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China Restores 800-year-old 1000-hand Ancient Buddhist Statue

China has restored its 800-year-old Buddha with 1,000 hands called the “Qianshou Guanyin” statue to join the world’s famous Buddhist pilgrimage or tourist circles in the world after Japan’s Kamakura Buddha statue, It took more than seven years and about 60 million yuan (US$9.8 million) to undertake the restoration work to clean the entire rock scuplture and bring it back to ...

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Stanford University Scores Over Super-Fast Computers Working on Light, not Electricity

Light can replace electricity to transmit more data consuming less power and replacing wires, say Stanford University researchers. Developed by Stanford electrical engineer Jelena Vuckovic tried to miniaturize the proven technology of the Internet, which moves data by beaming photons of light through fiber optic threads. In a Nature Photonics article whose lead author is Stanford graduate student Alexander Piggott, ...

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