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citiesGraphene Quantum Dots in Quantum Computing

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Electrons reveal their quantum properties when they are confined to small spaces. Scientists from TU Wien (Vienna), Aachen and Manchester have created tiny quantum dots in Graphene. In a tiny quantum prison, electrons behave quite differently as compared to their …

futureASEAN economy and Intra ASEAN trade and trade with China

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The Asean economy is expected to double by 2020, with the nominal gross domestic product of the regional bloc increasing from US$2 trillion in 2012 to US$4.7 trillion. ASEAN Purchasing power parity per capita GDP almost doubled since 2000 Real …

africaGoogle is everywhere in technology with game changing potential

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Google or the Google Founders are making well funded attempts to conquer big technological challenges. Success in these major endeavors will alter the trajectory of the future of humanity. Google just has not gotten into radical transformation of transportation other …

buildingsCarnival of Space 305

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The Carnival of Space 305 is up at Astroswanny Mars Express celebrates ten years at Mars with new global maps Loading… jwplayer(“pi_player”).setup({ ‘dock’: ‘true’, ‘image’: ‘http://spaceinvideos.esa.int/var/esa/storage/images/esa_multimedia/videos/2013/05/mars_mineral_globe/12853258-3-eng-GB/Mars_mineral_globe_video_production_full.png’, ‘wmode’: ‘transparent’, ‘height’: ‘250’, ‘width’: ‘400’, ‘controlbar’: ‘bottom’, ‘quality’: ‘true’, ‘modes’: }); Nextbigfuture …

europeRobert Freitas Talks Nanomedicine and Medical Nanobots with Ray Kurzweil and a Reminder that DNA Nanomedical bots Already Exist

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Kurzweil and Freitas have a differing view. Kurzweil: Humans and nanomachines will be permanently and seamlessly integrated at the cellular level. Freitas: Humans and nanomachines will not be integrated. Humans will periodically inject themselves with nanomachines to perform specific purposes …

carsFrost and Sullivan forecasts China economy to be $38 trillion in 2025 with 921 million people living in cities

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New analysis from Frost and Sullivan, Mega Trends in China: Macro to Micro Implications of Mega Trends to 2025, has identified over 10 key Mega Trends that will accelerate China’s nominal GDP growth rate to around 16 per cent by …

batteriesBrillouin had Los Alamos and SRI validations

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PESN had a 1.5-hour interview with Robert W. George II, who serves as CEO; as well as with the inventor, Robert Godes (pronounced “God” – “ez”), who serves as CTO. Since they are both named Robert, the way they distinguish …

electric carsSpacex and the future of the EELV program

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Space Review – the next round of procurement for the Department of Defense’s Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) program, and has been the subject of a fiercely contested battle. For the last five years, United Launch Alliance (ULA), the joint …

batteriesNew ‘3-D’ transistors promising future chips, lighter laptops

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Researchers from Purdue and Harvard universities have created a new type of transistor made from a material that could replace silicon and have a 3-D structure instead of conventional flat computer chips. The approach could enable engineers to build faster, …

energyAmazon Will Unveil the Kindle Fire Tablet tomorrow

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Techcrunch – On Wednesday morning in New York City, Amazon will unveil the Kindle Fire. It will be a 7-inch backlit display tablet that looks similar to the BlackBerry PlayBook. It will use a Texas Instrument dual-core OMAP chip. This …