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brazilRice University’s single-molecule submersibles gain better fluorescent properties

The next generation of nanosubmarines being developed at Rice University has been upgraded with tags that fluoresce longer, which enables the submersibles to be tracked for greater periods while being driven through a solution. The single-molecule vehicles introduced by the …

diseaseUS Army Studies Russian-Ukraine War for revolution in tank and drone warfare for modern close combat war lessons

The US Army has a project called The Russia New Generation Warfare study. It is an analysis of how Russia is re-inventing land warfare in the mud of Eastern Ukraine. Speaking recently at the Center for Strategic and International Studies …

darpaStealthier submarine technology on the new USS South Dakota Virginia class submarine will be advanced on the Ohio replacement and SSBN-X

The US Navy is building an upcoming Virginia-class attack submarine, the future USS South Dakota (SSN-790), with acoustic superiority features for the fleet to test out and ultimately include in both attack and ballistic missile submarines in the future. Richard …

alzheimer'sChina plans to build 20 floating nuclear powerplants for areas like the South China Sea

In January, Xu Dazhe, the director of the China Atomic Energy Authority, told reporters in Beijing that China was planning to develop offshore floating nuclear energy plants, saying they “must undergo a rigorous, scientific evaluation,” but also linking these to …

DNACarnival of Nuclear Energy 305

1. The Carnival of Nuclear Energy 305 is up at Hiroshima Syndrome Dan Yurman’s Neutron Bytes – NuScale announces roadmap for SMR operation at Idaho site by 2024 Somewhere within the 981 square miles of the Idaho National Laboratory there …

brazilDaimler demos truck platooning to save 7% on fuel and has network connected 365000 trucks already

Today, on the A52 autobahn near Düsseldorf, Daimler Trucks presented an impressive example of the possibilities opened up by the digital connection of trucks: Three WiFi-connected, autonomously driving trucks operated on the autobahn with authorisation for public traffic as a …

crisprJ20 variant to be China’s first stealth bomber

he Chengdu J-20, China’s first fifth-generation stealth fighter, may be developed into the nation’s first stealth bomber in the future, overseas Chinese outlet Duowei News reported on Aug. 14. After the completion of the test flight of the sixth J-20 …

diseaseSoftbank $2000 Companion robot for 2015 will test many social issues such as Learning your families habits and technical ones like Cloud Artificial Intelligence

Japanese firm Softbank has unveiled a robot called Pepper, which it says can read human emotions. It uses an “emotional engine” and a cloud-based artificial intelligence system that allows it to analyse gestures, expressions and voice tones. The firm said …

cancerUS crude oil production projected to be 9.3 million barrels per day in 2015

In its first forecast of the nation’s energy position in 2015, the U.S. Energy Information Administration projected Tuesday that oil producers will increase production by about 750,000 barrels of oil per day in 2015. That’s a drop from an expected …

disease2014 could be the year of the fast neutron nuclear reactor with the Russia 800 MWe Beloyarsk 4 and the Indian 470 MWe Kalpakkam set to start

Commissioning is about to start at Russia’s forthcoming fast reactor, Beloyarsk 4. After a lengthy construction period, engineers are preparing for criticality in April 2014. The unit will be a 789 MWe fast-neutron reactor of the BN-800 design, fuelled by …