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The new open source project tomviz is helping the 3D visualization of nanotechnology.

Modern computers are built with nanotechnology. A processor contains billions of transistors, each around 14 nanometers. A single bit of information on a hard disc drive is confined to a 10 nanometer domain spinning on a disc 75 miles per hour. The accelerometers in our smartphones contain nano-springs that measure gravitational forces to determine orientation.

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Mark Strauss

To put salt over injury, in Puerto Rico most of the cases are in rural areas than in urban ones. This is unique compared to the 50 states.






The HIV infection rate among African American and Latina women in Southern states now rivals that of sub-Saharan Africa. Although most of those patients rely on Medicaid, the nine Deep South states with the highest infection and fatality rates have not opted to expand the program under the Affordable Care Act.

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