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batteriesUS military technology superiority is challenged as reaching near parity in some capability areas

The Military Balance 2017 is the annual assessment of global military capabilities and defence economics from the IISS (International Institute for Strategic Studies, London) There has been no reduction in the range and number of security challenges demanding the attention …

economic impactWoven nanomaterials into the first 3D covalent organic framework makes more flexible and resilient material

Woven fabrics are inherently flexible. Liu et al. created a molecular fabric analog using metal-organic frameworks (see the Perspective by Gutierrez-Puebla). Phenanthroline ligands on a copper metal complex directed the addition of organic linkers via imine bonds to create helical …

chinaA Versatile Source of Single Photons for Quantum Information Processing

Arxiv – A Versatile Source of Single Photons for Quantum Information Processing The quantum state of a single photon stands amongst the most fundamental and intriguing manifestations of quantum physics. At the same time single photons and pairs of single …

cellphoneSingularity Summit in New York on October 3rd and 4th

Accelerating Future has the Saturday program for the Singularity Summit in New York on October 3rd and 4th, 2009. The full two day program is here Stephen Wolfram, the British polymath known as the creator of Mathematica and Wolfram Alpha …