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cancerA 96-Antenna System for Next Generation of Wireless

A Rice University wireless antenna rig, known as Argos, represents the largest such array yet built and will serve as a test bed for a concept known as “Massive MIMO.” MIMO, or “multiple-input, multiple-output,” is a wireless networking technique aimed …

cancerTumblr Could have had a $3 billion buyout

Danielle Morrill describes how Tumblr could have sold for $3 billion instead of the $1.1 billion deal with Yahoo. Tumblr claims 120 million+ daily impressions on Tumblr Radar, which equals 3.6 Billion+ monthly impressions. Assuming $10 – 20 RPM (revenue …

brainIndia aspires to be a Superpower but must overcome incompetence, bureaucracy and corruption

Der Spiegel – Poverty is still rampant in India and chaos remains a defining characteristic. But the country is also a global leader in high tech, has become the world’s leading weapons importer and is planning a mission to Mars. …

cancerDoped graphite may superconduct at up to 230 degrees celsius

Nature – Researchers in Germany have claimed a breakthrough: a material that can act as a superconductor — transmit electricity with zero resistance — at room temperature and above. Pablo Esquinazi and his colleagues at the University of Leipzig report …

darpaMiracle Economic Growth from Global Supply Chains

The Economist magazine examines the question – Is the age of the growth miracle at an end? Harvard economist Dani Rodrik, in which he argued that the age of the “growth miracle” was over. Industrialisation, long the engine of economic …

cancerNew nanoparticles shrink tumors in mice

Eurekalert – By sequencing cancer-cell genomes, scientists have discovered vast numbers of genes that are mutated, deleted or copied in cancer cells. This treasure trove is a boon for researchers seeking new drug targets, but it is nearly impossible to …

darpaAir Lubricated Ships being Commercialized

The Mitsubishi Air Lubrication System (MALS) was the first air lubrication system in the world to be applied to a newly built ship, and resulted in a substantial reduction in the ship’s resistance. Therefore, a performance estimation method using computational …

cancerEU funds Electric solar sail project

The European union has selected the Finnish Meteorological Institute to lead an international space effort whose goal is to build the largest and fastest man-made device. In December 8-9, 2010, the kickoff meeting of the electric sail EU project was …

artificial organsRapid design and manufacture of novel micro-devices

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software The EU microbuilder project has developed a one-stop shop to support companies, especially SMEs, in the rapid design and manufacture of novel micro-devices for use in applications ranging from medical diagnosis …

bootstrapping nanotechnologyCarnival of Space 163 – Interstellar Beacons

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software The Carnival of Space 163 is up at the Planetary Society. At Centauri Dreams, there is analysis of SETI detection that goes beyond the Duncan Forgan and Robert Nichol paper on …