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canadaEx-800 Blade server uses hybrid memory cubes for super data performance with lower power usage

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A single HMC (Hybrid Memory Cube) can produce an incredible data bandwidth of 160 GBytes/sec, thereby providing more than 15 times the performance of a state-of-the-art DDR3 memory module while consuming 70% less power. (Multiple HMCs can be chained together …

albertaThree-year study identifies key interventions to reduce maternal, newborn and child deaths

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A new global consensus has been agreed on the key evidence-based interventions that will sharply reduce the 358,000 women who still die each year during pregnancy and childbirth and the 7.6 million children who die before the age of 5, …

albertaBeneq Launches Roll-to-Roll atomic layer deposition System for Wide Flexible Substrates

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Thin Film System TFS 200R for continuous mode ALD research (precursor to the WCS500) Following the pioneering work in spatial atomic layer deposition and the launch of the revolutionizing research and development tool TFS 200R for continuous ALD in 2009, …

canadaKepler Telescope related – what is the probability of locating a planet in relation to its major-axis (orbit radius) from various stars

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Reader Goat guy used the Monte Carlo estimation method to determine for the NASA Kepler Space telescope: What is the probability of locating a planet in relation to its major-axis (orbit radius) from various stars? So first off – I …

canadaScientists grow human liver tissue to be used for transplantation

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A new study reports on the success of growing human liver cells on resorbable scaffolds made from material similar to surgical sutures. Researchers suggest that this liver tissue could be used in place of donor organs during liver transplantation or …

bakkenUS Oil Production Will Increase with Offshore Oil, Bakken Oil and New California Oil

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Ads : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News &nbsp  Computer Software * The first eleven weeks of 2010,US crude oil production has been stable at about 5.5 million barrels per day * Net US oil imports averaged 8.5 million barrels per day in …

bakkenRoadmaps to Nanotech and AGI

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J Storrs Hall discusses roadmaps to nanotech and AGI. Conical example of worldchanging tech that was poo-pood prior to success is airplanes. But is necessary to understand why airplanes succeeded in detail. We observer heavier than air birds Study them …

economic impactOpen and Transparent Data Needed for Reproducibility and Verification of the Climate Models

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Watts up with that explains the core of the Climategate issues CRU’s decision to withhold data and code from public inspection is not only against the scientific method, given the impact their work has on governmental policies and taxpayer funded …

albertaBezos Rocket Company – Blue Origin Has 2011 and 2012 Targets

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Picture from 2006 tests of a DC-X like rocket Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon.com, has a rocket company called Blue Origin The website for Blue Origin indicates plans for unmanned flights in 2011 and manned flights in 2012. Flight testing …

canadaFlowing Galactic Clusters and Massive Voids Could be Parallel Universes

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New Scientist reports that there is something big out there beyond the visible edge of our universe. That’s the conclusion of the largest analysis to date of over 1000 galaxy clusters streaming in one direction at blistering speeds. Last year, …