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asiaCheap tubs of water with mosquitos eggs could stop Dengue fever for $1 per person

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Australian city of Townsville had 7000 families had mosquito growing kits. The kits cost $13 per person. The kits are tubs with Aedes aegypti mosquito eggs and were placed in their yards. The tubs had stocked with fish food to …

bacteriaChina will need to subsidize and import natural gas to reach target of 10% of overall energy mix

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China plans to boost natural gas from 6% of its energy usage to 10% by 2020. However, to affect a large-scale transition from coal to natural gas in China will be far more difficult than it has been in the …

bacteriaRussian physicists create a high-precision ‘quantum ruler’

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Physicists from the Russian Quantum Center (RQC), MIPT, the Lebedev Physical Institute, and L’Institut d’Optique (Palaiseau, France) have devised a method for creating a special quantum entangled state. This state enables producing a high-precision ruler capable of measuring large distances …

bacteriaApplied Materials roadmap to 3 nanometers through precise control of materials for FinFET scaling

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Applied Materials Adam Brand made a presentation at 2013 Semicon West which laid out a roadmap to get to 3 nanometer lithography. Precision Materials to Meet Scaling Challenges Beyond 14nm (18 pages) Beyond 14nm, as we move to 10 and …

bacteriaPrecise autonomous payload placement using a UAV with giant robotic arm and low cost depth perception vision

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A DARPA-funded technology demonstration recently finished a successful testing of vision-driven robotic-arm payload emplacement using MLB Company’s tail-sitter UAV, V-Bat. This UAV is capable of both hover and wing-borne flight, making the delivery and precision emplacement of a payload possible. …

bacteriaProgress to a solid state diamond qubit for future quantum computers

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Nanosystems Initiative Munich – A method for manipulating the charge of nitrogen vacancy-centres in diamond – which are thought to be important areas in the creation of qubits in quantum computers – is reported in Nature Communications this week. The …

bacteriaComparing China and India

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The Economist magazine compares India and China over 13 metrics. China is far ahead on most of the statistical comparisons with longer life expectancy, more literacy and a better economy. The most recent 2011 Indian census statistics show an improvement …

bacteriaMethod Prints Nanostructures Using Hard “Pen” Tips Floating on Soft Polymer Springs

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Northwestern University researchers have developed a new technique for rapidly prototyping nanoscale devices and structures that is so inexpensive the “print head” can be thrown away when done. Hard-tip, soft-spring lithography (HSL) rolls into one method the best of scanning-probe …

bacteriaAsian nuclear energy boom

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1. Wall Street Journal – 10 countries in Asia have nuclear energy development plans. New Delhi forecasts India will spend $175 billion to increase nuclear energy production 13-fold by 2030. China, India and Vietnam combined will build about 115,000 megawatts …

bacteria3D Television without the Glasses

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