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economiesIndia will take longer than ten years to have a China sized impact on many commodities

Australian Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia has said the urbanisation of India and its swelling middle class will step in to fill the breach as China’s economic growth slows. India’s economy is 5 to 6 times smaller than …

africa3D printing and advanced computer modeling was used to develop China Y-20 military transport aircraft

The Xian Y-20 is China’s new large military transport aircraft. The Y-20 is the first cargo aircraft to use 3-D printing technology to speed up its development and to lower its manufacturing cost. Model-based definition (MBD) is also used, and …

chinaGraphic comparing navy fleets of China, Japan and other asian countries

China has 205 ships over 500 tons Japan has 78 ships over 500 tons Vietnam has 55 ships over 500 tons Indonesia has 8 ships Malaysia has 2 ships Philippines has 4 ships Not in the graphic are India, South …

canadaUpgraded computer and fiber networking could reduce the weight of the M1A3 tank by 2 tons

The U.S. Army is making prototypes now of the M1A3 tank. The Russia-Ukraine war is increasing the need for modernized armor. Production units of the M1A3 should be ready around 2017. Estimates have determined that if the current computer cabling …

chinaYoung blood appears to boost the longevity of mice and gets stem cells to start dividing again in older mice

Young blood seems to turn back the effects of aging, potentially with few known safety concerns in humans and, so far, with corroborated results from parabiotic aging studies in multiple labs. But scientists and ethicists still worry about the treatment …

chinaA model to unlock the money of wealthy people to get more disease cures through clinical trials

There are over 100,000 people in the world worth more than £20 million($30 million). According to medical statistics, between three and five people in every 100,000 get neuroendocrine cancer every year. So, three to five supremely wealthy people will have …

chinaEurope tries to avoid or reduce recession will go for another round of quantitative easing and China’s August number look weak so an interest rate cut may come there

The euro zone’s fragile economic recovery came to a halt in the second quarter, in marked contrast to the United States, where the economy grew robustly. Like many of its neighburs struggling to rebound from the debt crisis, Italy slipped …

chinaChina close to operation of two CPR1000 reactors at Fangjiashan and close to approving the CAP1400 reactor design

1. The process of loading fuel assemblies into the reactor core of unit 1 at the Fangjiashan plant in China’s Zhejiang province has begun. The process of loading all 157 assemblies into Fangjiashan 1’s core is expected to take three …

economiesLong term growth to 2060

In general for mainstream economic projections out to 2060, * increased urbanization from about 50% to 65% in 2030 and then to about 70-80% in 2060 * increased global middle class ($10-100 per day PPP) to about 65% (6 billion …

chinaHelion Energy plans to Enable Profitable Fusion Energy in 2019

Helion Energy’s Fusion Engine is the only demonstrated fusion energy source capable of producing both on demand and baseload power at low cost and with minimal environmental impact. Employing a patented staged electromagnetic compressor and direct energy conversion, the Fusion …