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cancerFor the first time in nearly 25 years US crude oil production is over 8 million barrels per day

US daily crude oil production ia at 8.019 million barrels per day. This is the first time crude oil production is over 8 million barrels per day since January 1989. Total all liquids oil production is at 12.85 million barrels …

future930,000 square feet of the Skycity will be the largest vertical farm in the world

About 12% of the 1.05 million square meters (11.3 million square feet) of the 202 story skycity will be vertical organic farm, parks and open air gardens. It will be 930,000 square feet (86,400 square meters or over 21 acres). …

lasersCarnival of Nuclear Energy 139

The Carnival of Nuclear Energy 139 is up at Yes Vermont Yankee James Conca’s article at Forbes: Like We’ve Been Saying, Radiation is Not a Big Deal. Conca describes the very recent United Nations (UNSCEAR) report on radiation risk, which …

energyQuasar group is 4 billion light years wide and is the largest structure in the universe

The largest known structure in the universe has been discovered by an international team of astronomers. The large quasar group is 4 billion light years cross. Quasars are the nuclei of galaxies from the early days of the universe that …

diseaseChina IT milestones now and future

China reached a few technological milestones in the last 12 months * China has already overtaken the United States as the world’s biggest smartphone market. * China also passed one billion mobile subscribers early in 2012. * China has over …

DNAIntel has 6 watt Atom chip with 64 bit server capabilities

Intel Atom S1200 server system on-chip hits lower-power levels (6 watts), and includes key features such as error code correction, 64-bit support, and virtualization technologies required for use inside data centers. The Intel Atom processor S1200 is shipping today to …

cancerSmart scaffolding aims to rebuild tissue from the inside

Smart scaffolding that can guide cells, proteins and small-molecule drugs to make new tissue and repair damage inside the body is in development at Rice University Bioengineers use scaffolds to mimic the body’s extracellular matrix, which supports the growth and …

diseaseCarnival of Nuclear Energy 130

The Carnival of Nuclear Energy 130 is up at Atomic Insights. Canadian Energy Issues – Modern cities cannot function without electricity. That electricity is usually the product of other people from outside of the city, which, says Steve Aplin, illustrates …

futureOld muscles made young

King’s College Of London – Researchers at King’s College London, Harvard University and Massachusetts General Hospital have identified for the first time a key factor responsible for declining muscle repair during ageing, and discovered how to halt the process in …

energyAdaptable and Effective Mitigation for Nuclear Accidents and other Situations

While I have been slamming what I think is faulty nuclear energy and safety analysis by Mark Jacobson at Stanford University, I do believe that it is reasonable and necessary to make energy safer. Efforts and money should be spent …