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bootstrapping nanotechnologyEuropean monetary fund and the China monetary fund

Wharton finance professor Franklin Allen discusses the future of the IMF, Greece and the eurozone. One of two things, in my view, is likely to happen. Either this situation will persist for a couple of years and then the public …

bootstrapping nanotechnologyUS Navy Wants To Replace F-35s With X-47B and other full size UAVs

Six months after the U.S. Navy’s first full size combat UAV made its first flight, the U.S. Navy leadership has ordered naval aviation leaders to examine the possibility of reducing orders for the new F-35B and F-35C, and use that …

bootstrapping nanotechnologyGlobal Research and development almost $1.2 trillion in 2011

2011 Global R&D Funding Forecast – Battelle, 36 pages Total global spending on R and D in 2011 is anticipated to increase 3.6%, to almost $1.2 trillion. With Asia’s stake continuing to increase, the geographic distribution of this investment will …

bootstrapping nanotechnology“Magnonics” using nanoscale magnetic waves could replace microwaves for many applications

A group of scientists from the University of Gothenburg and the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) have become the first group in the world to demonstrate that theories about nanoscale spin waves agree with observations. This opens the way to …

asiaCheap drugs could save thousands of lives – in Sweden alone

A major new international study involving researchers from the Sahlgrenska Academy and Sahlgrenska University Hospital has revealed that aspirin, statins, beta blockers and ACE inhibitors are prescribed far too infrequently. They are cheap, preventive medicines that could prevent a huge …

bootstrapping nanotechnologyInnovative Superconductor Fibers Carry 40 Times More than Copper

Researchers at Tel Aviv University have found a way to make an old idea new with the next generation of superconductors. Dr. Boaz Almog and Mishael Azoulay working in the group of Prof. Guy Deutscher at TAU’s Raymond and Beverly …

bootstrapping nanotechnologyInnovation is step toward digital graphene transistors

Purdue University researchers are making progress in creating digital transistors using a material called graphene, potentially sidestepping an obstacle thought to dramatically limit the material’s use in computers and consumer electronics. Purdue doctoral student Hong-Yan Chen has led a team …

bootstrapping nanotechnologyInnovative nanoparticle purification system uses magnetic fields

Penn State – Innovative nanoparticle purification system uses magnetic fields A team of Penn State scientists has invented a new system that uses magnetism to purify hybrid nanoparticles — structures that are composed of two or more kinds of materials …

bootstrapping nanotechnologyControlling the phase of a light beam with a single molecule

Arxiv – Controlling the phase of a light beam with a single molecule (10 pages) We employ heterodyne interferometry to investigate the effect of a single organic molecule on the phase of a propagating laser beam. We report on the …

bootstrapping nanotechnologyRice has made a cable from double-walled carbon nanotubes and powered a light bulb

Cables made of carbon nanotubes are inching toward electrical conductivities seen in metal wires, and that may light up interest among a range of industries, according to Rice University researchers. A Rice lab made such a cable from double-walled carbon …