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crimeUltraresponsive touch devices up to 100 inches on diagonal in size enables new applications

Cima NanoTech, a developer and manufacturer of transparent conductive film solutions, is has large ultra responsive large touch screens. SANTE® ProTouch™ module is the industry’s first high performance projected capacitive (pro-cap) solution for large format touch screens that can be …

cloudPaper-based test could diagnose hepatitis B and assess male fertility for less than $1

Scientists have developed a new paper device that analyzes DNA and could rapidly and inexpensively assess disparate conditions including hepatitis B and male infertility, which together affect millions of people around the world. The test, reported in the Journal of …

chinaSelf-sweeping laser could dramatically shrink 3D mapping systems

A new approach that uses light to move mirrors could usher in a new generation of laser technology for a wide range of applications, including remote sensing, self-driving car navigation and 3D biomedical imaging. A team of UC Berkeley engineers …

futureRussia has new anti electronics and anti-satellite weapon

Russia’s Radio-Electronic Technologies Group (KRET) is developing a fundamentally new electronic warfare system capable of suppressing cruise missile and other high-precision weaponry guidance systems and satellite radio-electronic equipment, KRET Deputy CEO Yuri Mayevsky told TASS on Thursday. “The system will …

futureElon Musk Battery Singularity – 1000 Gigabattery factories for Grid Storage and car domination

JB Strauble is the CTO of Tesla Motors. In a video of an Energy Summit Keynote, he talks about the energy density of batteries doubling every ten years and how this will not only enable electric cars to beat combustion …

australiaPulsed Electron beam could reduce smog pollution from coal plants 5-10 times cheaper than catalytic scrubbers

The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) has partnered with a power company to apply its pulsed electron beam technology to reduce the nitric oxide and nitrogen dioxide (NOx) emitted by coal power plants. “This is an opportunity for NRL to …

energyNew Cray GPU supercomputer will provide a petaflop of power in 4 Cabinets

The new Cray CS-Storm, which offers up to 8 NVIDIA K40s per 2U server and a peak performance of 11 teraflops per Ivy Bridge-outfitted node, is set to push key applications that require more GPU scalability to new heights. …

economic impactGreenhouses will get more energy efficient and productive with LED that provide light at the right spectrum for optimal growth

LED lighting for greenhouses is an investment that should pay for itself within a few years. LED Lights should improve yields and the quality of output even more in the next few years. This is a complex topic with numerous …

iraqChina National Nuclear Power will have a $2.6 billion IPO to support China push for 200 GW of nuclear power by 2030

China National Nuclear Power Co Ltd plans to raise 16.3 billion yuan ($2.60 billion) in the industry’s first initial public offering, as part of the world’s biggest expansion of civilian nuclear power capacity. State-owned China National Nuclear said in a …

terrorismSpacex could recover and possibly reuse the first stage of Falcon 9 in 2014

Elon Musk has laid out his plans for recovery and reusability of the first stage of the Falcon 9. SpaceX recover and possibly even reuse the first stage of the Falcon 9 in 2014. Recovery of the first stage of …