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Fast 3D printing with nanoscale precision

Posted in Hardware on 13th Mar, 2012 02:22 AM
by AlexMuller
Printing three dimensional objects with very fine details using two photon lithography can now be achieved orders of magnitude faster than similar devices
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Visual computing still decades from computational apex

Posted in Hardware on 11th Mar, 2012 11:24 PM
by AlexMuller
The eye and brain are able to do what even our most advanced cameras are unable to...
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Transcranial Direct Stimulation for Enhance Learning

Posted in Hardware on 11th Mar, 2012 12:59 AM
by AlexMuller
While bioethicists are debating whether or not its ethical to use it to enhance learning in children, hobbyists have figure out how to try it out at home.
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Microsoft demos a high performance 1ms touchscreen

Posted in Hardware on 11th Mar, 2012 12:26 AM
by AlexMuller
Whenever a new tablet gets released the main question that gets asked about its touchscreen is what is the resolution?
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The future of U.S. manufacturing

Posted in Hardware on 11th Mar, 2012 12:26 AM
by AlexMuller
Nanotech, 3D printing, and self aware factories
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Ultra efficient LEDs puts out more power than is pumped in

Posted in Hardware on 9th Mar, 2012 06:26 PM
by AlexMuller
MIT physicists have managed to build a light emitting diode that has an electrical efficiency of more than 100 percent
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Google working on motion interface for Android

Posted in Hardware on 9th Mar, 2012 06:20 PM
by AlexMuller
Microsoft has had great success with the Kinect, its motion detecting interface for the Xbox 360 game console
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Robots everywhere, driverless cars...

Posted in Hardware on 9th Mar, 2012 05:21 PM
by AlexMuller
new eco solutions, screens that read feelings, and smart museums and stadiums just some of the City of the Future technologies at this years Cebit trade fair in Hanover, Germany.
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IBM drills holes into optical chip for terabit per second speed

Posted in Hardware on 8th Mar, 2012 07:30 PM
by AlexMuller
IBM researchers have built a prototype optical chip that can transfer a terabit of data per second
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Cost of gene sequencing falls, raising hopes for medical advances

Posted in Hardware on 8th Mar, 2012 07:08 PM
by AlexMuller
In Silicon Valley, the line between computing and biology has begun to blur
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Why the new iPad is so huge for Apple

Posted in Hardware on 8th Mar, 2012 07:00 PM
by AlexMuller
yesterdays new iPad introduction was Apples most important event of the year.
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Nanomanufacturing Using DNA Origami

Posted in Hardware on 8th Mar, 2012 06:56 PM
by AlexMuller
Scientists have begun to harness DNA molecular machinery to build artificial structures at the nanoscale using the ability of pairs of DNA molecules to assemble into complex structures.
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An open source robo surgeon

Posted in Hardware on 8th Mar, 2012 12:32 AM
by AlexMuller
University of Washington researchers have developed medical robots with wing like arms, called Ravens, for robotic surgery.
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Skylon Spaceplane project working on pre cooler and heat exchanger

Posted in Hardware on 8th Mar, 2012 12:26 AM
by AlexMuller
Progress has been made on the helium loop, liquid nitrogen cooling system and the Viper engine ready for precooler testing to commence.
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Apple unveils new iPad with high definition screen

Posted in Hardware on 7th Mar, 2012 11:59 PM
by AlexMuller
It said the resolution of the display was 2,048 by 1,536 pixels. The tablet is also powered by a new A5X chip with improved graphics performance.
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SpaceX Passes Major Test

Posted in Hardware on 6th Mar, 2012 08:19 PM
by APM
The next step is a full launch and docking with the International Space Station.
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