China Will Spend $25 billion to Boost Semiconductor Industry and Four AP1000 Are Under Construction

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software 1. The Chinese government is preparing to spend $25 billion on wafer fabs to boost domestic chip manufacturing over the next five years. China’s chip industry had stumbled during the recession. So this is an effort to revive growth. In 2009 Mainland China produced 40 billion …

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Synthetic Cornea from a successful EU Research Project

Gizmag has coverage of the development of synthetic corneas. Dr. Joachim Storsberg of the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Polymer Research IAP in Potsdam-Golm created the first artificial cornea, which has been successfully trialed and has been in use now since 2009. The work could provide sight to 40,000 in Europe and hundreds of thousands around …

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Google Will Win in Phones and Pad Computers and Apple will still be a Niche Player

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Apple has returned to being a successful company. Apple has about 1% of the global phone market and a US PC marketshare of about 8%. Worldwide Apple’s PC marketshare is about 2-3%. Apple is a profitable premium niche player and a design leader. However, Apple is …

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Contrasting two reactions to the DNA Factory Research

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Recently there has been some big DNA Nanotechnology research announcments. Including a programmable DNA assembly line The researchers envision continuous improvement of the proof of concept DNA assembly and eventual tissue repair and other applications. It is interesting to compare the reaction of Mike Treder and …

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Dyson Swarms and Dyson Spheres

image by steve Bowers, this power collection swarm consists of thousands of elements in inclined orbits, each with a slightly different ascending node and pericenter. This arrangement ensures the elements never come close to each other. The various orbits form a toroid shape, surrounding the star. Here is a copy of the Dyson sphere discussion …

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Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Will Skip 22 nanometer node and go Directly to 20 nanometer in 2013

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News &nbsp  Computer Software EEtimes reports, at the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing’s technology conference, the world’s largest silicon foundry provided details about its 20-nm strategy and its 20-nm CMOS process, which will be the company’s main technology platform after the 28-nm node. TSMC will also not offer an 18-nm process * …

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Lack of Chronic Worm Infections Leads to More Allergies and Asthma and other Inflammation diseases

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News &nbsp  Computer Software Technology Review reports mounting evidence in both humans and animals suggests that infection with these parasitic worms seems to protect against a number of inflammatory diseases, including asthma and allergy, multiple sclerosis, Crohn’s disease, and type 1 diabetes We became dependent on helminths [parasitic worms] and …

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Using Better Superconductors for MHD Aerobraking for up 85% Reductions in Reentry Heat

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News &nbsp  Computer Software Selenian Boondocks had three articles about MHD Aerobraking and thermal Protection. The benefits should be * reduction of the heat generated for re-entry into earth atmosphere so that there is up to an 85% reduction in heat generated which can enable a low maintenance reusable heat …

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Science Fiction Displays Now Real – Navigation Super High Resolution Images and Rollup Displays

Ads : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News &nbsp  Computer Software HP and Arizona state university have Demonstrated flexible displays that can be rolled up This should be on the market in 2012 and in mass production in 2013. The flexible displays can be mass produced by using a production method called Self-Aligned Imprint Lithography (SAIL). By manufacturing …

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DARPA Making Blimp that has Extremely Large Antennas for Sensors as Part of Its Structure

Ads : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software DARPA Integrated Sensor is Structure (ISIS) project is trying to make a blimp which has massive sensors as part of the blimp structure A demonstration unit should be flying around 2012-2014. ISIS will provide “unsurpassed situational awareness with a surveillance range of 187 miles for individuals on …

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Innovative Silicon Announces Z-Ram Breakthroughs, ZRAM Could Displace DRAM

Ads : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News &nbsp  Computer Software Innovative Silicon, Inc. (ISi), developer of the Z-RAM zero-capacitor, floating body (FB) memory technology, today announced two major breakthroughs to its Z-RAM technology. Many technologies have sought to displace DRAM as the industry’s low-cost RAM solution, yet they have failed because they cannot credibly replace DRAM. Some …

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