Company to implant RFID chips into employees

Three Square Market claims it will be the first company in the United States to implant chips in its employees. RFID (Radio Frequency ID) chips would allow those employees who volunteer to participate in the program to open doors, pay for purchases, share business cards, store medical information, pay for stuff at other RFID terminals …

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China’s $9.2 billion precision medicine initiative could see about 100 million whole human genomes sequenced by 2030 and more if sequencing costs drop

The Chinese Academy of Sciences has issued invitations to apply for funding for projects under the China Precision Medicine Initiative (PMI), a US$9.2-billion, 15-year project announced during the National People’s Congress sessions in March, 2016. China has enlisted the private sector as well as government resources in its bid to make the country a leader …

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Laser Pulse Controlled Petahertz Transistors could become 10 thousand times faster than todays transistors

A discovery that promises transistors – the fundamental part of all modern electronics – controlled by laser pulses that will be 10,000 faster than today’s fastest transistors has been made by a Georgia State University professor and international researchers. There are three basic types of solids: metals, semiconductors, used in today’s transistors, and insulators – …

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World Record One Petabit per Second Fiber Transmission over 50-km on a single fiber

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corporation, Fujikura Ltd, Hokkaido University, and Technical University of Denmark demonstrated ultra-large capacity transmission of 1 petabit (1000 terabit) per second over a 52.4 km length of 12-core (light paths) optical fiber. The present achievement indicates that transmission of one petabit per second (Pbps), capacity equivalent to sending 5,000 HDTV videos …

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Quantum computer built inside a diamond

Eurekalert – A team that includes scientists from USC has built a quantum computer in a diamond, the first of its kind to include protection against “decoherence” – noise that prevents the computer from functioning properly. The demonstration shows the viability of solid-state quantum computers, which – unlike earlier gas- and liquid-state systems – may …

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North Dakota Oil Production for May 2010 at 296423 Barrels Per Day

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software North Dakota’s oil production for May was at another new record of 296423 barrels per day. The May production was 9,189,101 barrels which is the first time that monthly North Dakota production topped 9 million barrels. Continental Resources will increase its capital expenditure budget from $850 …

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Progress to Nuclear Fusion with Pulsed Power Improvement at Sandia

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Physicist Dr. Franklin Felber has taken a big step towards meeting two of the greatest technological challenges of pulsed power for fusion – current amplification and pulse compression. A wire-array flux-compression cartridge installed on Sandia’s Saturn pulsed power generator doubled the current into a 3-nH load …

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Nanoparticle Breakthrough Can Make Higher Efficiency Solar Cells and Speed Development of Nanotechnology

Quantum dots could widen the collection of the solar spectrum by 14 times to gather ten times more energy Chemists at Idaho National Laboratory and Idaho State University have invented a way to manufacture highly precise, uniform nanoparticles to order. The technology, Precision Nanoparticles, has the potential to vastly improve the solar cell and further …

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Specific Business Applications for Dwave Systems Soon to be Released Adiabatic Quantum Computer

1. Financial market graphs can be mined using dwave’s quantum computers The dark blue shows that the solution is saying that a diversified portfolio would be Google, ZymoGenetics, Yahoo, Affymetrix and Microsoft. 2. Verifying whether a logic circuit performs to specifications is an important part of the circuit design process. These benchmark SAT problems were …

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Idaho National Labs Strategic plan for light water nuclear reactors

Idaho National Lab Strategic plan for improving light water nuclear reactors This plan has not been adopted and funded yet, but recently released with INL’s Utility Advisory Board and EPRI’s Nuclear Power Council as the authors. I think the plan can and should be adopted, while parallel work is ongoing with uranium hydride reactors, molten …

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