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antiagingDrones armed with anti-laser lasers that trick controls of enemy lasers into missing the drone

To defend against military lasers, Adsys Controls of Irvine, California, has created Helios, which can be carried on drones. To do much damage, an offensive laser needs to remain focused on its target for several seconds. Helios stops a laser …

antiagingFollow up on HD164595 signal

Here is a follow up to the report of a SETI signal detected on May 15, 2015 by a radio telescope operated by the Russian Academy of Science. It appeared to come from the star HD 164595, a sun-like star …

antiaging19th century had John Henry vs the steam drill and in 21st century smartphone speech recognition is 3 times faster than human typists

Smartphone speech recognition software is not only three times faster than human typists, it’s also more accurate. The researchers hope the revelation spurs the development of innovative applications of speech recognition technology. In the past two to three years, speech …

antiagingOffice of Naval research develops from test tubes to launch tubes

The Office of Naval research (ONR) gets $2.1 billion per year in funding. This is about two thirds of the DARPA budget. The ONR is trying to develop combat lasers, railguns, quantum computing, nanotechnology, synthetic biology and other areas Brian …

antiagingChinese experimental nuclear fusion reactor contained a 50 million degree plasma for 102 seconds

Researchers at the Experimental Advanced Superconducting Tokamak (EAST) said they were able to heat the gas to nearly three times the temperature at the core of the Sun, and keep it there for 102 seconds. The goal of the Experimental …

antiagingRambus will work with Microsoft to create memory system for next generation quantum computers

Rambus Inc., the chip technology intellectual property vendor, is working with Microsoft Research on future memory requirements for quantum computing. Rambus (NASDAQ: RMBS), Sunnyvale, Calif., confirmed just before the holidays it is collaborating with the software giant (NASDAQ: MSFT) on …

antiagingLasers could heat materials to ten million degrees in much less than a million millionth of a second

Lasers could heat materials to temperatures hotter than the centre of the Sun in only 20 quadrillionths of a second, according to new research. Theoretical physicists from Imperial College London have devised an extremely rapid heating mechanism that they believe …

agingChina launching satellite for dedicated tracking and targeting of US aircraft carriers

A report claims that the Gaofen-4 geostationary earth observation satellite will be launched by the end of this year with the express purpose of hunting US aircraft carriers. The satellite is equipped with a visible light imager at 50 meters …

antiagingSpecial Forces TALOS powered strength boosting exoskeleton with electrically activated liquid body armor will debut in 2017

DARPA and Special Ops Commands plan a 2018 debut for the Tactical Assault Light Operator Suit, or TALOS — exoskeleton to give make commandos more lethal while being better protected. They are particularly wanting this for the vulnerable first soldier …

antiagingSpacex plans to return to flight with upgraded Falcon 9 v1.2 with 33% more power

SpaceX had been working for some time on an upgrade to the current Falcon 9 v1.1, sometimes called v1.2, with increased thrust. That first launch of the upgraded Falcon 9 was scheduled for September before the June 28 launch failure. …