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3dNew 3-D carbon nanotube chip combines computing and data storage

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Instead of relying on silicon-based devices, a new 3D chip uses carbon nanotubes, which are sheets of 2-D graphene formed into nanocylinders, and resistive random-access memory (RRAM) cells, a type of nonvolatile memory that operates by changing the resistance of …

3dRocket Labs successfully launches mostly 3D printed rocket into space and could herald price breakthrough to $5 million per launch

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Rocket Lab broke new ground today when its Electron rocket reached space at 16:23 NZST. Rocket Lab has said they will charge $5 million for each rocket. The SpaceX Falcon 9 has a launch cost of $57 million. Rocket Lab …

3dShapeshifting noodles can be shipped flat and then change shape with hot water

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MIT researchers have created edible origami, in the form of flat sheets of gelatin and starch that, when submerged in water, instantly sprout into three-dimensional structures, including common pasta shapes such as macaroni and rotini. The edible films can also …

3d3D imaging with centimeter precision through walls by using Wifi signals

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Scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) have developed a holographic imaging process that depicts the radiation of a Wi-Fi transmitter to generate three-dimensional images of the surrounding environment. Industrial facility operators could use this to track objects as …

3d3D printing of fusing and bomb structure could make bombs times lighter but still as deadly

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The Air Force Research Lab are working on a lighter Mother of All bombs which still has similar explosive power. The Advanced Ordnance Technologies program will make bombs structured to be lighter by using 3D-printed reconstructed loads within the bomb …

3dMore highly automated and Cloud based 3d printing

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MIT spinout New Valence Robotics (NVBOTS) has brought to market the only fully automated commercial 3-D printer that’s equipped with cloud-based queuing and automatic part removal, making print jobs quicker and easier for multiple users, and dropping the cost per …

3d3D NAND will squeeze out Planar NAND

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Intel’s new 3D NAND SSDs were specifically designed for cloud data center scenarios, but that those conditions apply to more than cloud service providers. The DC P4500 line is optimized for reads and is aimed at helping data centers get …

3dJapanese Billionaire is creating a $100 billion investment fund to be a leading developer of AI for Kurzweil’s Technological Singularity

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SoftBank Group Corp.’s Masayoshi Son his belief that computers will exceed humans in intelligence in three decades, and that within this period he expects one computer chip to have the equivalent of a 10,000 IQ. “I really believe this,” he …

3dCommercial drones with flamethrower to burn garbage off of power lines

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China has made drones with flamethrowers to clear garbage from power lines. Entrepreneur reports that an electric company in Xiangyang, China is the one that came up with the fiery idea.

3dGeorge Church indicates reversal of aging will be a reality within ten years

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While discussing creating a hybrid elephant – wooly mammoth using CRISPR genome editing, Harvard’s George Church predicted that reversal of aging will be a reality within ten years. Nextbigfuture suspects that this could mean clearly reversing aging in mice cells …