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Butterfly wings could lead to low cost thermal imaging devices

Posted in Hardware on 14th Feb, 2012 04:15 PM
by APM
Taking heat detection to a new level of sensitivity and speed, scientists have developed bio-inspired nanostructured systems that could outperform thermal imaging devices available today.
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Quantum computer with CPU and memory breakthrough

Posted in Hardware on 13th Feb, 2012 05:54 PM
by APM
To date, quantum computers have been implemented so that programming their operation was hardwired into their essential structure.
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Nerve probe controls cyborg moth in flight

Posted in Hardware on 12th Feb, 2012 06:58 PM
by APM
Half moth, half machine, a new generation of remote controlled insects could one day be used as spies
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Cambridge scientists boost solar PV efficiency by as much as 25%

Posted in Hardware on 11th Feb, 2012 08:18 PM
by APM
Scientists have found a way to improve the efficiency of photovoltaics by as much as 25% by harnessing more of the suns spectrum than traditional silicon based solar cells can.
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piranha proof scales could lead to tough, flexible body armor

Posted in Hardware on 11th Feb, 2012 07:52 PM
by APM
The bite proof scales of the Arapaima fish could serve as the inspiration for body armor that is flexible
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Tesla unveils Model X crossover electric car

Posted in Hardware on 10th Feb, 2012 08:03 PM
by APM
Tesla has unveiled its latest electric car, the Model X, at its California Design Studios. Tesla CEO Elon Musk said the prototype crossover vehicle on display was the companys most advanced to appear at a launch
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Yumemiru app aims to let you control your dreams

Posted in Hardware on 10th Feb, 2012 07:58 PM
by APM
The available dreams in Yumemiru include walking through a forest, visiting the beach, flying, becoming rich, and even romances specified for both men and women
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Elon Musk on SpaceXs Reusable Rocket Plans

Posted in Hardware on 10th Feb, 2012 07:28 PM
by APM
SpaceX is hard at work trying to design rocket parts that can fly themselves back to the launchpad for reuse.
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The Miraculous NASA Breakthrough That Could Save Millions of Lives

Posted in Hardware on 9th Feb, 2012 03:50 PM
by APM
The NASA Biocapsule made of carbon nanotubes, will be able to diagnose and instantly treat an astronaut without him or her even knowing theres something amiss.
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Multilayer 3D graphene transistor breakthrough may replace silicon

Posted in Hardware on 8th Feb, 2012 05:54 PM
by APM
A field effect transistor that may make graphene the next silicon has been developed by a University of Manchester team led by Nobel laureates
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4G Phones Are Really Fast, At Draining Batteries

Posted in Hardware on 8th Feb, 2012 05:43 PM
by APM
More smartphone users have access to the fastest wireless service available. But because 4G coverage isnt truly continuous in many locations, users batteries are taking a big hit.
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Engineers boost AMD CPU performance by 20% without overclocking

Posted in Hardware on 8th Feb, 2012 05:16 PM
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Engineers at North Carolina State University have used a novel technique to boost the performance of an AMD Fusion APU by more than 20%.
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Why Apple Should Start Making a 3D Printer Right Now

Posted in Hardware on 7th Feb, 2012 09:28 PM
by APM
Hobbyists and tinkerers are testing out the future with a technology that you're probably going to have sooner than you think.
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Google HUD glasses have been sighted

Posted in Hardware on 7th Feb, 2012 09:13 PM
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The prototype for Google's HUD glasses has been seen, according to tech news site 9to5Google. And, supposedly they resemble Oakley's Thump glasses, which makes them look a lot like something the Terminator might wear.
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Engineers build first sub 10 nm carbon nanotube transistor

Posted in Hardware on 7th Feb, 2012 08:38 PM
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Engineers have built the first carbon nanotube (CNT) transistor with a channel length below 10 nm, a size that is considered a requirement for computing technology in the next decade.
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Virtual Reality Contact Lenses Could Be Available by... 2014?

Posted in Hardware on 7th Feb, 2012 08:34 PM
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The tiny full color megapixel displays could be the ultimate computer interface for troops transparent and hands free
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