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bootstrapping nanotechnologyEconomic Predictions from Roubini, Milken and Zero Hedge

1. Zero Hedge / Credit Suisse – there are two major manufacturing order indices in China (PMI). One is from the National Bureau of Statistics and tracks large companies and the Hong Kong Bank Index which tracks smaller businesses. The …

bootstrapping nanotechnologySENS Annual reports increased funding and research progress for antiaging

SENS is a antiaging project. They report an increase in funding of about 40% from 2010 to 2011. They were able to double internal research levels. The funding would ideally be at levels that are 12 to 60 times higher …

bootstrapping nanotechnologyGraphene monoxide an advance toward graphene based electronics

Scientists and engineers at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) have discovered an entirely new carbon-based material that is synthesized from the “wonder kid” of the carbon family, graphene. The discovery, which the researchers are calling “graphene monoxide (GMO),” pushes carbon …

atom circuitDeep Sea Challenger Explores More Ocean – There is a continental US of Ocean Bottom below 20,000 feet

MSNBC – Deep Sea Challenger is exploring and sampling a shallower part of the ocean floor Just days after the filmmaker plunged more than 35,756 feet (10,890 meters) into the Pacific Ocean to the Mariana Trench, the deepest place on …

bootstrapping nanotechnologyJapanese Security system can scan 36 million faces per second

Diginfo – This surveillance camera system can search through data on 36 million faces in one second. Developed by Hitachi Kokusai Electric, the system can automatically detect a face from either surveillance footage or a regular photo, and search for …

bootstrapping nanotechnologyTransatomic Power’s Waste-Annihilating Molten Salt Reactor

Transatomic Power’s Waste-Annihilating Molten Salt Reactor — WAMSR — can convert the high-level nuclear waste produced by conventional nuclear reactors each year into $7.1 trillion of electricity. At full deployment, our reactors can use existing stockpiles of nuclear waste to …

bootstrapping nanotechnologyAutomation improves tissue engineering

Artificial skin is being produced automatically in a lab in Germany, with the production enabled by tissue engineering. Previously, production was only possible only using expensive manual methods in specialized laboratories. Artificial skin for use in transplants or to verify …

bootstrapping nanotechnologyGrowing a blood vessel fro transplant inside your own body

Wall Street Journal – Doctors at Yale University here implanted in Angela’s chest in August a bioabsorbable tube that is designed to dissolve over time. The tube was seeded with cells, including stem cells, that had been harvested from Angela’s …

bootstrapping nanotechnologyNASA Robotic Refueling Mission Begins With Space Station Robotics

NASA’s highly anticipated Robotic Refueling Mission (RRM) began operations on the International Space Station with the Canadian Dextre robot and RRM tools March 7-9, 2012, marking important milestones in satellite-servicing technology and the use of the space station robotic capabilities. …