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appleiPhone X is easy to break and expensive to fix

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CNET performed drop tests on the iPhone X and it broke on the first drop. The iPhone X is glass on the front and the back. The $1000 iPhone X can cost about $500 to fix the rear glass and …

appleApple iPhone 8 and Apple TV 4K

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Apple has officially announced the iPhone 8 and 8 Plus and they have faster processors, a True Tone display, and upgraded cameras. The wireless charging is basically the same as all other smartphones. Place the phone on a charging pad. …

appleGraphene-Based Neural Probes Probe Brain Activity in High Resolution

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Measuring brain activity with precision is essential to developing further understanding of diseases such as epilepsy and disorders that affect brain function and motor control. Neural probes with high spatial resolution are needed for both recording and stimulating specific functional …

appleVision of a Asteroid Belt Astronomical Telescope and hypertelescopes

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Physics Today has a speculative article that proposes that laser light be used to shape and polish an asteroid to high optical standards. This could create an Asteroid Belt Astronomical Telescope (ABAT). The Asteroid Belt Astronomical Telescope (ABAT) focuses light …

appleLike Tony Stark Making Technology from Scraps

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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 …

appleConducting ink can boost solar thermal by 70% for a few dollars

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Researchers at the Technological Institute of the Lagoon (ITL), Mexico, have created a nanoparticle-rich, conducting ink that they have used to coat pipes of solar water heaters to increase their efficiency by up to 70 percent. The new coating was …

appleReal technology to mimick the Star Wars Force or Fictional Telekenesis

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Combining gesture interface, augmented reality and virtual reality interfaces, drones, power beaming, beam forming, robotics, magnetic levitation and sonic levitation would enable people to mimick the Star Wars Force or Fictional Telekenesis. Drones with speakers would be able to get …

appleNew Appoach targets Cancer Stem Cells and uses tens of thousands of animal models

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Stemcentrx, has raised $500 million and is valued at $3 billion, people familiar with its finances say, a nearly unprecedented value for a company with no revenue, facing the usual R and D obstacles, and that almost no one has …

appleChina will bigger than ITER test Tokamak for testing magnetic fusion by 2030

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The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER), a $20 billion machine being built in France. Constructing ITER has already cost three times as much as budgeted, and completion has slipped from 2016 to 2019, with the first plasma experiments the following …

appleIQ Prediction from Structural MRI using Machine Learning

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Stephen Hsu at Information Processing reports on a paper where the authors use machine learning techniques to build sparse predictors based on grey/white matter volumes of specific regions. Correlations obtained are ~ 0.7 A separate UCLA paper show that brain …