released into the bloodstream from cancer cells. This can then indicate the presence of ovarian, liver, stomach, pancreatic, oesophageal, bowel, lung or breast cancers. Known as a …

economic impactKey hurdle overcome towards organic solar cells up to 1000 times cheaper than solar panels

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University of Michigan researchers have found a way to coax electrons to travel much further than was previously thought possible in the materials often used for organic solar cells and other organic semiconductors. An organic solar cell testing inside the …

internetThe UI of the mobile Nextbigfuture site has been upgraded

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There had been problems with the UI of the Nextbigfuture mobile site. Hopefully a recent upgrade has resolved those issues. Give it a try on smartphones and tablets and let me know if it is better. Thanks.

commercializationIf you dare – personal Green Goblin like flight up to 90 mph, a mile high for ten minutes

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Zapata’s Flyboard Air EX™ is the next generation of advanced individual mobility. An embedded stability program uses vectored thrust from six small turbine engines to create an intuitive, responsive, and imminently stable flying platform. Engineered for safety, the Flyboard Air …

DNAElectrically controlled DNA robot arm is 100,000 times faster – millisecond moves enable molecular factories

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Scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed a novel electric propulsion technology for nanorobots. It allows molecular machines to move a hundred thousand times faster than with the biochemical processes used to date. This makes nanobots fast …

futureNanoparticle gel could make mass-market low-cost Holography, LIDAR

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Why aren’t holograms or related optical devices part of our everyday lives yet? The technologies can be created by using magnetic fields to alter the path of light, but the materials that can do that are expensive, brittle and opaque. …

bitcoinGoogle Trends searches for Cryptocurrency and other terms

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Google Trends shows the how searches for cryptocurrency, bitcoin, ethereum and bitcoin bubble have gone up over the past few months.