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displaysDwave Systems will be commercially releasing a new 1152 qubit quantum annealing system in March 2015

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Dr. Colin P. Williams , Director of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships for D-Wave Systems provided answers in an email interview with Nextbigfuture. 1. How is Dwave doing with the 2048 qubit system ? D-Wave is making fantastic progress …

gadgets2015 could be year of LENR breakout and legitimacy. Cold Fusion vindication possible

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Russian Prof Parkhomov claims to have replicated Rossi E-Cat and Parkhomov and published fully open research. Others are racing to replicate and extend the work. Prof Alexander Parkhomov of Lomonosov Moscow State University has published a paper describing his successful …

computer memoryDOE wants to make US buildings twice as energy efficient by 2030

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The Building Technology Office of the US Department of Energy wants to reduce building energy use by 50% in 2030, compared to the “business-as-usual” energy consumption projected by the 2010 Annual Energy Outlook There is a focus on more efficient …

cellphoneCarnival of Space 335

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1. Universe Today – This was very likely the last trip around the Sun for the Earth-crossing asteroid 2014 AA, according to calculations by several teams of astronomers and published online earlier today on the IAU’s Minor Planet Center. Discovered …

displaysCRISPR gene editing used to test and understand all human genes in the genome and other mammalian genomes

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The new system, known as CRISPR, allows researchers to permanently and selectively delete genes from a cell’s DNA. In two new papers, the researchers showed that they could study all the genes in the genome by deleting a different gene …

australiaJoe Eck reports Superconductor at 53.6C Almost to the hottest outdoor temperatures ever recorded

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Joe Eck at Superconductors.org reports the observation of superconductivity above 53 Celsius (127F, 326K) in a new copper-oxide ceramic. The chemical formula of this discovery is Tl7Sn2Ba2SiCu10O20+. This is the thirteenth superconductor found to exhibit a Meissner transition above room …

displaysPaper generators get power when you touch them so you do not need batteries

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Disney Research presents a new energy harvesting technology that generates electrical energy from a user’s interactions with paper-like materials. The energy harvesters are flexible, light, and inexpensive, and they utilize a user’s gestures such as tapping, touching, rubbing and sliding …

3dIs the Phillippines shifting to prolonged 6-7% annual GDP growth ?

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Growth forecasts for the Philippine economy have been hiked by two institutions after the strong performance registered in the first quarter. Nomura, in a report released Friday, expects the gross domestic product (GDP) — the broadest measure of the economy …

futureNASA researching 100KW, 4MW and 60 MW thermal molten salt reactors for space

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Ohio State University has performed some computational studies of molten salt reactors for NASA space applications. They looked at 4 MW thermal and 60 MW thermal reactors and flow dynamics and basic design. Molten salt reactors are an appealing technology …

3dCandence and ARM making first Cortex-A57 64 bit processor on 16 nanometer process

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1. Fulfilling the promise of performance and power scaling at 16 nanometers, ARM and Cadence today announced details behind their collaboration to implement the first ARM® Cortex®-A57 processor on TSMC’s 16-nanometer (nm) FinFET manufacturing process The Cortex-A57 processor is ARM’s …