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fusionMicrobes and Metabolites sequenced for Venter’s Anti-aging company Human Longevity

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Craig Venter’s new company wants to improve human longevity by creating the world’s largest, most comprehensive database of genetic and physiological information. Human Longevity Inc. (HLI) is a genomics and cell therapy-based diagnostic and therapeutic company. HLI will use advances …

asteroidsDistinguishing Classical and Quantum Models for the D-Wave Device

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There is more research into the Dwave Systems quantum annealing adiabatic system (503 qubit version). Researchers from UCL (University College of London) and USC (University of Southern California) researchers have ruled out several classical models for the D-Wave Two, including …

colonizationSelf driving car benefits and barriers

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The ENO center for transportation has a study of what needs to be done to prepare for a nation of self driving cars. Some day in the near future, cars will drive themselves. Traffic jams and deadly accidents will become …

fusionCarnival of Nuclear Energy 160

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The Carnival of Nuclear Energy 160 is up at Yes Vermont Yankee SONGS to retire, decommission, posted by Will Davis at ANS Nuclear Café. The latest news on the recent decision to retire the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station …

fusionCarnival of Space 294

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The Carnival of Space 294 is up at Dear Astronomer The Meridiani Journal wonders Are alien oceans common? One of the unique characteristics of Earth which sets it apart from other known planets is its oceans. Such large bodies of …

fusionUranium from Seawater is over 3000 times the energy of Methane Hydrate in the Ocean

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Japan has extracted gas from offshore deposits of methane hydrate — sometimes called “flammable ice” — a breakthrough that officials and experts said could be a step toward tapping a promising but still little-understood energy source. Japan hopes to make …

antimatterLarge supercomputers to speed up: 100 PFLOPs in 2014, 1 Exaflop by 2017?

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VR-zone – The most recent expectations from last year’s supercomputing events, of 100 petaflops in 2015 and 1 exaflop in 2018, seems to be too pessimistic, after all. What’s enabling the sudden push? Improvements in processors from Intel, AMD and …

energyModern Bridge and infrastructure inspection methods and the need for faster, more frequent and more efficient inspection

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This is the Hesco portable linear accelerator system for high energy x-ray inspection of concrete in bridges. This is an overview of the market in infrastructure inspection and the current high energy x-ray examination system. Click on the picture to …

energyNorth Dakota Has 400,000 Barrels of Oil Per Day Shipping Capacity By Pipeline and Rail

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Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software North Dakota set a per-day record of 261,000 barrels in February. Before the infrastructure improvements, the state’s pipeline, rail and refining capacity was only 189,000 barrels a day. Now, based on …

energyProgress on Indian and Chinese Nuclear Renaissance and a Reminder on Japan, Vietam and Finland

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Ad Support : Nano Technology   Netbook    Technology News    Computer Software 1. The first of India’s Russian-designed nuclear power reactors has taken a step closer to start-up with the loading of dummy fuel assemblies into the core of Kudankulam 1. The plant …