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darpaWikileaks reveals China ready for reunified Korea and ready to abandon North Korea

In highly sensitive discussions in February this year, the-then South Korean vice-foreign minister, Chun Yung-woo, told a US ambassador, Kathleen Stephens, that younger generation Chinese Communist party leaders no longer regarded North Korea as a useful or reliable ally and …

businessA gravity loading countermeasure skinsuit

A gravity loading countermeasure skinsuit Made of an elastic material, the suit is deliberately cut too short for the wearer, and has stirrups that wrap around the feet so that it stretches when the wearer puts it on. The elasticity …

computer memoryNamibia’s Uranium production is up 17.7 from the first half of last year

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software 1. Namibia’s Uranium production improved by 9.9 percent during the second quarter of 2010 compared to the preceding quarter. Similarly, year-on-year, it rose by 17.7 percent. The demand for uranium continued …

computer memoryTensilica – Berkeley Labs – Colorado Exaflop System Design

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Energy-Efficient Computing for Extreme Scale Science (10 page pdf) updates the research to making multi-petaflop and exaflop scale systems using Tensilica chips A straw design based on 2008 Tensilica chips could …

computer memoryDiamond Nanotechnology – Diamond Nanowire Arrays Could Enable Large Scale Quantum Information Processing

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software An optical nanostructure based on single-crystal nanowire diamond may be used as an efficient source of single photons. One exciting application at the forefront of diamond research is in quantum science. …

computer memoryNuclear Roundup – Uranium Production in Australia, South Korea Goal is 20% of Nuclear Plant Market

1. The Sanmen 1 nuclear plant reached a milestone where they completed the lift and setting of the containment vessel bottom head (CVBH) of Unit 1. The Sanmen AP1000 should be the first AP1000 reactor when it is completed about …

computer architectureScience Unable to Find Men in 20s Who Had not Seen Porn and Daily Show on Climategate

1. Telegraph UK, researchers were conducting a study comparing the views of men in their 20s who had never been exposed to pornography with regular users. (H/T Instapundit) But their project stumbled at the first hurdle when they failed to …

atomic layer depositionTechnology for Starships, Closer Stars and Bigger Civilization

Science Fiction author and blogger Charlie Stross has an article about the myth of the starship Yes, I think human interstellar exploration (and yes, maybe even colonization) might be possible, after a fashion. But to get there, we’re going to …

computer memoryMyostatin Inhibiting Gene Therapy Success in Monkeys

One person in a million has natural myostatin inhibition genes Work was done on Macaque monkeys. Commonly scientific work is on rhesus macaques. Researchers at Nationwide Children’s Hospital have shown that a gene delivery strategy that produces follistatin — a …

computer memoryCritique of the Path to Sustainable Energy 2030

Brave New Climate reviews the work of Mark Z. Jacobson (Professor, Stanford) and Mark A. Delucchi (researcher, UC Davis) entitled “A path to sustainable energy by 2030” (p 58 – 65 Scientific American Nov 2009; they call it WWS: wind, …