Moore’s Law Is Dead. Now What?
Shrinking transistors have powered 50 years of advances in computing—but now other ways must be found to make computers more capable.
Video: Filtering Drinking Water with Nanofibers
This water bottle filter, made from nanofibers, can reduce water-borne diseases.
Quantum dot replaces metallic 'island' to improve electronic turnstile
(Phys.org)—A team of researchers with members from France, Russia and Finland has improved on the current design of an electronic turnstile, by replacing the conventional metallic "island" with a quantum dot. In their paper published in Physical Review Letters, the team describes how the design works, why it is better than the conventional approach and how much the error rate was reduced.
World’s first 3D printed car on sale as $53,000 - Scottsdale Tech Time
Local Motors, the Arizona-based technology company behind the “world’s first 3D-printed car”, has announced that it will begin taking pre-orders for the vehicles in the spring of 2016, with manufacturing and delivery expected in early 2017. The all-electric LM3D Swim comprises approximately 75 percent 3D-printed parts. 3D printing’s usefulness is growing at a staggering rate …
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