nanopatterning

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 …

nanopatterningStudy sheds light on stem cell role in regenerating fingers, toes

Tissue-specific adult stem cells are responsible for the ability of mammals to re-grow the tips of fingers or toes lost to trauma or surgery, say researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. The finding discredits a popular theory that …

europeCheaper and more efficient water desalination

In the new study, Elimelech and William Phillip, now at the University of Notre Dame, demonstrate that reverse osmosis requires a minimum amount of energy that cannot be overcome, and that current technology is already starting to approach that limit. …

guided self assemblyUranium Market Outlook from Royal Bank of Canada

Based on our (Royal Bank of Canada) analysis, only 26 million pounds of additional uranium can be brought into production between $40 per pound and $60 per pound and an incremental 60 million pounds can be added at prices between …

lithographyRobomara 2011 – a robot marathon

The VStone company and the city of Osaka organized a robot marathon. The robots must complete 422 laps of a 100 meter course. The course is a full length marathon (26.2 miles/42.2km) and was scheduled for three days from Feb …

lithographyOutput from Iraq’s West Qurna Stage 1 to triple to 750,000 barrels per day in 3 years but so far oil production and oil exports have fallen 4-10% in 2010

Production from Iraq´s prized West Qurna Stage 1 oil field should more than triple to 750,000 barrels a day in three years time, an oil official said Sunday. The 8.6 billion barrel field, which is being developed by a consortium …

diamondCarnival of Space 171

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Starry Critters is hosting the Carnival of Space 171 This site provided the interview of John Hunter of Quicklaunch.Quick­launch is hop­ing to cre­ate a method for launch­ing unmanned pay­loads into orbit …

nanopatterningMIT, Yale and USC have a better max-flow algorithm which improve networks and logistics

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software The maximum-flow problem, or max flow, is one of the most basic problems in computer science. MIT researchers, together with colleagues at Yale and the University of Southern California, have demonstrated …

europeSilicene Atom Thick Silicon Has Graphene Like Electronic Properties

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Silicene ribbons have been prepared for the first time by physicists in France. The leaders of that effort, Hamid Oughaddou from Cergy-Pontoise University and Bernard Aufray of the French National Center …

futureLiveblogging the Singularity summit – Eliezer Yudkowsky on Simplified Humanism and Positive Futurism

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Eliezer Yudkowsky on Simplified Humanism and Positive Futurism I will discuss a complex of related ideas that together form a more powerful whole: The idea of an upward-sloping future, as opposed …