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genescientReviewing My Old Predictions and Forecasts for China’ s GDP and Looking Ahead

Among the predictions that I made in 2006 (about 6 years ago) were two predictions on China’s economy. China second largest economy in straight currency conversion measures 2013-2015 China largest economy in PPP (Purchasing Power Parity) terms 2009-2012 China overtook …

genescientPetaflop or faster supercomputer update for Japan, China, Russia and the United States

Japan is trying to pull together a follow up to their 10 petaflop K supercomputer. For the latest supercomputer rankings, K topped the list by clocking 8,162 trillion calculations per second, or 8.162 petaflops, with 672 cabinets of processors. That …

genescientInkjet printing could change the face of solar energy industry

Solar cell – This scanning electron microscope, cross-sectional image shows the various compounds of a new chalcopyrite solar cell only a few microns thick, which can be created much less expensively with inkjet printing. (Image courtesy of Oregon State University) …

foodHelion Energy and General Fusion in the mainstream media

Popular Mechanics featured Helion Energy (Field reversed configuration fusion with colliding plasmoids) General Fusion gets covered by CNN General fusion is working on a precision controlled piston that hammers giant shock waves into a magnetized sphere — slamming atoms together …

genescientNovel materials could make practical air conditioners and refrigerators that use little or no electricity

Hot pack: A display at a conference shows a new material (light green) packed into a metal foam. The material is being used to improve a technology that uses heat energy to drive a cooling process. Credit: Kevin Bullis MIT …

genescientTechonomy – Reinventing Sustenance: Feeding a world of 9.4 billion people

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Reinventing Sustenance: Feeding a world of 9.4 billion people Speakers: Raoul Adamchak, UC Davis Student Farm/Agricultural Sustainability Institute Fred Pearce, New Scientist Prabhu Pingali, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Moderator: Vijay …

futureBacteria Trained to Build Nanopyramids – Bacteria Moses Demands They be Freed

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software The nanopyramid which was built initially with only 6 blocks may not look as good as the human-made Step pyramid, but the nanopyramid only took approximately 15 minutes using blocks with …

futureRoll to Roll Printed Nano-based RFID tags Uses Carbon Nanotube Infused Ink

Ads : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software CREDIT: GYOU-JIN CHO/SUNCHON NATIONAL UNIVERSITY RFID tags printed through a new roll-to-roll process could replace bar codes and make checking out of a store a snap. Rice University and Korean collaborators produce …

carsUCLA chemists create synthetic ‘gene-like’ crystals for carbon dioxide capture

UCLA chemists report creating a synthetic “gene” that could capture heat-trapping carbon dioxide emissions, which contribute to global warming, rising sea levels and the increased acidity of oceans. The research appears in the Feb. 12 issue of the journal Science. …

futurePenn State researchers developing optical communication alternative to Wifi – already over one gigabit per second

Penn State is advancing Visible Light communication speeds and using non-visibile light to achieve 1 Gbps and higher speeds In January 2010 a team of researchers from Siemens and Fraunhofer Institute for Telecommunications (Heinrich Hertz Institute in Berlin) demonstrated the …