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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 …

computersCarnival of Nuclear Energy 94

The Carnival of Nuclear Energy is up at NEI Nuclear Notes Energy From Thorium – Last year, Kirk Dorius and Kirk Sorensen traveled to London to participate in the kickoff of the Weinberg Foundation, an advocacy group for thorium energy. …

diseaseNew glycoconjugate vaccine prototype is 100 times better than traditional glycoconjugate vaccine

Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH) researchers have created a vaccine that is more potent than traditional vaccines available today. The glycoconjugate vaccine prototype is 100 times more effective than traditional glycoconjugate vaccines. A glycoconjugate vaccine is comprised of covalently bound …

DNAKeeping Moore’s law going to 7 nanometers

IEEE Spectrum – Right now it looks like both FinFETs and UTB SOIs should be able to cover the next three generations of transistors. But UTB SOI transistors may not evolve much below 7 nm, because at that point, their …

diseaseWearable Depth-Sensing Projection System Makes Any Surface Capable of Multitouch Interaction

OmniTouch, a wearable projection system developed by researchers at Microsoft Research and Carnegie Mellon University, enables users to turn pads of paper, walls or even their own hands, arms and legs into graphical, interactive surfaces. OmniTouch employs a depth-sensing camera, …