DNA synthesis

computer memoryNew technique can reveal subcellular details and long-range connections in the brain

MIT researchers have developed a new technique for imaging brain tissue at multiple scales, allowing them to peer at molecules within cells or take a wider view of the long-range connections between neurons. This technique, known as magnified analysis of …

DNACarnival of Nuclear Energy 305

1. The Carnival of Nuclear Energy 305 is up at Hiroshima Syndrome Dan Yurman’s Neutron Bytes – NuScale announces roadmap for SMR operation at Idaho site by 2024 Somewhere within the 981 square miles of the Idaho National Laboratory there …

commercializationSpacex planning to launch every 2 to 3 weeks and achieve 70% landing success rate in 2016

Elon Musk is confident about Spacex’s ability to land rockets in 2016 and he predicted a 70% success rate for the year. If all goes as planned, Spacex will achieve a launch rate of once every two to three weeks, …

biotechnologyBritain joins laser arms race with up to £100 million high energy combat laser project

The Ministry of Defence will begin building an experimental laser weapon later this year as a prototype for Star Wars-type armaments that could one day be used by British forces. The project costing up to £100 million aims to create …

DNABriefly Profitable Litecoin mining via Amazon Cloud Services and clever coding

Litecoin is an alternative to Bitcoin (BTC) that is designed to reduce the comparative advantage of using custom ASICs (or GPUs) for mining it relative to using a conventional CPU. Its future is even less certain that BTC, of course, …

biofabStarship Congress Day 1 part 1 video, schedule and abstracts

Day 1 – Interstellar Now (Next 20 Years) | Thursday August 15th, 2013 The Icarus Interstellar Starship Congress aims to bring together the interstellar community to foster discussion and generate tangible action. Our ambition is to move humanity toward becoming …

DNA synthesisAdditive Manufacturing Growing and Being Integrated to Improve Traditional Manufacturing Processes and Speed to Market

The global 3d printing industry, growing 30 percent annually, is expected to be worth $6 billion by 2020, with China accounting for 15 to 20 percent of supply. Impact on traditional manufacturing Because of material, cost and other developmental issues, …

DNANorth Korea fires Artillery at South Korea and kills two and South Korea returns fire

Wired Danger Room – North Korea fired artillery at an inhabited South Korean island and South Korea returned fire. Two South Korean marines were killed. At least two South Korean marines are dead and over a dozen are wounded after …

DNAWool and seaweed derived polymer make bricks 37% stronger

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Bricks were made with sheep’s wool and a polymer derived from seaweed to make bricks that were reportedly 37 percent stronger than regular unfired bricks. “These fibers improve the strength of …

DNAEric Drexler, Ralph Merkle or Robert Freitas Are not to Blame When Billions spent on Ordinary Chemistry Was called Nanotechnology Work- You Got What You Paid For

Again there are people complaining that the vision of Eric Drexler was not realized after 25 years since he wrote Engines of Creation and other research papers on molecular nanotechnology. However, almost no money was spent funding the research and …