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devicesMars Ice Deposit Holds as Much Water as Lake Superior

Frozen beneath a region of cracked and pitted plains on Mars lies about as much water as what’s in Lake Superior, largest of the Great Lakes, researchers using NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter have determined. Scientists examined part of Mars’ Utopia …

5gZebra fish, Salamander and bichir have the same genetic control mechanisms for limb regeneration

In a paper published in the journal PLOS ONE, MDI Biological Laboratory scientists Benjamin L. King, Ph.D., and Voot P. Yin, Ph.D., identified these common genetic regulators in three regenerative species: the zebrafish, a common aquarium fish originally from India; …

displaysWeak early response for restricted second child option in China means an unlimited two child rule will be introduced in a few years

Under the new loosening of China’s One Child policy married couples in which just one parent is an only child can also have a second baby. The previous rules allowed two children for couples in which both parents are only …

entertainmentEurope and China seem unlikely to go along with Sanctions and any financial war would likely claim European Banks as collateral damage

Ian Bremmer is the president and founder of Eurasia Group, a global political risk research and consulting firm and he gives his views on the situation with Russia and the Ukraine. 1) The West’s direct response. Ian Bremmer sees basically …

camerasAll-carbon solar cell harnesses infrared light

MIT – About 40 percent of the solar energy reaching Earth’s surface lies in the near-infrared region of the spectrum — energy that conventional silicon-based solar cells are unable to harness. But a new kind of all-carbon solar cell developed …

futureAugmented Reality Related Technology

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Augmented Steps This “haptic” floor can mimic the look and feel of sand.Credit: Yon Visell MIT Technology ReviewAugmented reality floor tiling Researchers at McGill University in Montreal, Canada have developed floor …

camerasAdvances on Many Fronts to Spinal Cord Injury Repair

1. This image represents “copolymer micelles,” tiny drug-delivery spheres that could be used in a new approach for repairing damaged nerve fibers in spinal cord injuries. The bottom graphs show data indicating damaged spinal cord tissue recovered its “action potential,” …

broadbandNot voting Obama-Biden means you are racist, so does not voting McCain-Palin mean that you are sexist and Ageist ?

The Associated Press is reporting that John McCain has chosen little-known Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin to be his vice presidential running mate on Friday. So if not picking Obama-Biden means you are racist will not picking McCain-Palin mean that you …

futureThis site has its own domain. www.nextbigfuture.com

Advancednano.blogspot.com has its own domain and become www.nextbigfuture.com. All of the old links should repoint to the corresponding one in the new site. Let me know if there are any problems in comments to this post. UPDATE: If you have …

camerasContinuing discussion of an $80 billion Wind powered supergrid

The $80 billion european wind powered electrical supergrid would make wind energy more practical I think this project makes sense and a similar power grid build out would be good for North America as well. It would work in combination …