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deepwater oilCloseup of Pluto’s Moon Charon

This mosaic of Pluto’s largest moon Charon was taken by the Long Range Reconnaissance Imager (LORRI) on New Horizons shortly before closest approach on July 14, 2015; it resolves details as small as 340 yards (310 meters). The scene at …

deepwater oilEarly Registration for the Foresight nanotechnology conference

2014 Foresight Technical Conference: Integration February 7 – 9, 2014 Crowne Plaza Hotel, Palo Alto, California, USA http://www.foresight.org/conference DEADLINE for early registration: Dec 6 For $100 discount, use code WANGNBF2014NANO Keynote: Paolo Gargini, ITRS Chairman, former Intel VP of Technology …

deepwater oilSelf-Assembly of Quantum Dots with World’s Highest Density 730 billion per square centimeter

The NIMS Photonic Materials Unit is developing an advanced self-assembly technique for semiconductor quantum dots called droplet epitaxy, which is an original NIMS technology, and recently succeeded in the development of a new self-assembly technique for quantum dots with the …

deepwater oilUS Crude Oil Production at 6.245 million barrels per day

US Crude oil production has increased 18,000 barrels per day from the previous week and is up 612,000 bpd from the same time in 2011. US Crude oil production was at 6.245 million barrels per day. US Oil Liquid Production …

brazilLiveblogging – Bulletproof Diet

Leptin resistance occurs before and at the same time as insulin Vaso active I… Peptide (VIP) VIP controls brain, sleep, GI function, metabolism Induce autophagy cleans your cells Calorie restriction makes you feel cold, cranky and have other problems More …

deepwater oilPaul Allen, Spacex and Burt Rutan are teaming up for Stratolaunch

Cosmiclog MSNBC – software billionaire Paul Allen and aerospace guru Burt Rutan are teaming up with SpaceX and other top-flight rocketeers to create an air-launched orbital delivery system. They say the venture will require the construction of the largest aircraft …

air pollutionSingle-molecule switching in action

Chemists from Innsbruck and New York managed to monitor single-molecule switching in action. In an article in “Nature Chemical Biology” they report their findings: The secret of bacterial riboswitches lies in their dynamics. These findings are also relevant in antibiotics …

deathsIntel 3-D transistor design is a variant of FinFET developed at UC Berkeley

Intel’s 3-D Tri-Gate transistor will be used in 22-nanometer-technology microprocessors slated for high-volume manufacturing by the end of the year. In 2000, the Berkeley researchers predicted that FinFET technology could be scaled down to at least 10 nanometers and estimated …

brazilVASIMR plans for the 5-10 years, a path to 6 megawatt systems

VASIMR VX-200 Performance and Near-term SEP Capability for Unmanned Mars Flight was presented at the Future In-Space Operations (FISO) Workshop Ad Astra has demonstrated 60% propulsion system efficiency (DC to jet power) at an Isp of 4800 seconds and an …

deepwater oilOpencog Artificial general intelligence roadmap

A very high level roadmap for OpenCog development in the next 12 years — all the way from here to advanced human-level AGI has been published. For a more specific roadmap regarding the next 2 years, please consult the wiki. …