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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]

by on May.20, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, aging, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Ati, Av, Bp, cat, clear, college, colleges, color, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Education, Et, Evo, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Gold, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Infrared, Infrared detection, Ion, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Make, mid, mix, Mod, My, Nano, Nanoscale, Nanotech, New York, Note, Of, om, One, order, Os, OTS, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, power, Pr, pre, Q, Qdip, quant, Quantum, Quantum Dots, Rc, Red, Research, Revolution, Rf, rom, RSS, Rv, Satellite, Satellites, Science, serve, signal, Style, sub, Tag, Tat, tech, Technic, ted, TI, TV, unit, universities, Us, V, vers, what, X1

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 World’s Saddest iMac [IPod Docks]

by on May.17, 2010, under 17, 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Ati, Av, bd, Body, Bp, Cam, cat, China, clear, color, de, digital, Display, dna, Dock, Docks, Ds, E, e1, Ea, Electron, Electronics, Emi, Et, ff, friends, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hard, Hardware, Hd, Home Automation, Hp, Id, Ie, Im, iMac, Imac dock, images, In, Ion, Iphone, iPod, iPod Dock, iPod docks, iPod Nano, ipoddock, Isp, ITA, kin, La, Labels, Mac, MER, mid, mini, Mod, Nano, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, phone, PI, Ping, Play, player, players, Port, Portable, Pr, Pro, Pur, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, Rv, Sad, Scent, serve, Shop, shopping, source, speaker, Style, table, Tag, Tat, tech, TI, Tron, TV, Ui, V, Via, War, world, X1

The world’s saddest iMac has no friends other than this purple iPod nano . And nobody likes purple, either.

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This Is What a Spider Nanobot Really Looks Like [Imagecache]

by on May.14, 2010, under 17, 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Arm, Arms, Av, bd, biology, Bp, cat, clear, color, day, de, Display, dna, Ds, E, E3, Ea, Emi, Et, F1, first, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, Imagecache, images, In, Ion, Ir, Isp, kin, Labels, learn, mid, Mod, Ms, Nano, Nanobots, Nanotechnology, om, One, order, Padd, PI, Play, Q, quant, Rc, Real, rom, RSS, Rv, Science, Scientists, serve, Spider, Style, Tag, Tat, tech, ted, TI, TV, unit, what, X1

Yesterday we learnt that scientists have created the first nanobot assembly line . It’s “manned” by four spider-like nanocreatures made from DNA strands, with three arms and four legs. That’s what you are looking at in this image. More

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Nanotech And the Death of Reflecting Screens [Nanotech]

by on May.04, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, AR, Art, Ati, Bes, Case, Cell, Cellphone, Ces, clear, de, Death, Display, Displays, Ds, E, e1, Ea, Et, F1, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Glass, Glasses, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, In, Ir, Isp, Manufacturing, Mod, moth, moths, Nano, Nanocoating, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Non-reflective, Note, Nyt, Of, om, One, order, Padd, phone, PI, Play, Pr, Pro, ps, Q, Rc, Red, Research, Rf, rom, Science, screen, Screens, step, Style, Tag, Techno, Technology, TI, TV, Ui, view, Wikipedia, X1

I’m convinced: nanotechnology can and will do anything. In this case, it’s creating perfectly non-reflecting views on everything from cellphone displays to eyeglasses, without requiring extra steps in the manufacturing process. And it’s the best moth-inspired idea since The Tick

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The Smallest Earth In Human History [Nanotechnology]

by on Apr.27, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, A4, Ad, Ads, age, Ai, AR, Art, artic, car, clear, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, earth, Et, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, History, Home Automation, Ibm, Icon, Id, Im, Imagecache, In, Isp, Les, Mac, machine, Map, Mod, Nano, Nano earth, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Note, Of, om, One, order, Padd, Play, Q, Rc, Rv, salt, Scale, SILICON, Style, Tag, Techno, Technology, TI, X1, xl

This 3D map of Earth, carved by IBM’s new nanometer-scale silicon milling machine, could fit alongside 999 other Earths onto a single grain of salt. Here’s a look at the machine behind it: More

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HTC HD Mini Review: A Really Lousy iPhone Nano [Windows Mobile]

by on Apr.13, 2010, under 2, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, and, AR, Arm, Cellphones, clear, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, Hd mini, HD2, Hdmi, Home Automation, Htc, HTC HD mini, Htc hd mini review, Ie, Im, Iphone, Isp, mini, mobile, Mobile Phones, Mod, Nano, One, order, Origin, Os, Padd, phone, Phones, Play, Q, Rc, Real, Review, Style, Tag, ted, TI, Ui, Us, view, what, Wind, windows, Windows Mobile, Windows Mobile 6.5, windows mobile 6.5.3, WindowsMobile, X1

The HTC HD Mini is to the HD2 what the iPhone Nano would be to the original iPhone. It’s well-built and charmingly small, but its OS is too dated to ever enjoy very much. More

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Quantum Dots Could Make Dark, Grainy Cellphone Party Pics Obsolete [Quantum Dots]

by on Apr.11, 2010, under 2, 5, 7, 7d, Ad, Ads, age, Ai, and, ANT, AR, Art, Camera phones, Cameras, cc, CDs, Cell, Cellphone, clear, D3, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, F1, Fan, future, Ge, Gizmo, good, Hd, Hell, Home Automation, Im, Iphone, Isp, Light, Make, Matt Buchanan, Men, Mod, My, Nano, One, order, Os, OTS, Padd, party, phone, photo, photos, PI, Play, PVR, Q, quant, Quantum, Quantum Dots, que, Rc, rom, SILICON, Solar, Solar Panels, Style, T1, Tag, ted, Tent, TI, time, X1

I’ve all but accepted my iPhone will never take Matt Buchanan-esque photos in low light. Hell, even in good light the results are oftentimes dull and grainy. Luckily an enhancement, like all things from the fantastic future, is almost here. More

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This Is the World’s Smallest Digital Video Camera [Camcorder]

by on Apr.08, 2010, under 1.4, 2, 3D, 5, 7, 7d, A4, Ad, Ads, age, and, AR, Atom, Cam, Camera, Ces, clear, de, digital, Ds, E, Ea, eco, Eu, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, heck, Home Automation, Im, Ion, Les, MER, Mic, Mod, muvi, Muvi Atom, Muvi Micro DV, Nano, One, order, Os, Padd, Q, Rc, Style, Tag, TI, Via, Vide, Video, Video camera, Videos, X1, Xm

If you thought the Muvi Micro DV was tiny, check out the new Muvi Atom video camera. At 1.57 x 0.78 x 0.59 inches and 1.4 ounces, this $122 nano camera is destined to record a billion amateur gonzo videos. More

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Printable Nanotube RFID Tags Could Make Wireless Checkout Aisles a Reality [Supersupermarkets]

by on Mar.27, 2010, under 1d, 3D, 7, 7d, A9, Ad, Ads, age, Ai, amazon, and, AR, checkout, clear, de, Ds, E, Ea, Ge, Gizmo, Hd, heck, Home Automation, Hp, Ie, Make, MER, Mod, Nano, Nanotech, Nanotechnology, Nanotube, Nanotubes, One, Os, PI, Pr, Rc, Real, retail, Rf, RFID, shopping, SILICON, Style, Supersupermarkets, Tag, Tags, TI, tub, Up, Us, wireless, X1

Wireless checkout is many a grocer’s dream. Professional Web Hosting . It’s like Amazon’s one-click shopping in the real world, maximizing efficiency for the customer and cutting costs for the supermarket. A new printable RFID tag could make it a reality. More

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