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antiagingHAL Exoskeleton adapted for emergency teams at Fukushima

Telegraph UK – A robotic suit originally designed to help elderly people walk has been upgraded to assist emergency teams working in the difficult conditions at Japan’s crippled Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant. The Hybrid Assistive Limb – or HAL – …

myostatin inhibitorsSome in Russia have been pushing a Bering Strait tunnel and rail projects

A conference in Yakutsk was hosted by Yegor Borisov the Governor and the Bering Strait tunnel project was ratified by President Medvedev’s top officials including Aleksander Levinthal the deputy federal representative for the Russian far East. Experts forecast that the …

myostatin inhibitorsStronger, Tougher than steel or Titanium and Now Cheap: Caltech Researchers Have New Way to Process Metallic Glass (Replacing Blogger.com is too slow to fix)

A metallic-glass rod before heating and molding (left); a molded metallic-glass part (middle); the final product with its excess material trimmed off (right). Stronger than steel or titanium—and just as tough—metallic glass is an ideal material for everything from …

myostatin inhibitorsJapan earthquake status and the japanese nuclaer reactors

The death toll from the Japanese earthquake is over 10,000. William tucker explains how the containment structures appear to be working, and the latest reactor designs aren’t vulnerable to the coolant problem at issue here. So far the deaths at …

myostatin inhibitorsBrains versus computers – Watson versus Jennings and Rutter and opinions from Kurzweil, Wolfram, Moravec and others

0. The Atlantic has a liveblog of the Jeopardy match 7:10: Oh, Watson’s got the Daily Double! He’s wagering $1,000…and he’s got it right. Ken gets a question correct about the 50s. 7:20: Watson doesn’t appear to be getting any …

diseaseGlasgow University and EADS developing conductive storage for solid hydrogen fuel project

the Scotsman – Scientists at the University and EADS IW are working on using nanotechnology to improve the efficiency of the Hydrisafe tank for hydrogen storage as a solid. The Hydrisafe tank was developed by Hydrogen Horizons to store hydrogen …

agingAdvance for zinc finger tools for precise DNA manipulation

A team led by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) researchers has developed a faster way to engineer synthetic enzymes that target specific DNA sequences for inactivation, repair or alteration. The report from the MGH Molecular Pathology Unit, being published online in …

cancerCarnival of nuclear energy 30

The Carnival of nuclear energy 30 is up at Yes Vermont Yankee Dan Yurman had looked at China’s increasing nuclear build. Other savings advantages (beyond low labor costs) are possible by simplifying reactor design, and lowering materials input. Building a …

agingCarbon nanotubes Blacker Than Black for better planet searches

NASA engineers now developing a blacker-than pitch material that will help scientists gather hard-to-obtain scientific measurements or observe currently unseen astronomical objects, like Earth-sized planets in orbit around other stars. “This is a technology that offers a lot of payback,” …

exoskeletonTechonomy – Reinventing the Economy – Combination, Complexity and Value

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Reinventing the Economy: Combination, complexity and value Speaker: Brian Arthur, Santa Fe Institute all of the complexity in the world has arisen from combining simpler things Economist used to have a …