Black Panther leaping on to digital sooner than we thought – CNET

A part of your living room can be forever Wakanda in just about one month.

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Cambridge Analytica denies breaking any laws in data scandal – CNET

Data analytics firm says it licensed Facebook user data from a company that obtained it legally.

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How Close are we to Quantum Infrastructure? An Introduction – Edgy Labs (blog)

Edgy Labs (blog)How Close are we to Quantum Infrastructure? An IntroductionEdgy Labs (blog)Quantum physics has over a century worth of cumulative knowledge that is slowly beginning to take shape in the form of industrial applications. This article introduces a short series on the areas that quantum infrastructure will appear. In particular …

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Food packaging could be negatively affecting nutrient absorption in your body

Food packaging could be negatively affecting the way in which your digestive tract operates, according to new research.

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Harvard chemist George Whitesides named 2018 Covestro Distinguished Lecturer at Pitt

PITTSBURGH … In recognition of his exemplary research in the fields of surface chemistry, microfluidics and nanotechnology, Harvard University's George Whitesides has been named the 2018 Covestro Distinguished Lecturer by the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh's Swanson School of Engineering. Dr. Whitesides currently is the Woodford L. and Ann A. Flowers University Professor at Harvard's Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology.

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New device modulates light and amplifies tiny signals

Researchers have for the first time created a plasmomechanical oscillator, a nanometer-scale device that is no bigger than a red blood cell but has myriad technological applications.

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Optically Heated Nanotweezers Manipulate Materials at Nanoscale

Opto-thermoelectric nanotweezers have been developed that use light at the nanoscale to manipulate metal nanoparticles in a wide range of materials, sizes, and shapes, with single-particle resolution. OTENTs could open new possibilities for the use of nanophotonics in mobile technology and other fields.

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Gazprom, RUSNANO to develop cooperation in certification efforts

Alexey Miller, Chairman of the Management Committee of PJSC Gazprom, and Anatoly Chubais, Chairman of the Executive Board of RUSNANO, held a joint meeting on the use of nanotechnologies in the interests of Gazprom, the Russian gas producer informed. Top executives of the two companies, heads of the relevant units and organizations of Gazprom, RUSNANO and the Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs, and representatives of the domestic nanotech industry took part in the meeting.

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Tiny nanomachine successfully completes test drive

Scientists have used nanostructures to construct a tiny machine that constitutes a rotatory motor and can move in a specific direction. The researchers used circular structures from DNA.

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Ultra-powerful batteries made safer, more efficient

Researchers are laying the foundation for more widespread use of lithium metal batteries. They have developed a method to mitigate the formation of dendrites — crystal-like masses — that damage the batteries’ performance.

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