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brazilFifth generation russian sub will combine strategic nuclear and multi-purpose qualities

The fifth-generation Husky-class nuclear-powered submarine will be maximally standardized to combine the qualities of multi-purpose and strategic nuclear submarines said Alexei Rakhmanov, President of the United Ship-building Corporation. The new submarine, according to Rakhamov, “will be distinguished by its weapons,” …

canadaSuccessful Development of a High-Temperature Superconducting Magnet for Next-Generation Flywheels

The Railway Technical Research Institute (hereinafter called “RTRI”) and Furukawa Electric have been the first in the world to succeed at the development of a high-temperature superconducting magnet for large flywheels, using the second generation high-temperature superconducting wires manufactured by …

broad groupBrian Wang interviewed by Motherboard for nuclear fusion energy article

Brian Wang was interviewed by Sam Roudman of Motherboard for an article on nuclear fusion. Amongst the most secretive and best-financed is Tri-Alpha energy. They’ve released nothing more than a Powerpoint, but have raised somewhere over $140 million from the …

china1.61 billion dollar human brain project has started in Europe

A 10-year, billion pound (US$1.61 billion) neuroscience project which aims to revolutionize our understanding of the human brain has begun. The Human Brain Project is an attempt to build completely new computer science technology that will enable us to collect …

agricultureFoundations of 100 story Broad Group Skyscraper and test sections of the Sky City Building

A site is indicating that the foundations of a Broad Group 100 story (J100) factory mass produced skyscraper has been laid. Broad Group is famous for building 15 story buildings in 6 days and 30 story building in 15 days. …

agricultureThe Yuan is still restricted but is already the ninth most traded currency

A triennial report on global foreign exchange activity from the Bank of International Settlements showed Thursday that trading in the yuan had tripled since the BIS’s 2010 survey, when it placed 17th in the world. In contrast, the BIS estimates …

air pollutionFirst Smartwatch has a lot of features but is pricy and clunky. Sports monitor devices will take a few years to displace

Summarizing the major reviews of the Samsung Galaxy Gear. It is pricy at $299. It does have almost all of the expected list of features. It is able to make a phonecall, has a camera, can pick up notifications. It …

chinaPetapixel photography for cameras and imaging one million times beyond human vision and gigapixel television

Here is progress report on DARPAs work to achieve all seeing multicameras at the physical limit of space and time resolution. They are achieving vision 30 to 50 times beyond the limit of human vision. They have a plan and …

antiagingMastering Disruptive technology and business models for disruption

How do you create disruptive change ? How do you identify targets for disruption opportunities ? What approaches can achieve sustainable advantage and disruption ? What does disruption really mean ? Disruption is not just better, cheaper and faster. What …

futureNuclear Reactor Startups Expected for 2013 through 2017

Here is the updated list of new Nuclear reactor that are expected to start operation from 2013 through 2017 2013 India, NPCIL Kudankulam 2 PWR 950 2013 Korea, KHNP Shin Wolsong 2 PWR 1000 2013 Korea, KHNP Shin-Kori 3 PWR …