A Second Study Shows Rapamycin Extends Life of Mice and Rapamycin Prevents Alzheimer Effects and another Aging Gene Found

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News &nbsp  Computer Software If research results continue to be repeated and are turned into clinical trials, the drug Rapamycin already approved for some uses could be marshaled — sooner than we expect — to prevent Alzheimer’s disease in humans and improve health to the end of life. A few …

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Using Better Superconductors for MHD Aerobraking for up 85% Reductions in Reentry Heat

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News &nbsp  Computer Software Selenian Boondocks had three articles about MHD Aerobraking and thermal Protection. The benefits should be * reduction of the heat generated for re-entry into earth atmosphere so that there is up to an 85% reduction in heat generated which can enable a low maintenance reusable heat …

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Chinese Urbanization Update

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News &nbsp  Computer Software China’s rapid urbanization will continue for 15 to 20 years and China will become an urban society in five to six years, with the urbanization rate reaching or exceeding 50 percent. Li Shouxin, director of the Development Planning Department under the National Development and Reform Commission, …

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Australia had a Successful Mach 7 Hypersonic Test Rocket

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Kratos successfully launched a hypersonic propulsion research payload. A regular rocket carried the hypersonic equipment on successful Mach 7 flight Daily Telegraph had coverage The launch was conducted by Kratos Rocket Support Services under contract to the Naval Surface Warfare Center Port Hueneme Division Detachment at …

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Diamond Nanowire Emits One Photon at a Time

Ads : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Nature Nanotechnology – A diamond nanowire single-photon source Nanowire devices are pumped an order of magnitude more efficiently than bulk devices and allow for an order of magnitude higher single-photon flux. The development of a robust light source that emits one photon at a time will allow …

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Nebel Comments and Attempts to Clarify EMC2 Fusion Status and Situation

Dr. Richard Nebel has commented to try and clear up some confusion about EMC2 fusion work on Inertial Electrostatic (IEC or Bussard) nuclear fusion As usual, I seem to have created some misconceptions by my comments. First of all, what we said on our website is that the work on the WB-7 has been completed. …

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Toshiba and TerraPower May Work Together on the Traveling Wave Nuclear Reactor

Ads : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Toshiba Corp. and Bill Gates- controlled TerraPower of the U.S. may jointly develop the TerraPower Traveling Wave Nuclear Reactor. Toshiba and TerraPower signed a non-disclosure agreement in November to exchange information on the design and engineering know-how, a Toshiba spokesman, Keisuke Ohmori, said by telephone in Tokyo …

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Designer nanomaterials on-demand from Berkeley Labs

Ads : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software These transmission electron microscope images show (a) the original nanorod array of cadmium sulfide and (b) a composite made from cadmium sulfide and the chalcogenide copper sulfide. In the composite, nanoparticle ordering is maintained but spacing between the particles decreases Composites are combinations of materials that produce …

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Cambridge discovery could pave the way for quantum computing

Ads : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Two experimental systems at the forefront of modern physics research — a single trapped ion and a quantum atomic gas — have been combined for the first time by researchers at Cambridge. The successful creation of this hybrid system opens the way to new types of experiment, …

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Wealth Buys Health – Even In China

Ads : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News &nbsp  Computer Software Studies in the United States have long shown that rich people tend to be healthier than poor people, and that this “health gap” between the haves and have-nots gets worse as people get older. But is that because the U.S. is a capitalist society? Apparently not. A …

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Polymer Tin Sulfur Lithium Ion Battery With Five times Better Energy Density than Commercial Lithium Ion Batteries

Ads : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Journal Angewandte Chemie – A High-Performance Polymer Tin Sulfur Lithium Ion Battery A tin-sulfur lithium ion battery has an energy density value of the order of 1000 W h kg-1, which is five times higher than those of conventional batteries that containing intercalated materials (see picture). Replacement …

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