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bootstrapping nanotechnologyFiber Reinforced plastic that is 20% lighter than aluminum

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Efforts to produce lighter vehicles necessarily include engine parts, such as the cylinder casing, which could shed up to 20 percent of its weight if it were made of fiber-reinforced plastic rather than aluminum – without added costs. Such injection-molded …

DNAUS ends 2013 at 8.11 million barrels per day of crude oil production for two years of over 1.1 million barrels per day production increase

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US crude oil production is at a level last reached in 1988. The US had end of year crude oil production of 2011 5.851 million barrels per day 2012 6.985 million barrels per day 2013 8.111 million barrels per day …

adiabatic quantum computerCheap and efficient Hydrogen Extraction from Biomass appears to be a gamechanger

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Virginia Tech researchers liberates high-purity hydrogen under mild reaction conditions at 122 degree Fahrenheit and normal atmospheric pressure. The biocatalysts used to release the hydrogen are a group of enzymes artificially isolated from different microorganisms that thrive at extreme temperatures, …

mechanical nanotechnologyZpinch Nuclear Fusion Pulse Space Propulsion Research

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A team of scientists and researchers from UAHuntsville’s Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Boeing and Marshall Space Flight Center’s Propulsion Engineering Lab are busy putting together a strange looking machine they’re calling the “Charger-1 Pulsed Power Generator.” It’s a …

europeCarnival of nuclear energy 115

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The Carnival of nuclear energy 115 is up at AtomicPowerReview. NEI Nuclear notes – In April 2011, the Worldwatch Institute predicted a rocky future for nuclear energy, but the most recent report from the OECD shows the predicted slowdown never …

bootstrapping nanotechnologyTransatomic Power’s Waste-Annihilating Molten Salt Reactor

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Transatomic Power’s Waste-Annihilating Molten Salt Reactor — WAMSR — can convert the high-level nuclear waste produced by conventional nuclear reactors each year into $7.1 trillion of electricity. At full deployment, our reactors can use existing stockpiles of nuclear waste to …

europeSARM Steroids probably used by over 10% of Athletes

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SARMS is believed to be a safe steroid. It provides the muscle enhancment and does not damage the liver and the only side effect that is reported is to light sensitivity. It offers a viable substitute for steroids in hormone …

fusionThe Bullish case for the Economic Future of the United States

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The Telegraph UK lays out the bullish economic case for the United States Nextbigfuture already covered the two main items listed in the telegraph article. 1. US crude oil production could increase by 500,000 to 1 million barrels per day …

mechanical nanotechnologyChina High Speed rail will have complete run north south and significant east west segments by end of 2012 and for 2013 corrected

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Dark red lines show the high speed rail that should be done at the end of 2012 China will be starting up the Beijing to Shanghai high speed rail line on Thursday. There is 17,000 km (11,000 mi) of high-speed …