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May 22, 2015
The next step in DNA computing: GPS mapping
Washington DC (SPX) May 14, 2015
Conventional silicon-based computing, which has advanced by leaps and bounds in recent decades, is pushing against its practical limits. DNA computing could help take the digital era to the next level. Scientists are now reporting progress toward that goal with the development of a novel DNA-based GPS. They describe their advance in ACS' The Journal of Physical Chemistry B. Jian-Jun Shu and colleagues note that Moore's law, which marked its 50th anniversary in April, posited that the number of tra ... read more
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Saudi Arabia, Turkey request $2B in U.S. military equipment deals
U.S. Foreign Military Sales program deals are in the works to provide multi-mission helicopters to Saudi Arabia and upgrades to Turkey's Phalanx weapon systems. ... more

Israel buying $1.9 billion in smart bomb kits
More than 14,000 kits that convert freefall bombs into precision-guided weapons are to be sold to Israel under a proposed Foreign Military Sales contract. ... more

Satellites make a load of difference to bridge safety
When extreme weather comes our way, realtime information from space can help us to decide if closing a bridge is the right thing to do. ESA is working with the UK's University of Nottingham to monit ... more
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Google backs farm-focused startup as 'AgTech' blooms
Google on Tuesday pumped $15 million into a farming-focused technology startup, the latest in a surge of investment applying Internet innovations to growing food. ... more


Quantum physics on tap
We all know intuitively that normal liquids flow more quickly as the channel containing them tightens. Think of a river flowing through narrow rapids. But what if a pipe were so amazingly tiny that ... more
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Cheap radio frequency antenna printed with graphene ink
Scientists have moved graphene - the incredibly strong and conductive single-atom-thick sheet of carbon - a significant step along the path from lab bench novelty to commercially viable material for ... more

'Cicadas': US military's new swarm of mini-drones
US military scientists have invented a miniature drone that fits in the palm of a hand, ready to be dropped from the sky like a mobile phone with wings. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Nuclear disarmament talks struggle to reach action plan

US to sell bombs to Israel, helicopters to Saudis

Saudi Arabia, Turkey request $2B in U.S. military equipment deals

Exelis, Leidos continue work on new radar counter-measures system

China 'severely concerned' over US spying accusations

INDRA test advanced defense and cyber defense systems in Peru

S. Korea, Japan defence chiefs to hold 1st meet in 4 years


Telescope-Laser Cannons to Clean Up Dangerous Space Junk
The low Earth orbit is filled with what amounts to an outer space junk yard, left behind by decades of discarded satellites, collisions, and debris. And now Operation Orbital Clean House is aiming t ... more

Raytheon delivers hardware for next-gen USAF GPS system
The first operational hardware for the U.S. Air Force's GPS Next-Generation Operational Control System has been delivered by Raytheon. ... more

Advanced Navigation Releases Interface and Logging Unit
Advanced Navigation has announced the release of their interface and logging unit. The interface and logging unit (ILU) is a device server that interfaces to any of Advanced Navigation's systems and ... more
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Potentially Revolutionary Mission Heading for 2016 Launch
A NASA mission that embodies the virtues of faster, less expensive access to space has sailed past all major development milestones and is scheduled to be delivered to Cape Canaveral on time for its ... more

Graphene holds key to unlocking creation of wearable electronic devices
Ground-breaking research has successfully created the world's first truly electronic textile, using the wonder material Graphene. An international team of scientists, including Professor Monica Crac ... more
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Texas hunter shoots endangered Namibian rhino for $350,000

In the Field: SMAP Gathers Soil Data in Australia

Satellites make a load of difference to bridge safety

Driest Place on Earth Hosts Life

I knew it was you by the sound of your whale voice

It's best to make friends of friends

'Natural' sounds improve mood and productivity


Russia, China Agree on Joint Exploitation of Glonass Navigation Systems
The heads of Russia's Federal Space Agency and China's Satellite Navigation Office signed on Friday a joint statement on the joint exploitation of the Chinese BeiDou system with Russia's Glonass nav ... more

New program to acquire geospatial applications
A government program to solicit and acquire geospatial applications from commercial developers has been launched by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency. ... more

New GPS system could transform virtual reality and mobile devices
Researchers in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin have developed a centimeter-accurate GPS-based positioning system that could revolutionize geolocation on virtu ... more

Most Advanced GPS Satellite Comes Together
Using a 10-ton crane, Lockheed Martin engineers and technicians gently lowered the system module of the U.S. Air Force's first next generation GPS III satellite into place over its propulsion core, ... more

India's endangered lion numbers increase
Wildlife experts welcomed Monday census figures showing India's population of endangered Asiatic lions has increased in the last five years in the western state of Gujarat. ... more
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Snow and avalanche research: Remote assessment of avalanche risk
In cooperation with a Swiss research team, geographers of Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have developed a novel measuring system relying on two different physical methods that promi ... more

Precision guidance kit for artillery shells tests positive
A precision guidance kit that transforms a 155mm artillery round into a near-precision projectile has completed its first Production Lot Acceptance Test. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
Nano-policing pollution

Researchers discover 'swing-dancing' pairs of electrons

Seashell strength inspires stress tests

Researchers build new fermion microscope

Physicists observe real-time restructuring of electron cloud in attoseconds

Nanomaterials inspired by bird feathers turn light into color

San Francisco Launches HERO Clean Energy Program


Singapore requests upgrade of its F-16s


India to launch 6 more satellites in 2015-16


Study: Blue whales can't avoid barges, ocean liners


Russia Set to Deploy Tactical Drones in the Arctic


Next Generation GPS System Faces Delays, Cost Overruns


Technologies enable ambitious MMS mission


India holds census of endangered asiatic lions


Engineering a better future for the Mississippi Delta


NASA Balloon Reaches Australia After Nearly One Month of Flight


DigitalGlobe offers high resolution satellite map of Aafrica

Neuronal positioning system: A GPS to navigate the brain

The 2011 Tohoku-Oki earthquake - felt from space

Deep Space Atomic Clock On Time For 2016 Mission

NASA Goddard Team Sets High Flying Record with Use of GPS

Northrop Grumman making gyrocompass systems

New work for CACI in helping combat IEDs

China's satellite navigation system to expand coverage globally by 2020

17th Beidou navigation satellite functions in orbit

Jason-3 Will Add to Record of the Sea's Rise and Fall

JILA strontium atomic clock sets new records

Space law is no longer beyond this world

Telit GNSS module enables high-performance position reporting

China tech firms shake up world's biggest car market

Why astronomers hate the lawn-mowing Roomba

Plumping up shrivelled market for France's famed prunes

NASA, USGS Begin Work on Landsat 9 to Continue Land Imaging Legacy

Newest precision glide bomb enters operational testing

Rainforest protection akin to speed limit control

Harvesting energy from electromagnetic waves

Altimeter Assists in MESSENGER's Low-Altitude Navigation

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