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Solving Solar Power Intermittency with Mirrors, Plastic Bottles, and Salt | MIT Technology Review

Solving Solar Power Intermittency with Mirrors, Plastic Bottles, and Salt | MIT Technology Review | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
New solar thermal technologies could address solar power’s intermittency problem.
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Saving the sunshine for night: solar fuels from artificial photosynthesis | SPIE Newsroom: SPIE

Saving the sunshine for night: solar fuels from artificial photosynthesis | SPIE Newsroom: SPIE | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
Direct visible light water splitting in a dye-sensitized photoelectrosynthesis cell makes hydrogen for energy storage.
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Scientists discover double meaning in genetic code

Scientists discover double meaning in genetic code | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
Scientists have discovered a second code hiding within DNA. This second code contains information that changes how scientists read the instructions contained in DNA and interpret mutations to make sense of health and disease.
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"The genetic code uses a 64-letter alphabet called codons. The UW team discovered that some codons, which they called duons, can have two meanings, one related to protein sequence, and one related to gene control." 

Read more at: http://phys.org/news/2013-12-scientists-genetic-code.html#jCp

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Surprise, surprise: New survey shows public cloud adoption way, way up

Surprise, surprise: New survey shows public cloud adoption way, way up | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
Not a shocker that Amazon Web Services dominated public cloud use, but RightScale’s latest State of the Cloud Report found other nuances worth a look.
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includes much more info resources about "the cloud" at the bottom of page.
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33rd Square: Prototype Holographic Memory Device Created

33rd Square: Prototype Holographic Memory Device Created | Science, Technology, and Current Futurism | Scoop.it
Researchers have demonstrated a holographic memory device that could improve storage capacity and processing capabilities in electronics.
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