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Using nanotechnology, researchers have developed a technique to increase the data storage capacity of a DVD from a measly 4.7GB to 1,000TB. Using nanotechnology, researchers have developed a technique to increase the data storage capacity of a DVD from a measly 4.7GB to 1,000TB. Nature Communications

More data storage? Here’s how to fit 1,000 terabytes on a DVD

We live in a world where digital information is exploding. Some 90% of the world’s data was generated in the past two years. The obvious question is: how can we store it all? In Nature Communications today…
The Lytro is ripe for exploitation in ways that have yet to be explored. The Lytro is ripe for exploitation in ways that have yet to be explored. Thomas Hawk

Focus after the fact: the Lytro light field camera is in Australia

We’ve all been there: the photo that would rock if not for the dodgy focus, highlighting a pot plant instead of your subject’s head. Today, nine-or-so months after its launch in the US, the Lytro camera…

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New uses for carbon nanotubes

University of California, Riverside, scientists have added ionic liquid to single-walled carbon nanotubes and modified the…