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commercialPentagon military assessment of China

Increasing investment and improving technology are improving all China’s defense industrial sectors. However there is a distinct pecking order persists among them. In descending order of favor and results: missiles and space, shipbuilding, aviation, and ground-forces materiel. For years, China …

commercial100 bits recorded in e coli bacteria using CRISPR editing

Utilizing the bacterial CRISPR/Cas adaptive immune system, researchers at Harvard have developed a method for permanently recording molecular events in living cells Before this experiment, the most information any scientist had ever permanently uploaded into a living cell was 11 …

commercial16 Predictions of quantized inertia where experiments could validate the predictions and the theory

Dr. Mike McCulloch, Lecturer in Geomatics, had created a model for inertia called: Modified inertia by a Hubble-scale Casimir effect (MiHsC) or quantized inertia. Nextbigfuture covered it a few months ago. Mike uses it to explain the controversial emDrive. The …

air forceSamsung and SK Telecom to build World-First Nationwide LoRaWAN Network Dedicated to Internet of Things

Samsung Electronics today announced a new contract with SK Telecom to deploy the world’s first commercial Internet of Things (IoT)-dedicated nationwide LoRaWAN network. The network will be deployed across Korea using the 900 MHz frequency band. The commercial service is …

commercialSubmarine deployed flying drone will be deployed and operated in contested airspace

The U.S. Navy plans to deploy unmanned aerial systems (UAS) on board submarines, to provide covert intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and target acquisition to support special operations and full-scale warfare, on sub-surface and surface operations. According to the Navy’s plans, attack …

airplanesTrapped atoms in an artificial crystal of light is a major leap towards perfect quantum metamaterials free of structural defects

Scientists have devised a way to build a “quantum metamaterial”—an engineered material with exotic properties not found in nature—using ultracold atoms trapped in an artificial crystal composed of light. The theoretical work represents a step toward manipulating atoms to transmit …

australiaPeople waiting for the Tesla Model 3 in 2017 are buying more of the currently available Model S and X

Tesla Motors is actually benefiting from a sort of reverse cannibalization as sales of the $70,000-90,000 Tesla Model S have increased after the announcement of the 2017 release of the $35000 Model 3. Tesla is seeing is that all the …

commercialUS Armed Services studying restart of F-22 stealth fighter production

Production of the Lockheed Martin F22 Raptor stealth fighter jet was stopped in 2011 because it was considered too expensive. There have not been any controversies about the combat capabilities of the F-22. This is unlike the F-35 which is …

commercialChina now has largest middle class with 109 million adults vs 92 million American middle class

Global wealth reached 250 trillion US dollars in 2015, slightly less than a year earlier, due to adverse exchange rate movements. The underlying wealth trends do, however, generally remain positive, according to the Credit Suisse Research Institute’s annual “Global Wealth …

commercialMolten Salt Nuclear Reactor Review and Presentations

There is a Molten Salt Reactor Review by Energy Process Developments Terrestrial Energy – Integrated MSR (IMSR) The Integral MSR is also based on the MSR Experiment but has been modified to have a more sealed, passive approach. The design …