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Nanowires Convert Rat’s Heartbeat Into Usable Electricity [Electricity]

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Nanowires inside a rat can convert the power of breathing and heartbeats into electricity, according to researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Technology Review reports these nano-generators could conceivably lead to nano-scale implants and sensors powered by the body. More

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Nanotech Breakthrough Could Make Satellite Imaging 20x More Powerful [Nanotech]

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Take a few of my favorite subjects: quantum dots , satellites , and gold . Mix them together, and what do you get? A breakthrough from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute that could revolutionize infrared detection . Somewhere, the Predator is jealous.

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The Fastest Internet In the World? It’s In Berkeley [Speed]

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tennis New York .

Just in case internet iPhone celebrity Jason Chen needed another reason to feel smug: his alma mater, Berkeley, has the highest internet speeds of any city on Earth. More

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Universities Banning iPads Left, Right and Center Due to Bandwidth Overload [Ipad]

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Roofing Denver .

You’d think iPads might be banned by schools because they distract students, but George Washington University and Princeton University have both put the kibosh on them because their Wi-Fi networks are way overloaded since the launch. More

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Dramatic Chipmunk, PhD: Colleges Accepting YouTube Videos As Part of Application [YouTube]

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Some colleges, including Tufts and the University of Chicago , have started allowing prospective students to supplement their applications with YouTube videos. This can only end well! At Tufts, for instance, 1,000 out of 15,000 applicants this year submitted one-minute videos about themselves. And apparently, they’re being taken pretty seriously: Lee Coffin, the dean of undergraduate admissions, said the idea came to him last spring, when watching a YouTube video someone had sent him. “I thought, ‘If this kid applied to Tufts, I’d admit him in a minute, without anything else,’ ” Mr

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