Tags » Nanotechnology

Vaccinating humans to protect mosquitoes from malaria

(University at Buffalo 8 October 2018) For decades, scientists have been trying to develop a vaccine that prevents mosquitoes from spreading malaria among humans. This unique approach — in which immunized humans transfer anti-malarial proteins to mosquitoes when bitten — is called a transmission-blocking vaccine (TBV). 34 more words

Vector Borne Diseases

Mideast largest nanotechnology event returns to Iran

The 11th Nanotechnology Exhibition, also known as Iran Nano 2018, is underway in Tehran.

As our correspondent reports, over 100 companies and institutions are participating.

Science And Technology

Mechanical Engineering Trends

Actuators and Drives

  • The Live Drive, a new mode of actuation replacing all kinds of power transmission devices. A stackable, modular and direct drive actuator.
  • 1,690 more words

Evolution of Alexa: Akira

“Fucking great,” Paul said as he gave a laugh that sounded like a mixture of hysterical laughter and uncontrollable sobbing. “You’re telling me I got my virtual assistant pregnant? 1,544 more words

The $80 Trillion World Economy in One Chart: The World Bank View

The latest estimate from the World Bank puts global GDP at roughly $80 trillion in nominal terms for 2017.

Today’s chart from HowMuch.net uses this data to show all major economies in a visualization called a Voronoi diagram – let’s dive into the stats to learn more. 318 more words


Tour & Giveaway: Eden Chip by Scott Cramer @adventurenlit @cramer_scott @RABTBookTours #sciencefiction

Science Fiction

Date Published: July 1, 2018

Thanks to nanochips implanted in human brains, the world is at peace in 2055. But not everyone likes having their emotions controlled, or their religion suppressed. 407 more words


Enterprise Education

I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand – Confucius

It all began when my twins, the 7th  graders then, started the journey of ‘Enterprise Learning’ in their school during our stay in Dubai. 1,090 more words