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microscopesGranulyte Infusion treatment offered in Mexico to Boost Immune system against Cancer

FightAging – a cancer immune therapy pioneered by Zheng Cui that involves transplanting granulocytes from suitable donors – performed very well indeed in mice, superbly in fact, but only the one anemic human trial is underway in the US. Now …

microscaleInteresting scenario where an Independent Run by Ron Paul forces the selection of president into the House of Representatives

Interesting polling indicates that while Ron Paul only has 8% of the Republican nomination vote, he would get 18% in a three way race between Obama, Romney and him. NBC/WSJ polled multiple hypothetical matchups between the candidates in the 2012 …

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 …

australiaNorth Dakota produced a record 444,142 barrels of oil per day in August, 2011

North Dakota produced 444142 barrels of oil per day in August, 2011 This is 60,000 barrels per day more than two months ago and 80,000 barrels per day more than three months ago. North Dakota Department of Mineral Resources Director …

bootstrapping nanotechnology“Magnonics” using nanoscale magnetic waves could replace microwaves for many applications

A group of scientists from the University of Gothenburg and the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) have become the first group in the world to demonstrate that theories about nanoscale spin waves agree with observations. This opens the way to …

DNAThe coming age of robotics

The field of robotics is about to enter an exponential growth phase. Robots from corporations such as Qinetic, irobot, and Vecna Robotics are already used extensively by the military and industry, and new robotics corporations, such as Seegrid and Heartland …

holograms2G HTS Wire for High Magnetic Field Applications

2G HTS Wire for High Magnetic Field Applications (37 pages, May 27, 2011) 10-fold improvement by combination of higher self-field critical current and improved retention of in-field performance through technical innovations. Even at 4.2 K, 15 T, 2G HTS wire …

microscopesPromise and hurdles to printed organs and some printed replacement parts in human trials by 2013 to 2016

“If the federal government created a ‘human organ project’ and wanted to make the kidney, I literally think it could happen in 10 years,” said chemical engineer Keith Murphy, co-founder of Organovo, a firm that makes and works with high-end …

materialsA detailed Qualitative Approach to the Cold Fusion Nuclear Reactions of H/Ni

Christos Stremmenos has presented a new theory about the Rossi and Focardi low energy nuclear reactions The following two questions should be answered: 1. Which is the supposed mechanism that overcomes the powerful electrostatic repulse (Coulomb barrier) between the “shielded …

metamaterialsAIDS tranmission could be stopped with about a 40% increase in funding and effort

About $16 billion a year is spent on AIDS in poor and middle-income countries. Half is generated locally and half is foreign aid. A report in this week’s Lancet suggests a carefully crafted mixture of approaches that does not involve …