Business Week has 2014 predictions for 55 industries, interviews executives and leaders and predicts the $40 tablet

Business Week has a detailed look at 2014. They have a detailed look at 55 global industries, from tech to banking and energy to retail. The Aakash 4, a 7-inch Android tablet developed by British manufacturer Datawind and India’s Ministry of Human Resources Development. Datawind Chief Executive Officer Suneet Tuli said at a Wired conference …

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World Bank President Outlines Plan to Reduce Extreme Poverty to less than 3% of the World’s Population

World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim outlined a bold agenda for the global community toward ending extreme poverty by 2030 and promoting shared prosperity to boost the incomes of the poorest 40 percent of the population in each country. Kim noted that the first Millennium Development Goal (MDG), to halve extreme poverty, was achieved …

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Singularity Summit – A History of Violence

Brian WangBrian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a popular Science blogger with 1 million readers per month. His blog Nextbigfuture.com is ranked #1 Science News Blog. It covers many disruptive technology and trends including Space, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Medicine, Anti-aging Biotechnology, and Nanotechnology. Known for identifying cutting edge technologies, he is currently a …

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Carbon Nanotube coating would allow a plane to absorb a radar beam, making it undetectable.

Technology Review – A new nanostructured coating could be used to make paints for stealth aircraft that can’t be seen at night and that are undetectable by radar at any time of day. The coating, made of carbon nanotubes, can be used to cloak an object in utter darkness, making it indistinguishable from the night …

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Phoenix: an Ultra-Low Power Processor for Cubic Millimeter Sensor Systems

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software The University of Michigan developed a low power chip for cubic millimeter sensors in 2009. It was built in 180 micron lithography process so the chip could theoretically be reduced in size by about 20 times with the latest lithography process. However, the key is power …

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Faster Wound Healing with Lasers and Nanotech

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Wired Mag Danger Room -the Air Force is funding scientists who are using nano-technology and lasers to seal up wounds at a molecular level. The US Military is funding many potential disruptive improvements to wound healing and treatment. * human trials have started for spray on …

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Additive manufacturing process may lead to tougher, heat-resistant components for aerospace

A new additive manufacturing process for mixing tough metals with ceramic materials and depositing, layer by layer, the mixed materials in the form of pastes could lead to stronger, heat-resistant, three-dimensional components for future space exploration, says a researcher at Missouri University of Science and Technology Leu and his colleagues in Missouri S&T’s Center for …

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Upcoming in the SENS4 conference Schedule

Talks that are scheduled for Sunday, Sept 6, 2009 at the SENS4 conference. Session 21 Tissue engineering (Chair: Leonid Gavrilov) Augustinus Bader Leipzig, Germany Currently Available Therapies with Autologous Stem Cells – From Basic Principles to Clinical Application Gabor Forgacs Columbia, USA Organ Engineering by Bioprinting Biomaterials-based exogenous scaffolds, though promising, still face general as …

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American Superconductor and Department of Energy Will Try to Get 10 Megawatt Wind Turbines into Production

The EU has the Upwind project to develop advanced wind technology. Upwind is separate from the american DOE and American Superconductor effort. American Superconductor will work with the Department of Energy to enable production a 10 megawatt superconducting wind turbine design. The 10 MW superconducting wind turbine would weight 120 tons instead of 300 tons …

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