China Argues Over Regular High Speed Rail Versus Maglev High Speed Rail Projects

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software A maglev train leaves Shanghai Pudong International Airport heading to the city. Plans to extend the line to Hangzhou were stalled by protests. People in China are questioning the logic of having two high-speed rail links between the same cities (Shanghai and Hangzhou), especially as the …

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Protein Computing, Bio-based Quantum Computing and Nano-sized biolasers from ExQor Technologies

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Triskelia are the tripod shaped subunits of Clathrin. The Clathrin protein self-assembles into nanoscale spheres that lase “Our clathrin scaffolding applications are also dual use, with commercial applications in VLSI lithography, biomolecular electronics and in self-assembling novel photonic nanostructures for alternative energy generation EETimes reports on …

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Will the NASA WISE Space Telescope Find Nemesis, a Binary Companion Star for the Sun ?

Ads : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Astrobiology Magazine – Is our Sun part of a binary star system? An unseen companion star, nicknamed “Nemesis,” may be sending comets towards Earth. If Nemesis exists, NASA’s new WISE telescope should be able to spot it. Our solar system is surrounded by a vast collection of …

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China Car Manufacturing Capacity is More than 20 million Cars and Trucks Per year

Chinese auto makers added the capacity by 30 percent to 20 million units in 2009 Fuel-efficient cars have already shown some signs of overheating, as the demand for auto with displacement less than 1.6 liters was about 3 million units before 2011, less than half of the capacity of 7 million units, said Jia Xinguang, …

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Analytical Mechanical Associates and NASA Mark Moore Pushing Electric Aircraft – Niche Applications

Analytical Mechanical Associates (AMA) has been in the business of aerospace engineering for more than forty years. Jan 20, 2010 (today) at American Helicopter Society meeting Mark Moore, an aerospace engineer at NASA’s Langley Research Center and his colleagues will officially unveil the Puffin design Scientific American has details In principle, the Puffin can cruise …

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Possible Multiple Sclerosis Breakthrough

The Globe and Mail reports: Using ultrasound to examine the vessels leading in and out of the brain, Dr. Zamboni made a startling find: In more than 90 per cent of people with multiple sclerosis, including his spouse, the veins draining blood from the brain were malformed or blocked. In people without MS, they were …

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Superconducting Heat Shield

Flight Global reports that european researchers developing a magnetic heat shield that could augment or replace the traditional ablative materials hope to make a test flight in the next decade. Under development by EADS Astrium, with support from German aerospace centre DLR and the European Space Agency, the magnetic field-protected vehicle will be launched from …

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Gigahertz Dynamics of a Strongly Driven Single Quantum Spin

UC Santa Barbara researchers have demonstrated the ability to electrically manipulate, at gigahertz rates, the quantum states of electrons trapped on individual defects in diamond crystals. This could aid in the development of quantum computers that could use electron spins to perform computations at unprecedented speed. Using electromagnetic waveguides on diamond-based chips, the researchers were …

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General Electric has one terabyte micro Hologram Disc Readable by a Modified Blu-ray Player

GE announced it has been developing a 1 Terabyte DVD size disk that can be read by a modified Blu-ray player. Peter Lorraine, GE’s lab manager, talking at an Emerging Tech conference last week, said that licence announcements could be expected soon. He also mentioned the notion of disks having the capacity of 100 Blu-ray …

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China launches today the first of four modules for a chinese space station

September 25th, China successfully launched Shenzhou 7 for their first space walk and the first module of a space station. The Shenzhou 7 spacecraft blasted off atop a Long March 2F rocket shortly after 9pm (2300 AEST) under clear night skies in northwestern China. The spacewalk by one of the astronauts is expected to take …

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