Advancing Towards a Universal Flu Vaccine

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software A universal influenza vaccine — so-called because it could potentially provide protection from all flu strains for decades — may become a reality because of research led by scientists from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health. …

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New Model Predicts the Organization of Nanoparticles

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Journal Science – Step-Growth Polymerization of Inorganic Nanoparticles Currently, no model exists describing the organization of nanoparticles. This work paves the way for the prediction of the properties of nanoparticle ensembles and for the development of new design rules for such structures. It will enable the …

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Electrochemical Solar Cells Solves to Hurdles to Large Scale Commercialization of Dye-sensitized solar Cells

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News &nbsp  Computer Software Professor Marsan and his team have been working for several years on the design of an electrochemical solar cell. His work has involved novel technologies, for which he has received numerous patents. In considering the problems of the cell developed by his Swiss colleague, Professor Marsan …

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Directed Self Assembly is the Technology Darling of the Advanced Lithography Conference

More from the SPIE Advanced Lithography conference EEtimes reports that more than 10 papers on the conference schedule are focused on directed self-assembly, a technology that combines lithographically defined substrates and self-assembled polymers. Research has focused on using lithography to alter the surface of a silicon wafer, then adding block co-polymers that assemble themselves into …

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3-dimensional batteries and fuel cells powered by sugar.

Bruce Dunn is a Professor of Materials Science at UCLA’s Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science. Follow him (video below) around UCLA’s campus as he discusses 3-dimensional batteries and demonstrates fuel cells powered by sugar. Today’s batteries are two-dimensional, with a layer of anode, a layer of cathode and a layer of electrolyte. …

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After 20 days of Release Avatar is the Number 2 Worldwide Box Office Movie

After 20 days of release. Avatar is the 2nd highest worldwide box office movie (non-inflation adjusted) I have predicted Avatar will be the number one worldwide box office movie. Somewhat risky prediction. Counting on more “legs” in the foreign markets. Move up from the current 67% foreign to 72% or so. Avatar needs $550+ million …

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Ferropaper Could Make Printable Micromotors one hundred times Cheaper than Silicon Versions

Babak Ziaie, a professor of electrical and computer engineering and biomedical engineering, holds a miniature birdlike shape made from the material. The wings move slowly, but the structure is not capable of flight. (Purdue University photo/Andrew Hancock) Researchers at Purdue University have created a magnetic “ferropaper” that might be used to make low-cost “micromotors” for …

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Rumors that Iranian Leader May be Readying to Flee Iran

Gateway pundit shows a letter published on the Iranian websites claims that Ayatollah Khamenei is planning a possible escape to Russia. Radio Netherlands reports indicate that the Supreme National Security Council has ordered a complete check-up of the jet which is on standby to fly Ayatollah Sayyid Ali Khamenei and his family to Russia should …

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China Making Largest Solar Power Plant: Two Billion Watts

First Solar, which makes more solar cells than any other company, said it struck a tentative 10-year deal to build in China’s vast desert north of the Great Wall. The project would eventually blanket 25 square miles of Inner Mongolia — slightly larger than the size of Manhattan — with a sea of black, light-absorbing …

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36.5 Megawatt superconducting motor Successfully Tested at Full Power

-American Superconductor Corporation (NASDAQ: AMSC), a leading energy technologies company, and Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE: NOC) announced today at the Surface Navy Association’s 21st National Symposium the successful completion of full-power testing of the world’s first 36.5 megawatt (49,000 horsepower) high temperature superconductor (HTS) ship propulsion motor at the U.S. Navy’s Integrated Power System Land-Based …

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