Category Archives: Science

4 Best Ways to Sell Your Surplus Equipment Quickly

If your business often deals with commercial tools and heavy duty equipment, you understand how it feels when you no longer need those machines and how they can become a burden. Large machines take up a lot of extra space and storage, and like many assets their value decreases over time whether you use it…
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Astronomers: Dark matter may interact with itself

It turns out dark matter may not be entirely dark after all. A team of astronomers have determined that dark matter may interact with itself, and can even be observed doing so, in a way other than through the force of gravity. Using the MUSE instrument on ESO’s Very Large Telescope array in Chile, along…
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Breaking News: Over-Unity Reactionless Generator Invented In India

“Ere many generations pass; our machinery will be driven by a power obtainable at any point in the universe.” – Nikola Tesla A Reactionless AC Synchronous Generator (RLG) has been invented by Paramahamsa Tewari, electrical engineer and former Executive Director of Nuclear Power Corporation of India. His background includes engineering project management for construction of…
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Revolutionary graphene polymer batteries charging 10 minutes to run 1000 km

According to a report from a Chinese website, The Spanish Graphenano, along with the University of Cordoba and Grabat Energy, developed a polymeric graphene battery, especially suited for electric cars, that will be cheaper and lighter than conventional batteries and will run 1000km on a 10 minute charge. Graphenano claims that this revolutionary battery will…
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Batteries That Will Save the Planet

Just three years ago, science journalist Farhad Manjoo wrote an article for Slate called “Better Batteries Will Save the World.” The subtitle, however, quickly undercut the headline’s claim: “Too bad they’re impossible to make.” This in spite of the recent launch of the Tesla S, the Nissan LEAF, the Chevrolet Volt and the announcement of…
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How startups build their first R&D labs

The UpTake: It's part of growing up as a startup: that moment when you realize you need your own space, and it's time to move out of the incubator. But if you're a biotech or other scientifically-based company, finding the right space that allows you to do research can be a challenge. Here's what to…
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What will the Internet be like in 2025?

Experts predict the World Wide Web will become seamlessly integrated into every aspect of our lives — but with a dark side to consider. In the future, the Internet will be like electricity coursing through our everyday lives — more ubiquitous but also more invisible. At least, that's the vision many experts gave to researchers…
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Fiber-optic breakthrough could lead to real AI

What do Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Steven Hawking all have in common? Judging by their outspoken remarks on the looming dangers of runaway AI, we might guess that they all suffer from insomnia. These guys seem to have realized something that would not be so apparent to ordinary folks like you or I, something…
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Industry Body Calls for Gene-Editing Moratorium

Gene-editing companies say research on altering the DNA of human reproductive cells is dangerous and unethical. Officials of a biotechnology industry group have called for a voluntary moratorium on using new DNA-editing techniques to change the genetic characteristics of human embryos in laboratory research. Excess Logic continues reposting interesting articles about hi-tech, startups and new technologies to…
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22 interesting facts about drinking water

A lot of water is wasted because so many people give little thought to where water comes from and where it goes after they use it.  Yet less than 1% of the Earth's water is available for human consumption.  And there is no "new" water on Earth. Excess Logic continues reposting interesting articles about hi-tech, startups…
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30 captivating facts about a biotech breakthrough

The modern biotech industry was born when Genentech, now a part of Roche (ticker: RHHBY ), was founded in 1976. Scientists at the company started a long history of innovation in 1978 by successfully expressing a human gene in bacteria that allowed them to produce human insulin. It became the first genetically engineered human medicine…
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Researchers break Newton’s third law — with lasers

This story is steeped in conditional phrases and the trademark weirdness of quantum science, but for all that, it has serious implications for computing and for our basic understanding of physics. A team of researchers has managed to (very technically) break Newton’s third law of motion — that every action has an equal and opposite…
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