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Smallest motor is single molecule

Smallest motor is single molecule | Technology Gallimaufry | Scoop.it

Researchers have created the smallest electric motor ever devised.

The motor, made from a single molecule just a billionth of a metre across, is reported in Nature Nanotechnology.

The minuscule motor could have applications in both nanotechnology and in medicine, where tiny amounts of energy can be put to efficient use.

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Introducing the LED Bulb That Costs Less Than $15 | Fast Company

Introducing the LED Bulb That Costs Less Than $15 | Fast Company | Technology Gallimaufry | Scoop.it

thanks to Lighting Science Group and Dixon Technologies, which are teaming up to produce an LED bulb that the companies claim will cost less than $15 and last for eight years

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Genius 13-Year-Old Has a Solar Power Breakthrough

Genius 13-Year-Old Has a Solar Power Breakthrough | Technology Gallimaufry | Scoop.it

Using the same number of solar cells, he built two working models. One was a traditional, flat array will all of the panels on a single plane. The other used the Fibonacci Sequence to create the same spiraled pattern he observed in the trees.

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Pattie Maes and Pranav Mistry demo SixthSense | Video on TED.com

TED Talks This demo -- from Pattie Maes' lab at MIT, spearheaded by Pranav Mistry -- was the buzz of TED. It's a wearable device with a projector that paves the way for profound interaction with our environment.
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iTWire - DIDO to make fibre NBN a DODO?

iTWire - DIDO to make fibre NBN a DODO? | Technology Gallimaufry | Scoop.it

The new technology called Distributed-Input-Distributed-Output (DIDO) Wireless Technology, unveiled in a new white paper, claims to offer all the advantages of wireless internet connectivity without the disadvantages of latency and bandwidth limitations caused by he pesky laws of physics that NBN devotees love to cite.

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Erasable e-paper shown off, erased, shown off again (video)

Erasable e-paper shown off, erased, shown off again (video) | Technology Gallimaufry | Scoop.it

Researchers at Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute are giving the world a peek at i2R, a new type of easily erasable e-paper.

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Cool Tools: Cobra Ink System

Cool Tools: Cobra Ink System | Technology Gallimaufry | Scoop.it

After much research and trial and error I found that the easiest cheapest method of printing is a continuous ink supply built into a printer. Once you are set up you can buy ink inexpensively by the pint, quart or gallon. A pint bottle of ink will cost no more than one of those itty bitty 1 oz. cartridges and will last hundreds of times as long.

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The First Fully Stretchable OLED - Technology Review

The First Fully Stretchable OLED - Technology Review | Technology Gallimaufry | Scoop.it
UCLA device is a step toward video displays and phones that could swell or shrink.
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Schools of the Future May Not Be Actual Buildings at All | David Porter

Schools of the Future May Not Be Actual Buildings at All | David Porter | Technology Gallimaufry | Scoop.it

Britain’s schools and colleges are currently wrestling with public spending restrictions. Rapid rethinking is being done on what to spend on updating worn-out, often crumbling infrastructure. The tension between perceived quality teaching and learning in state-of-the-art schools, and what taxpayers and government are prepared to pay, is tangible.

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Nebula looks to democratize cloud computing with open source hardware - O'Reilly Radar

Nebula looks to democratize cloud computing with open source hardware - O'Reilly Radar | Technology Gallimaufry | Scoop.it
Newly launched Nebula will combine open source software with open source hardware developed into an appliance.
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TechCrunch | Video: Free-Moving Kinect Used To Map Room And Objects In Detailed 3D

TechCrunch | Video: Free-Moving Kinect Used To Map Room And Objects In Detailed 3D | Technology Gallimaufry | Scoop.it

Kinect being moved around like a camera, recording the depth of everything it sees and building up a full-3D map of the room and every object in it.

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