Like Tony Stark Making Technology from Scraps

Take some metal scraps from the junkyard; put them in a glass jar with a common household chemical; and, voilà, you have a high-performance battery. “Imagine that the tons of metal waste discarded every year could be used to provide energy storage for the renewable energy grid of the future, instead of becoming a burden …

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Business Card VChip brings accurate, cheap, and portable blood testing everywhere

The V-chip is the size of a business card and can test for 50 measures (like insulin and other blood proteins, cholesterol, and even signs of viral or bacterial infection all at the same time) from one drop of blood. The V-Chip could make it possible to bring tests to the bedside, remote areas, and …

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Japan’s LDP party wins a majority

Japan’s pro-nuclear emergy LDP party has returned to power.They won 275 to 300 out of the 480 seats If you liked this article, please give it a quick review on ycombinator or StumbleUpon. Thanks Brian WangBrian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a popular Science blogger with 1 million readers per month. His blog …

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Bakken Oil Rail Shipping Capacity increased to 1 millinon barrels per day

Bloomberg – Bakken oil traded at the most expensive compared with West Texas Intermediate in four months as Burlington Northern Santa Fe boosted crude rail shipping capacity for the grade to 1 million barrels a day. This seems to suggest that railroad and oil companies are expecting the oil from North Dakota to increase 660,000 …

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