Daily Archives: December 5, 2018

NVIDIA PhysX Goes Open Source

http://www.legitreviews.com/nvidia-physx-goes-open-source_209466 Posted by Nathan Kirsch | Tue, Dec 04, 2018 – 5:24 PM The NVIDIA PhysX physics simulation engine is going open source after being introduced 10 years ago (also, thanks Ageia)! It’s available today as open source under the … Continue reading

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Chinese Scientist Responsible for Gene-Edited Babies Has Reportedly Gone Missing

https://gizmodo.com/chinese-scientist-responsible-for-gene-edited-babies-ha-1830848405 He Jiankui speaking in Hong Kong last week. Image: AP The current whereabouts of He Jiankui—the scientist who claims to have engineered the world’s first genetically modified human babies—is unknown. Rumors are now circulating that he’s been detained by … Continue reading

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Russia Shows Off New Laser Weapon After U.S. Threatens to Pull Out of Missile Treaty

https://gizmodo.com/russia-shows-off-new-laser-weapon-after-u-s-threatens-1830874116 Video of Russia’s new Peresvet laser weapons systemGIF: Sputunik Russian state media published video earlier today of its latest laser weapons system, the Peresvet. The move comes just a day after the U.S. said it would likely pull out … Continue reading

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Single-beam laser becomes multi-beam laser by kicking electrons

https://arstechnica.com/?p=1423165 0 with 0 posters participating Most lasers are either friendly tabletop devices or so small that you don’t even notice them. But if you want to do something special like image the structure of a delicate protein, you need … Continue reading

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Innodisk Launches M.2 Graphics Card with 4K Output

https://www.anandtech.com/show/13677/innodisk-launches-m2-graphics-card-with-4k-output Innodisk has released a graphics adapter in an M.2 form-factor. The card supports resolutions of up to 1920×1080 at 60 Hz or 3840×2160 at 30 Hz and is designed for various ultra-compact and embedded applications that require industrial … Continue reading

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