DNA, RNA Reading Just Got Thousands of Times Faster

DNA, RNA and protein reading just got thousands of times faster with the commercial release of Roswell Biotechnologies molecular electronics chip. The first molecular electronics chip has been developed. This is realizing a 50-year-old goal molecular nanotechnology to integrate single molecules into circuits to achieve the ultimate scaling limits of Moore’s Law. It was developed …

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Ukrainian Army and Special Ops Improved But Virtually No Navy and Air Force

In 2014, Ukraine’s defense minister said the country had 6,000 combat-ready troops. Today in 2022, Ukraine’s army numbers around 145,000-150,000 troops and has significantly improved its capabilities, personnel, and readiness. Over the last eight years of war with Russia, the army and special ops have improved but have limited heavy gear. The Navy and Air …

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ColdQuanta and Classiq Combining for 100+ Qubit Quantum Computers

ColdQuanta, a leader in cold atom quantum technology, and Classiq, which provides the leading software platform for Quantum Algorithm Design, are partnering to make 100-qubit quantum circuits. This will combine ColdQuanta’s cold atom quantum computer and Classiq’s quantum algorithm design software. Nextbigfuture interviewed the Coldquanta CEO in March 2021. Nextbigfuture interviewed Tom Noel, ColdQuanta’s Director …

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SpaceX Catching Starship and Booster for Ten Times the Launch Rate

Elon Musk has shared SpaceX simulations of the catching of the SpaceX Starship and booster. Being able to make the Mechazilla SpaceX catch system will enable SpaceX to a launch, land and relaunch three times a day. A normal landing, maintenance, craning the booster and starship onto crawlers and moving 1 mph via crawler would …

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Evidence that Tesla ALREADY SOLVED Battery Supply Limitation

I, Brian Wang, made a video that puts together evidence that Tesla has already largely solved its battery supply problem. It is not 4680 batteries. It is not a solution that is coming later in the year. It is a supply solution that already reached a tipping point in 2021. Battery supply has long been …

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Superabsorption Progress Towards Quantum Batteries

University of Adelaide and their overseas partners have successfully proved the concept of superabsorption, a crucial idea underpinning quantum batteries. Quantum batteries offer the potential for vastly better thermodynamic efficiency, and ultra-fast charging time, much faster and more efficient than the electrochemical batteries like Nickel Metal Hydride or Lithium Ion, in common use today. By …

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Modular Molten Salt Reactors Starting 2028

Late in 2021, Terrestrial Energy has unveiled an upgraded 390-MWe design of its Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR®) power plant to meet utility requirements and boost its cost-competitiveness as part of an effort to ramp up its candidacy for deployment at Ontario Power Generation’s (OPG’s) Darlington Nuclear Generating Station. Terrestrial Energy announced a series of …

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Russia Could Invade Ukraine This Weekend

Several likely Russian actions indicate that Russia could invade Ukraine (beyond the Crimea occupation) this weekend. Ukraine is getting a widescale cyberattack on its government websites. Ukraine says 70 government sites have been hit by cyberattack. Russia already has 100,000 troops on the border and Russia is moving more military gear now. The image above …

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