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computer memoryNVIDIA, NYU Join Forces to Use Deep Learning for Autonomous Driving

Nvidia is teaming up with New York University and its pioneering deep learning team to start a research collaboration at our new auto tech office in New Jersey. NYU’s researchers will work with NVIDIA scientists and engineers to create groundbreaking …

computer memoryManned test flights of vertical takeoff and landing 18 rotor electric rotorcraft

The premiere of manned flights with the world’s first certified Multicopter, e-volo’s Volocopter VC200, marks a step forward in urban mobility. The Volocopter is a personal aerial vehicle designed to be so easy and safe to fly that anyone can …

computer memoryExtending the resolution limits of atomic force microscopy

Atomic force microscopy (AFM) is used widely to study surfaces with a resolution on the nanometer scale – vastly inferior to atomic resolution offered by scanning tunneling microscopy (STM). In 1982, about a year after the invention of STM, the …

computer architectureSolarCity Unveils World’s Most Efficient Rooftop Solar Panel with 22% efficiency and lower manufacturing cost

SolarCity has built the world’s most efficient rooftop solar panel, with a module efficiency exceeding 22 percent. The new SolarCity panel generates more power per square foot and harvests more energy over a year than any other rooftop panel in …

computer memorySpacex Dragon lander could land on Mars with a mission under the NASA Discovery Program cost cap

One of Ames’ long standing science interests has been to robotically drill deeply into Mars’ subsurface environment (2 meters, or more) to investigate the habitability of that zone for past or extant life. Large, capable Mars landers would ease the …

computer memoryApple attempting to ban newer Samsung phones and tablets in futile attempt to fight the future

Ars Technica – Apple is trying to ban and expanded list of Samsung phones and tablets. The products as listed Apple’s new complaint are: the Galaxy S III, Galaxy S III–Verizon, Galaxy Note, Galaxy S II Skyrocket, Galaxy S II …

computer memoryResearch paves the way for accurate manufacturing of complex parts for aerospace and car industries

Exeter – Producing strong, lightweight and complex parts for car manufacturing and the aerospace industry is set to become cheaper and more accurate thanks to a new technique developed by engineers from the University of Exeter. The research team has …

artificial intelligenceBillionaire owner of Anne Klein and Nine West provides $5 million for Missouri University Cold Fusion research

Columbia Tribune – Sidney Kimmel, founder and chairman of The Jones Group — which includes brands such as Anne Klein, Nine West and Gloria Vanderbilt — donated the money through his charitable foundation. The money will be used to create …

brainPhysicists Devise Perfect Magnetic Shield

Physicists and engineers had already demonstrated rudimentary invisibility cloaks that can hide objects from light, sound, and water waves. Now, they’ve devised an “antimagnet” cloak that can shield an object from a constant magnetic field without disturbing that field. If …

computer memoryHong Kong-Shenzhen integration plan progressing

Shenzhen, a city in southern Guangdong province, became a special economic zone following the country’s reform and opening-up in the late 1970s. The city is now one of the richest and fastest-growing Chinese cities, with a per capita GDP of …