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Here comes Clear Carbon-Nanotube Films

(http://www.technologyreview.com) - scanned by: Garry Golden over 5 years ago
From MIT Tech Review: The first electronic product using carbon nanotubes is slated to hit the market this year. Unidym, a startup based in Menlo Park, CA, plans to start selling rolls of its carbon-nanotube-coated plastic films in the second half... More>>>
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High-tech sensors help seniors live independently

(http://www.physorg.com) - scanned by: Garry Golden over 5 years ago
List of applications for sensor based solutions to aging populations. Sensors, sensors, sensors, More>>>
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Technology

Proposal for standard global architecture for w...

(http://www.controlglobal.com) - scanned by: Garry Golden over 5 years ago
From Control Group.com: German energy harvesting and wireless sensing specialist EnOcean is bidding to establish its newly launched Dolphin system architecture as a non-proprietary standard for building automation and industrial control. More>>>
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Technology

Intel CTO Predicts Multi-Multi Core Processing,...

(http://www.memebox.com) - posted by: Alvis Brigis over 5 years ago
Unsurprisingly, Intel CTO Justin Rattner believes that accelerating computation will soon transform our everyday lives and experiences, perhaps enabling a not-too-distant Singularity. In this exclusive Future Blogger interview, shot at the Singul... More>>>
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Technology

Invention: Intelligent fingertip 'eye'

(http://www.newscientist.com) - scanned by: Jeff Hilford over 5 years ago
George Stetten, a bioengineer at the University of Pittsburgh, has come up with the idea of a tiny video camera that sits at the end of a finger and connects to a portable computer that can analyse the footage and flag up objects of interest. More>>>
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25 Tools of the Future

(http://www.trendhunter.com) - scanned by: Garry Golden over 5 years ago
Look at design of Tools of Tomorrow (More gimmicky than ground-breaking) More>>>
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Nanotubes Sniff Out Cancer Agents in Living Cells

(http://www.physorg.com) - scanned by: Bora over 5 years ago
A multidisciplinary team at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed carbon nanotubes that can be used as sensors for cancer drugs and other DNA-damaging agents inside living cells. The sensors, made of carbon nanotubes wrappe... More>>>
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nanotube, dna, cancer, chemotherapy, treatment
Energy

Quantum Sphere files patent for cheaper 'forwar...

(http://www.memebox.com) - posted by: Garry Golden over 5 years ago
We should be paying closer attention to California-based QuantumSphere and its approach to the future of energy.  QuantumSphere understands the disruptive potential in performance of materials when you design catalysts at the nanoscale. T... More>>>
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Sign-Language Translator

(http://www.technologyreview.com) - scanned by: butterscotch over 5 years ago
Boston University researchers are developing a searchable dictionary for sign language, in which any user can enter a gesture into a dictionary's search engine from her own laptop by signing in front of a built-in camera. More>>>
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Biotechnology

IBM microscope 100 million times stronger than MRI

(http://news.cnet.com) - scanned by: Garry Golden over 5 years ago
From CNET: IBM Research has built a nanoscale magnetic resonance force microscope with images 100 million times finer than MRI technology. More>>>
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Energy

Sentilla raises $7.5 million for 'smart' softwa...

(http://www.memebox.com) - posted by: Garry Golden over 5 years ago
2009 might turn out to be a great year to be a startup involved in 'smart' energy solutions that tap the power of software, sensors, microcontrollers and storage systems. Energy bloggers are all talking about 2009 as the 'Year of the Smart Grid... More>>>
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Gaming in the Future: Will It Be Utterly Borin...

(http://www.unigamesity.com) - scanned by: McM over 5 years ago
An article comparing Nintendo's decision to simplify the games of the future with the alternative future presented in Hollywood comedy Idiocracy. According to the article, such a measure will simply kill gaming as a fun and entertaining way of... More>>>
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