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drug deliveryMaking 3D maps of every cell in the human body

On 10 February 2017, the London-based charity Cancer Research UK announced that a team of molecular biologists, astronomers and game designers would receive up to £20 million (US$25 million) over the next five years to develop its interactive virtual-reality map …

crisprGigafactories will be the key to sustainable economic and technological advantage for Elon Musk

Elon Musk argues that applying engineering effort to refining the production process is a better use of man-hours than trying to wring the last little bits of efficiency out of his cars. An engineer working on improving the factory line …

biofuelsCreation of unusually intelligent mice by altering a single gene

Researchers have created unusually intelligent mice by altering a single gene and as a result the mice were also less likely to feel anxiety or recall fear. The study, led by the University of Leeds and Mount Sinai Hospital in …

canadaCarnival of Nuclear Energy 157

The Carnival of Nuclear Energy 157 is up at Hiroshima Syndrome. Yes Vermont Yankee looks at what the land use requirements would be to achieve 90% renewables by 2050 in Vermont. * 18,000 GWh of electricity, Vermont would need to …

agricultureCancer Breath Test with 83% accuracy Enters Clinical Trials and next generation system is 100 times more sensitive

Metabolomx, has developed technology enabling the identification of lung cancer from breath. Using the first generation of our breath analysis system, the Cleveland Clinic announced the results of a 237 subject trial at the American College of Chest Physicians conference …

futureNASA Institute for Advanced Concepts Version 2 is starting and two other NASA Technology Initiatives

NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) is soliciting low Technology Readiness Level (TRL) research in support of the Office of the Chief Technologist (OCT) Early Stage Innovation Division. In the spirit of the original NIAC, this call invites innovative, technically credible …

DNAQuantum computing – separating hope from hype

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software ‘Quantum Computing: Separating Hope from Hype’ Saturday 4th September, 10am PST The talk will explain why quantum computers are useful, and also dispel some of the myths about what they can …

agricultureCall your Representative Today in the US Congress to Vote No on NASA’s Authorization bill H.R. 5781

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Bill HR 5781 Would authorize 5 times more money to buy trips on Russian Soyuz than for developing commercial alternatives like Spacex If you are a US citizen then look up …

agricultureToshiba reports 16-nm Silicon nanowire transistor

Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software Toshiba Corp. has developed technology for a nanowire transistor, a major candidate for system LSI in the 16-nm generation and beyond. The company said it has achieved 1-mA per micron on-current, …

cognitive enhancementSuperconductor and Antimatter Bootstrap Space Launch, Propulsion and Weapons

Nuclear fusion or any larger power source that can be put into space combined with superconductors will enable antimatter production that can be 100,000 to one million times more effient in terms of cost than earth based systems. * A …