Nanyang Technological University and Rice University Develop Probabilistic’ logic allows computer chip: 7 faster times, 30 times less power

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) and Rice University, United States, have successfully created a microchip that uses 30 times less electricity while running seven times faster than today’s best technology. The Rice-NTU team plans to follow its proof-of-concept work on encryption with proof-of-concept tests on microchips for cell phones, graphics cards and medical implants. The microchip …

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Resveratrol Follow Up Drug 1000 Times More Potent

A new drug proves effective in fighting obesity and related diseases while increasing stamina in mice and mimics calorie-restricted diet. Estimates of life extension from calorie restriction are 3 to 13 years. The effects of the compound are similar to those of resveratrol, a molecule found in red wine that has previously been shown to …

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Dwave Quantum Computer Latest Pictures and Information

Dwave posted a recent presentation of their Adiabatic Quantum Computer system. [58 pages] In May 2008, Dwave had developed a 48 qubit quantum computer system and this month (November, 2008) Dwave will produce their 128 qubit design. Background of Dwave and the Older RSFQ Superconducting DesignDwave cools superconducting circuits to nearly absolute zero. The approach …

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What Could be High Impact Radical World Changing Technology? It takes a lot to rock your world.

Many futurists and marketers have predicted that new technology ABC or some new process XYZ will radically change the world. There are several reasons why change does not get created, change is incremental instead of radical, change is developed but turns out not to be low impact and people can often be poor judges of …

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Life extension project is in the running for American Express grant/prize

As of Aug 28, 2008 at 4:52pm PST, the life extension project is 21st on the list of projects with 1500 nominations. The current top projects have 3000 to 3900 nominations. There are four more days of voting. More of votes are needed to ensure that the life extension project makes the top 25. The …

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