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antiagingEMdrive ground experiments need more rigor or someone can pay for conclusive work in space

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George Hathaway provides a detailed analysis of the EMDrive and the recent peer reviewed research paper that measured some thrust and tried to eliminate sources of error. Measurement of Impulsive Thrust from a Closed Radio Frequency Cavity in Vacuum is …

citiesResearchers remove mutated DNA from mitochondria to slow or reverse a cause of aging

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Researchers from Caltech and UCLA have developed a new approach to removing cellular damage that accumulates with age. The technique can potentially help slow or reverse an important cause of aging. Led by Nikolay Kandul, senior postdoctoral scholar in biology …

chinaBGI creates micropigs the size of a medium sized dog to be sold as pets

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On 23 September, at the Shenzhen International Biotech Leaders Summit in China, BGI revealed that it would start selling the pigs as pets. The animals weigh about 15 kilograms when mature, or about the same as a medium-sized dog. The …

citiesNavy Slab Solid State Lasers will scale to 300-500 Kilowatts

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The Congressional Research service recently provided a Navy report of Shipboard Lasers for Surface, Air, and Missile Defense: Background and Issues for Congress. US laser development has reached the point where lasers capable of countering certain surface and air targets …

bitcoinUse smartphone attachment for laser measurement of the size, volume, distance and GDS location of any object up to 200 yards away

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Spike is the world’s first laser accurate smartphone accessory, enabling you to capture, measure, map, model, share, and 3D print any object up to 200 yards away, just by taking a snapshot of it on your smartphone. Leveraging the ikeGPS …

businessGeometric unity theory proposed

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Eric Weinstein proposes a Geometric Unity theory. It is presented to argue that the seemingly baroque features of the standard model of particle physics are in fact inexorable and geometrically natural when generalizations of the Yang-Mills and Dirac theories are …

buildingsBose Einstein condensate could be used for communication in a future quantum computer

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Quantum computers promise to perform certain types of operations much more quickly than conventional digital computers. The loss of order in quantum systems is a problem known as quantum decoherence, which worsens as the number of bits in a quantum …

businessElon Musk of SpaceX Interviewed by LA Times

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LA Times interview of Elon Musk of Spacex. Q – The movies provide us with two space future models: “Star Trek,” where a government agency governs space, versus “Alien,” where a private space mining company makes its own rules. A …

internetNextbigfuture Current Position on Cold Fusion

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I agree that there is a lot of weird stuff going on with Rossi and Defkalion but I think that Brillouin Energy, Brian Ahern, George Miley and probably Piantelli seem credible and George Miley. George Miley replicated the Pattison cell. …

EconomicsiRobot’s Warrior is strong enough to tow a car and dexterous enough to open its trunk

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Technology Review – With the launch of the Warrior, a large wheeled robot with a hefty mechanical arm, military robots just got significantly larger and more adaptable. The robot rides on caterpillar tracks like a tank. It can climb stairs …