Science New Published Results on the ‘Impossible’ EmDrive Propulsion Expected Soon Published 2 years ago on August 30, 2016 By Giulio Prisco New results on the controversial, “impossible” EmDrive propulsion system could be soon published in a prestigious peer-reviewed scientific journal, according to credible rumors. “It is my understanding that Eaglework’s new paper has been today accepted for publication in a peer-review journal, where it will be published,” said high-reputation poster José Rodal, Ph.D, on the NasaSpaceFlight forum, which is often the primary source of updates for all things EmDrive. “Congratulations to the Eagleworks team!” The poster added that the sources of the leak are not employed by NASA. Another post, which has been removed by the poster, reveals that the paper, titled “Measurement of Impulsive Thrust from a Closed Radio Frequency Cavity in Vacuum,” would be published in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA)’s Journal of Propulsion and Power, a prestigious peer-reviewed scientific journal. The peer review process would have taken longer than usual, which is quite plausible in view of the breakthrough, controversial aspects of the EmDrive, but the acceptance of the paper seems to indicate that the reviewers were eventually persuaded. Among the authors, Dr. Harold G. “Sonny” White, the leader of NASA Eagleworks, an advanced propulsion research laboratory located at the Johnson Space Center (JSC), and Paul March, an Eagleworks scientist who in November posted an update on NASA’s EmDrive tests and elaborated on the measures that have been taken to rule out experimental errors. “I can’t say more other than to listen to Dr. Rodal on this topic, and please have patience about when our next EW paper is going to be published,” noted March earlier this year. “Peer reviews are glacially slow…” Hacked is following this story closely, and updates will be posted as they become available. So What is the EmDrive? EmDrive built by Eagleworks inside the test chamber. The EmDrive uses electromagnetic microwave cavities to directly convert electrical energy to thrust without the need to expel any propellant. First proposed by Satellite Propulsion Research, a research company based in the UK founded by aerospace engineer Roger Shawyer, the EmDrive concept was predictably scorned by much of the mainstream research community for allegedly violating the laws of physics, including the conservation of momentum. However, regardless of what the professional skeptics say, the EmDrive seems to work. Besides Eagleworks, several independent research groups, including a Dresden University led by renowned scientist Martin Tajmar and a Chinese team at the Northwestern Polytechnical University (NPU), have tentatively confirmed the EmDrive “anomalous” thrust effect. Of course, nothing can violate the laws of physics. Therefore, if the EmDrive works despite apparently violating physical laws, then either today’s physical theories need revision, or (which seems more likely) their implications haven’t been completely understood so far. In fact, several theoretical models for the EmDrive anomalous thrust have been proposed, including interactions mediated by virtual particles in the quantum vacuum (what we think of as empty space is really a turbulent environment with virtual particles that appear and disappear incredibly fast), and a photonic exhaust hidden by phase correlations. Shawyer’s EmDrive website has been updated a few days ago. Since it is now 10 years since the completion of the original research work, some previously confidential documents have been released, including two final technical reports and two independent reviews produced between July 2002 and August 2006 for the UK government, then shared with the US government. “Development work is continuing on superconducting EmDrive thruster technology in co-operation with a UK aerospace company,” reveals Shawyer. “No details of this work can be divulged at present.” In his 2015 paper titled “Second generation EmDrive propulsion applied to SSTO launcher and interstellar probe,” published in the peer-reviewed journal Acta Astronautica, Shawyer emphasized the awesome, world-changing implications of the EmDrive: Second generation EmDrive offers the best solution for low cost access to space, and for a near term interstellar mission. Plausibility of Interplanetary Travel The EmDrive implications and staggering indeed. EmDrive-powered spacecraft could carry astronauts to the planets in weeks, and reach the recently discovered Proxima b – an Earth-like planet orbiting the closest star Proxima Centauri – in a few decades, without having to carry fuel. This is incredibly interesting. Also interesting, but in a less positive sense, are the many visceral attacks of large segments of the science establishment against research results that have been repeatedly confirmed in the lab, published on peer-reviewed journals, and tentatively validated against theoretical models. So what do you think of the EmDrive? Please let us know in the comments. https://hacked.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/936375_e1d116485c72e9d6ee8ab2aebd1e56f6fbaa9050.mp4 Images from NASA, Wikimedia Commons and Shutterstock. Important: Never invest (trade with) money you can't afford to comfortably lose. Always do your own research and due diligence before placing a trade. Read our Terms & Conditions here. Trade recommendations and analysis are written by our analysts which might have different opinions. Read my 6 Golden Steps to Financial Freedom here. Best regards, Jonas Borchgrevink. Rate this post: Important for improving the service. Please add a comment in the comment field below explaining what you rated and why you gave it that rate. Failed Trade Recommendations should not be rated as that is considered a failure either way. (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)You need to be a registered member to rate this. Loading... Giulio Prisco Giulio Prisco is a freelance writer specialized in science, technology, business and future studies. Follow @HackedCom Feedback or Requests? Related Topics:EMDriveNASA Up Next SETI Scientists Claim Detection of Strong Signal from the Stars Don't Miss NASA Begins Accepting Astronaut Applications Online You may like Hsuan-Ting Chu of DINNGO on Security, UX and Aliens NASA Scientists Sketch Tentative Theory of EmDrive Propulsion Final NASA Eagleworks Paper Confirms Promising EmDrive Results, Proposes Theoretical Model Leaked NASA Eagleworks Paper Confirms Promising EmDrive Results Shawyer Claims Much Higher Thrust for Second-Generation EmDrive, Files New Patent Application Move Over EmDrive, Here Comes Woodward’s Mach Effect Drive 7 Comments 7 Comments KhanneaSuntzu August 30, 2016 at 10:48 am Accelerate a ton of mass away from earth. Park it in a very wide solar orbit. Then go and blackmail the earth – pay me a trillion dollars or I will destroy the earth, something like that. If the earth does not comply accelerate the ton of mass straight in to the earth from a great distance. If it has long enough to accelerate it will have such absurd kinetic energy built-up (out of nowhere…) it can literally destroy the planet and all life on it. Log in to Reply Giulio Prisco August 30, 2016 at 11:12 am Don’t give ideas to the bad guys… Today the EmDrive can hardly accelerate a dust particle, but technology evolves faster than the skeptics wish… Log in to Reply cdevboy August 30, 2016 at 11:52 pm I may be assuming a few things, but If you already told the responsible authorities what you are planning if not paid, why do you not also assume in the time scale required to carry out the attack that they will not use similar levels of technology to locate, destroy or deflect this floating mass you are carting around the periphery of the solar system until ready? The scenario’s plausibility follows more like often badly contrived programs like NCIS Los Angeles where multiple mistakes and missed opportunities are required to make the script work. I humbly request more substantive discussion than this! Log in to Reply Mika Gouzee August 31, 2016 at 2:54 pm So you mean someone that has access to technological power sufficient for your plan will blackmail “earth” (like, send a mail to president of the world I guess?), under the threat “otherwise I kill us all including myself” ? Then, once they will have their trillion dollar…. what? That is… advanced stupid. Log in to Reply Zephir August 30, 2016 at 2:36 pm These results are still inconclusive, because the people don’t understand, that the photons inside the EMDrive resonator must get polarized by reflection and after then the photons of opposite spin must cancel each other in standing waves – otherwise the drag is not formed or it even points to the opposite direction. The performance of many EMDrives also suffers with poor design, when the microwaves are allowed to return back into magnetron via thick waveguide. Note that R. Shawyer always uses a narrow tube-like waveguide. 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A week ago, 60 Minutes had a very interesting report on how the authorities used Genetic genealogy to solve the case of the Golden State Killer, and how the authorities plan to keep using this new field to solve more cold cases in the future. On April 25, 2018, authorities in Sacramento announced that they had solved the notorious case of the Golden State Killer. Authorities were able to use a promising new technique called Genetic genealogy to help identify 72-year-old former police officer, Joseph DeAngelo, as the suspected killer. Genetic Genealogy Genetic genealogy is a mixture of high-tech DNA analysis, high speed computer technology, and family genealogy. The end goal is to determine the level and type of genetic relationship between individuals. In the case of the Golden State Killer, DNA came into play because the killer had committed at least 12 murders, 50 rapes, and many home burglaries. Investigators were able to obtain DNA from the killer at one of the reported crime scenes. After many years of frustrating dead ends, a cold case investigator submitted the obtained DNA sample to GEDmatch. GEDmatch is the largest public genealogy database in the world. After uploading the sample, authorities were able to generate a handful of leads which eventually led to the front doors of Joseph DeAngelo. In addition to the Golden State Killer case, authorities have used Genetic genealogy to make arrests in at least 11 other cold cases. While the science appears to be sound, there is a legal question that has yet to be answered. There is no doubt that attorneys for the accused will raise the question of privacy and whether using databases, thought to be private, should be legal. Opportunity for Crypto Investors While I’ve invested in equities and crypto for many years with varying degrees of success, I’ve never had the opportunity to invest at the beginning of a new frontier. Fortunately, the opportunity has come. Encrypgen (DNA) is a genomic blockchain network that provides customers and partners with best-in-class, next generation, blockchain security for protecting, sharing and re-marketing genomic data. This creates a fair marketplace for a person’s DNA that can be stored private and sold (if a person wishes to do that). Over the past few months, Encrypgen has been gaining attention in the mainstream media because of their revolutionary technology as well as the fact that their closest competition is still years away. In August, Encrypgen released a beta version of its Gene-Chain. The Gene-Chain allows consumers to upload their genetic profile and for researchers to purchase that genetic data. Within the next 2 weeks, the company plans to release the full version of the Gene-Chain which will officially make them a new pioneer in the field of genomic blockchain security. With the DNA token hovering at approximately 5 cents, the time is running out to accumulate at bargain basement prices. I fully expect the token to achieve utility in the next several months which will cause a rocket-like explosion in the token price. There is no looking back now, only forward, and I love what I see. Featured image courtesy of Shutterstock. Important: Never invest (trade with) money you can't afford to comfortably lose. Always do your own research and due diligence before placing a trade. Read our Terms & Conditions here. Trade recommendations and analysis are written by our analysts which might have different opinions. Read my 6 Golden Steps to Financial Freedom here. Best regards, Jonas Borchgrevink. Rate this post: Important for improving the service. Please add a comment in the comment field below explaining what you rated and why you gave it that rate. Failed Trade Recommendations should not be rated as that is considered a failure either way. (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)You need to be a registered member to rate this. Loading... Chris Matthews 5 stars on average, based on 2 rated posts Follow @HackedCom Feedback or Requests? Continue Reading Altcoins Encrypgen Beta Launch Sends Token Soaring Published 3 months ago on August 17, 2018 By Chris Matthews Encrypgen (DNA) provides customers and partners best-in-class, next generation, blockchain security for protecting, sharing and re-marketing genomic data. Although the company has only been around for a few years, it appears to be a major player in the genomic blockchain security space. Security breaches at Ancestry.com and privacy concerns at 23andMe have created a void that Encrypgen hopes to fill. Price Action Earlier this week, Encrypgen reached a significant milestone after launching its Gene-Chain beta platform. DNA token is soaring by 20% since the announcement on Wednesday evening. Encrypgen is far ahead of schedule since the initial expectation was the end of August. The company expects the final live version of the Gene-Chain to be available by the end of September. DNA is a utility token so platform usage will determine its value. DNA is inching its way closer to the finish line and traders appear to be backing it. Since August 1, DNA is one of the best performing ERC20 tokens. I created a list of the top 50 ERC20 tokens and analyzed their returns since August 1. None of them have a positive return. In comparison, DNA has generated a 7% return during the same period. While the return is negligible compared to the fall 2017, it’s still a positive development. Especially since the price rise coincides with a major development milestone. Encrypgen Value Proposition Genetics is playing an increasingly pivotal role in the world of drug discovery. Researchers use genetic data to help them understand how diseases start and how they progress. One of the main reasons that Encrypgen caught my attention is that it is attempting to fill a real world void as a few of the largest non-crypto companies are facing serious issues. Two of those companies are Ancestry.com and 23andMe. Ancestry.com is the most popular genealogical and family tree tracking company. Unfortunately, it appears that popularity comes at a cost. In December, a server on the company’s RootsWeb service exposed a file that has usernames, email addresses and passwords of 300,000 registered users. The stolen information was then leaked and posted online in plain text. Another popular company in the industry, 23andMe, has its own issues regarding privacy. Lawmakers and consumers are expressing concern regarding privacy after a consumer submits their genetic test to the company. This is especially true in light of the recent $300 million collaboration deal that GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) struck with 23andMe. Encrypgen’s Gene-Chain platform appears to be the answer to the problem. Consumers will be able to upload their genetic data via Encrypgen’s secure portal which then goes into the company’s database. That data will then be secured with the company’s Gene-Chain. One of the most interesting parts is that consumers get paid when researchers want to purchase their data. According to a recent article from Reuters, consumers can expect an average payment of $130 each time that researchers buy their data. This is an excellent way for consumers to generate passive income. Conclusion Investors need to keep their eyes on Encrypgen as the company finalizes its Gene-Chain platform. With the recent price action, the coming catalysts, and the compelling value proposition, the DNA token may be one to begin accumulating. Featured image courtesy of Shutterstock. Important: Never invest (trade with) money you can't afford to comfortably lose. Always do your own research and due diligence before placing a trade. Read our Terms & Conditions here. Trade recommendations and analysis are written by our analysts which might have different opinions. Read my 6 Golden Steps to Financial Freedom here. Best regards, Jonas Borchgrevink. Rate this post: Important for improving the service. Please add a comment in the comment field below explaining what you rated and why you gave it that rate. Failed Trade Recommendations should not be rated as that is considered a failure either way. (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)You need to be a registered member to rate this. Loading... Chris Matthews 5 stars on average, based on 2 rated posts Follow @HackedCom Feedback or Requests? Continue Reading Biotech Biotech Dominates July Penny Stock Picks Published 1 year ago on July 17, 2017 By Lester Coleman July brings new opportunities to trade penny stocks, according to the Investopedia top 10 penny stocks to watch. Biotechnology stocks in particular are poised for a breakout. Biotechnology funds broke out of the long-term basing pattern in June, forcing rotational buying pressure, which bodes well for the low-priced sub-sector, with many penny stocks ready to hit multi-year highs. At the same time, the tech sector is getting sold with equal force in a profit-taking exercise that could deliver a period of under-performance for the sector’s lower-priced issues. June’s biotechnology picks drew strong buying interest, led by ImmunoGen, Inc.’s 48% advance to a 52-week high. Small China stocks also posted strength, as China Commercial Credit, Inc. gained close to 35%. China Commercial Credit and June’s three biotech picks return to the July top penny stock list, joined by six new penny stocks. 1. ImmunoGen Inc. (IMGN) Source: Investopedia ImmunoGen, a provider of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) for the treatment of cancer, jumped from number four in June to the top spot in July. The stock posted a 12-year high at $20.25 in 2013 and sold off to $5.34 in December 2014. A recovery in 2015 stalled less than a point below the prior peak, creating a decline that continued into an 18-year low at $1.51 in November 2016. Buyers took over in 2017, generating an uptick that reversed at the 2014 resistance approximately three weeks ago. In June, the stock broke out and made the top 10 list for the first time. It could end up in the $8.00 to $10.00 price zone. ImmunoGen creates targeted cancer therapeutics using its proprietary ADC technology. The company’s candidate, mirvetuximab soravtansine, is in a Phase 3 trial for an ovarian cancer, and is in Phase 1b/2 testing in combination regimens for earlier-stage disease. The technology is used in Roche’s Kadcyla, in three other clinical-stage ImmunoGen product candidates, and in programs in development by Amgen, Bayer, Biotest, CytomX, Lilly, Novartis, Sanofi and Takeda. 2. China Commercial Credit, Inc. (CCCR) Source: Investopedia China Commercial Credit Inc. (CCCR), which provides business loans and loan guarantee services to small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs), farmers and individuals in China’s Jiangsu Province, jumped from number five in June to second place in July. The company went public on the U.S. exchanges at $6.50 in August 2013. The stock experienced a downtrend that bottomed out at 25 cents in February 2016 and began an upward trend that stalled at $3.20 in September. The stock hit a higher low in March 2017 before recovering, testing the 2016 high. A breakout should bring broad buying interest that could support a continued upside that could double the price by year’s end. The company was founded in 2008 and provides business loans and loan guarantee services to small-to-medium enterprises, farmers and individuals in China’s Jiangsu Province. 3. CymaBay Therapeutics, Inc. (CBAY) Source: Investopedia CymaBay Therapeutics Inc. (CBAY), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to treat specialty and orphan diseases, returns from the June list, where it ranked number 9. The stock rallied to an all-time high at $13.78 in February 2015, then suffered a steep downtrend that continued into the first quarter of 2016. The stock then dropped to an all-time low at 82 cents before bouncing to $3.04 in April, a yearly high, ahead of a pullback that continued into the November low at $1.15. The stock broke above the 2016 high in February 2017, reaching a two-year high at $4.81. Net loss for the 2017 first quarter was $5.4 million, or ($0.20) per diluted share, compared to $6.8 million, or ($0.29) per diluted share in the first quarter of 2016. Net loss in the 2017 first quarter was $1.4 million lower compared to the prior year period, primarily due to the recognition of collaboration revenue in 2017. The rally has now reached a two-year high, attracting buying interest that could move into double digits. 4. Peiris Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (PIRS) Source: Investopedia Pieris Pharmaceuticals Inc., a, clinical-stage biotechnology company committed to providing solutions for oncology, respiratory disease and other therapeutic areas, moved from June’s 7th spot to July’s 4th spot. The stock launched on the OTC market in 2014, trading between $2.00 and $4.25 before falling to $1.26 in January 2016. It ground sideways through November, then tested the first-quarter low ahead of a January 2017 breakaway gap that has drawn steady buying interest. The rally gathered momentum in early May after announcing a partnership with AstraZeneca PLC and is currently testing the 2015 high, the all-time high. The company’s product includes immuno-oncology multi-specifics tailored for the tumor microenvironment, an inhaled Anticalin protein to treat uncontrolled asthma as well as a half-life-optimized Anticalin protein to treat anemia. Anticalin proteins, proprietary to Pieris, are a class of therapeutics validated in the clinic and partnerships with pharmaceutical companies. Anticalin is a registered trademark of Pieris. 5. 22nd Century Group, Inc. (XXII) Source: Investopedia 22nd Century Group, Inc. (XXII), a plant biotechnology company that is a provider of tobacco harm reduction and development of proprietary hemp/cannabis strains, broke out above multi-year resistance near $1.50 in 2013, rallying to a record high a few months later at $6.36. The stock then began a persistent decline through August 2015 before finding support at 56 cents, followed by a bounce to $1.75. The stock has traded within those boundaries for 22-months, bouncing at support three times and reversing at resistance in equal measure. The price returned to that level a fourth time, improving odds for a breakout that could double the price in the year’s second half. 22nd Century Group is a plant biotechnology company focused on genetic engineering and plant breeding that allows the increase or decrease of the level of nicotine in tobacco plants and the level of cannabinoids in cannabis plants. The company’s main goal in tobacco is to reduce the harm caused by smoking. The main goal in cannabis is to develop proprietary hemp/cannabis strains for new medicines and agricultural crops. The stock last month joined the Russell Microcap Index, when FTSE Russell reconstituted its U.S. and global equity indexes. Membership in the Russell Microcap Index means automatic inclusion in the appropriate growth and value style indexes. FTSE Russell determines membership for its Russell indexes primarily by objective, market-capitalization rankings and style attributes. 6. Corindus Vascular Robotics, Inc. (CVRS) Source: Investopedia Corindus Vascular Robotics, Inc. (CVRS), a developer of precision vascular robotics, returned to the national market in 2015 following a trading halt, topping out around $4.50 and starting a decline that continued to reach new lows in January 2017 when it bottomed at around 40 cents. Since that time, the price activity has been constructive, with high volume rally bursts moving the stock into 2016 resistance at $1.75. The bullish behavior has created a cup and handle basing pattern that points to an uptrend into the 2015 high following a breakout. Revenue for the first quarter of 2017 was $0.8 million compared to $1.1 million for the same period in the prior year. The decrease is due mainly to the deferral of system revenue associated with a future obligation to upgrade multiple customer units from the company’s CorPath 200 System to the CorPath GRX System. The company installed three new CorPath Systems in the first quarter of 2017, increasing its total installed base to 48 CorPath Systems. Gross loss was $1.1 million for the 2017 first quarter, compared to a gross profit of $0.03 million for the 2016 first quarter. The cost of revenues for the first 2017 quarter continued to include the effect of under-utilization of production facilities and the cost of CorPath GRX System upgrades that installed pursuant to pre-existing contractual arrangements. The company continues to expect the full year 2017 revenue to be in the range of $13. 7. RADA Electronic Industries, Ltd. (RADA) Source: Investopedia RADA Electronic Industries, Ltd. (RADA), a defense electronics system of advanced electronic systems for airborne and land applications, fell into a multi-decade decline after it joined the Nasdaq in the 1990s. The stock ground out a series of lower highs and lows through January 2016’s all-time 54-cent low. The stock spent 16 months moving sideways in a narrow basing pattern before turning higher in May 2017 and rallying back to 2016 resistance at $1.78. The bullish activity completed a cup and handle breakout pattern that could point to a fast rally into the August 2015 gap between $3.70 and $2.50. Revenues totaled $4.7 million in the 2017 first quarter, up 91% compared to revenues of $2.5 million in the first quarter of 2016. Gross profit totaled $1.7 million in the first 2017 quarter of 2017, a gross margin of 35.7%, compared to gross profit of $6,000 (gross margin of 0.2%) in the 2016 first quarter. Operating income was $0.4 million in the first 2017 quarter compared to an operating loss of $1 million in the 2016 first quarter. Net income attributable to RADA’s shareholders in the 2017 first quarter was $0.4 million, $0.02 per share, versus a net loss of $1.8 million, or $0.23 per share, in the 2016 first quarter. 8. ChromaDex, Corp. (CDXC) Source: Investopedia ChromaDex, Corp. (CDXC), a provider of proprietary health, wellness and nutritional ingredients, that creates science-based solutions to dietary supplement, food and beverage, skin care, sports nutrition and pharmaceutical products, went public in April 2016 at $4.70. The stock rallied to an all-time high at $6.18 in May, then fell one month later to $2.46 in a single session, eventually posting a lower December low. It tested that support level in April 2017, then turned sharply higher, now testing 2017 resistance at $3.80. A breakout could point to a significant upside, taking the stock back to last year’s high. For the first quarter of 2017, ChromaDex reported net sales of $4.4 million, a decrease of 39% compared to the same period of 2016, due mainly to decreased sales in its ingredients business segment, as a result of dropping its largest customer for fiscal year 2016. The ingredients segment created net sales of $2.1 million for Q1 2017, a decline of 55%, compared to the same 2016 period. The net loss attributable to common stock holders for Q1 2017 was $1.9 million or ($0.05) per share versus a net income of $0.3 million or $0.01 per share for Q1 2016. In May, the company announced the closing of the $16.4 million second tranche of the strategic investment of up to $25 million led by Hong Kong business leader Li Ka-shing. Li Ka-shing has invested in many innovative companies in the last decade, including Facebook, Spotify, DeepMind, Siri, Impossible Foods and Modern Meadow. The new investment will support future ChromaDex developments in the global marketplace. The $16.4 million second tranche follows an initial $3.5 million tranche that closed on April 27, 2017. 9. Safe Bulkers, Inc. (SB) Source: Investopedia Safe Bulkers, Inc. (SB), a player in the hot and cold dry bulk shipping sector, topped out at $11.48 in March 2014, then entered a downtrend reaching an all-time low at 30 cents in January 2016. A recovery wave in November stalled at $2.38, followed by sideways action that has completed a small-scale cup and handle breakout pattern. A buying spike over $2.60 can be expected to set the upside into action, supporting a rally that could surpass $5.00. The company declared a cash dividend of $0.50 per share on its 8.00% Series B, Series C and Series D Cumulative Redeemable Perpetual Preferred Shares for the period from April 30, 2017 to July 29, 2017. This is the 16th consecutive cash dividend declared on the company’s Series B Preferred Shares, the 13th cash dividend declared on its Series C Preferred Shares and the 12th cash dividend declared on its Series D Preferred Shares since their respective commencement of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. 10. Ballard Power Systems, Inc. (BLDP) Source: Investopedia Ballard Power Systems, Inc. (BLDP) is a provider of clean energy products that reduce customer costs and risks, and helps customers solve challenges in their fuel cell programs. The stock reached an all-time high at $144.95 in 2000 before falling into a downtrend lasting more than 12 years, sending the stock to an all-time low at 56 cents. A 2013 upward trend continued through 2014, hitting an 8-year high at $8.38, followed by a correction that’s now returned to 2015 resistance at $3.10. A breakout could catch fire, pushing the stock to a test of its 2014 high. Total revenue was $22.7 million in the quarter, an increase of 39% from growth in both power products and technology solutions. Gross margin was 42% in the quarter, an improvement of 22 points due to a shift in product mix toward higher margin technology solutions and heavy duty motive for the China market, including the establishment of a production line in Yunfu, China for the manufacture and assembly of FCvelocity-9SSL fuel cell stacks. Cash operating costs were $10 million in the quarter, a 6% increase due to higher research and product development expenditures as well as a stronger Canadian dollar relative to the U.S. dollar, since a significant amount of cost is denominated in Canadian dollars. Low-priced biotech stocks have risen following a long slumber, with steady buying interest likely to continue. 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