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3dUS Crude Production continues to increase by about 150,000 barrel per day per month since Summer of 2012

US daily crude oil production increased to 6.818 million barrels per day. This was an increase of 108,000 barrels per day from the prior week. This is the most crude oil produced by the US since February, 1994. This seems …

futureHollywood is adapting to and merging with the rising chinese and international movie markets

The Cinema of China is one of three distinct historical threads of Chinese-language cinema together with the Cinema of Hong Kong and the Cinema of Taiwan. China has restrictions on foreign movies and the content of movies. Currently, the vast …

canadaChild Mortality for India, China and the World

World Health Organization studies on child (under 5 mortality) as of 2010. * 7.6 million children under the age of five die every year, according to 2010 figures. * More than half of these early child deaths are due to …

holograms1 nanometer diameter wires could yield next gen quantum computers

New Electronics UK – Nanowires can now be made with a diameter of just 1 nanometer (nm), though researchers tend to work with nanowires that are between 30 and 60nm wide. At these dimensions, materials can acquire properties very different …

hologramsElectronic retinas for blind in the UK, Germany and China

BBC News – Two British men who have been totally blind for many years have had part of their vision restored after surgery to fit pioneering eye implants. They are able to perceive light and even some shapes from the …

darpaBattery News Roundup

1. A record energy density of 400Wh/kg in Li-ion rechargeable batteries has been achieved by Envia. Envia has a 40 Ah pouch cell, the new system could lower Li-ion cell costs to $180/kWh, according to Sujeet Kumar, Co-founder, President & …

appleImproved understanding of magnetism and electrons could help enable advanced spintronics

Knowing how to control the combined magnetic properties of interacting electrons will provide the basis to develop an important tool for advancing spintronics: a technology that aims to harness these properties for computation and communication Arxiv – Dynamics of Skyrmion …

3dNanoscale Transport Enables Active Self-Assembly of Millimeter-Scale Wires

Nanoletters – Nanoscale Transport Enables Active Self-Assembly of Millimeter-Scale Wires Active self-assembly processes exploit an energy source to accelerate the movement of building blocks and intermediate structures and modify their interactions. A model system is the assembly of biotinylated microtubules …

hologramsPilio’s online energy monitoring tool can save 40% of energy usage for businesses

Pilio Limited – provides a cost-effective online tool enabling small and medium businesses to monitor and manage their energy usage. The tool can enable savings of up to 40 per cent from energy bills. Pilio’s online energy monitoring tool, sMeasure, …

brainChina May Lower 2020 Nuclear Target by 10%, Fuel loading at Kalinin 4

1. Businessweek – China may cut its 2020 nuclear power capacity goal by about 10 percent under a revised development plan to be announced this year. Li Yongjiang, vice president of the China Nuclear Energy Association, said “Capacity will fall …