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displaysThe next semiconductor node only provides 25% boost so Efficient Chip Stacking is a path forward

The difference between 28 and 20 nm is about 20 to 25 percent accord to Nvidia’s Chief Scientist Dally. Therefore, process doesn’t matter that much anymore. If Nvidia is clever about architecture and circuit design, then can make up for …

appleComparing the Russian Meteor to Tunguska and Yesterdays Near Miss Asteroid

If you liked this article, please give it a quick review on ycombinator or StumbleUpon. Thanks Brian Wang Brian Wang is a prolific business-oriented writer of emerging and disruptive technologies. He is known for insightful articles that combine business and technical …

displaysResearch Progress against Brain Cancer and other hard to treat Cancers

Nature – Small-molecule drug drives cancer cells to suicide Cancer researchers have pinned down a molecule that can kick-start the body’s own tumour-destroying systems, triggering cell death in cancerous but not healthy tissue in mice. The molecule, TIC10, activates the …

OLEDKalinin 4 accepted for commercial operation

World Nuclear News – A ceremony has been held to mark the formal acceptance for commercial operation of unit 4 of the Kalinin nuclear plant by its owner, Rosenergoatom. Rosatom director general Sergey Kiriyenko noted that Kalinin 4 was completed …

additive manufacturingBeryllium Oxide for Nuclear Fuel will enable 4% efficiency increase for uranium and 25% enhanced safety margin

Research, funded by IBC Advanced Alloys and conducted at Purdue and Texas A and M Universities has indicated that the inclusion of Beryllium Oxide (BeO) can increase both the efficiency with which fuel is used, as well as increase the …

displaysPatterning defect-free nanocrystal films with nanometer resolution

Films made of semiconductor nanocrystals — tiny crystals measuring just a few billionths of a meter across — are seen as a promising new material for a wide range of applications. Nanocrystals could be used in electronic or photonic circuits, …

displaysIn Vivo Drug Factories to produce drugs in a specific spot and a specific time

The Scientist – researchers use UV light to stimulate protein production in nano-sized delivery capsules in mice. Science is one step closer to producing drugs in the right place at the right time in the body, avoiding the collateral damage …

displaysPeter Thiel Invests in 3D Bioprinted Meat Startup

CNET – Peter Thiel’s philanthropic foundation gives up to $350,000 to a company named Modern Meadow, which plans to use 3D bioprinting to create an “edible prototype” that’s a meat replacement. Modern Meadow, is pitching bioprinted meat as a more …

3dIf Alcubierre warp drive was feasible there would be big radiation problems

Universe Today has the full 11 page article, The Alcubierre Warp Drive: On the Matter of Matter by the University of Sydney The region of space behind a superluminally travelling warp bubble is almost entirely devoid of forward travelling particles, …

displaysReversible arithmetic logic unit

The n-bit quantum adder Arxiv. Reversible Logic Arithmetic logic unit design proposal Quantum computer requires requires quantum arithmetic. The sophisticated design of a reversible arithmetic logic unit (reversible ALU) for quantum arithmetic has been investigated in this letter. We provide …