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Reinventing the Computer With Brain-Inspired Neuromorphic Computing
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Reinventing the Computer With Brain-Inspired Neuromorphic Computing

Brain-inspired neuromorphic computing paves the way forward with new directions in computing hardware, algorithms, architectures, and materials.

UVM, Tufts Team Builds 'Living' Robots
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UVM, Tufts Team Builds 'Living' Robots

A team from the University of Vermont and Tufts University has repurposed living cells from frog embryos and assembled them into millimeter-wide life-forms called...

Brain-Like Device May Forecast Future of Computer Technology
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Brain-Like Device May Forecast Future of Computer Technology

Researchers at UCLA and Japan's National Institute for Materials Science say their work may revolutionize modern computers.

Scientists See Useful Defects In Potential New Semiconductor
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Scientists See Useful Defects In Potential New Semiconductor

A research team has reported seeing atomic scale defects in beta gallium oxide that could be useful in the way the semiconductor is deployed and functions.

Thermodynamics Could Be the Future of Computing, Researchers Say
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Thermodynamics Could Be the Future of Computing, Researchers Say

As Moore's Law reaches its limits, thermodynamic computing might prove to be the future of the field, says a new report from an international team of 38 researchers...

Supercomputers Model the Universe's Building Blocks
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Supercomputers Model the Universe's Building Blocks

Physicist Gaute Hagen uses Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Summit supercomputer to run advanced models of atomic nuclei to study their structures and interactions...

Using Light to Speed Up Computation
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Using Light to Speed Up Computation

A new type of photonic integrated circuit called a PAXEL, for photonic accelerator, shows promise for high-speed, energy-efficient computing.

Help Wanted: U.S. Government Is Seeking Advice from Quantum Computing Experts
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Help Wanted: U.S. Government Is Seeking Advice from Quantum Computing Experts

The U.S. Department of Energy is looking for experts to guide the White House and federal agencies through the weird world of quantum information science.

Scientists Discover New State of Matter
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Scientists Discover New State of Matter

A team of physicists has uncovered a new state of matter that could increase storage capabilities in electronic devices and enhance quantum computing.

Mathematician Solves Computer Science Conjecture in Two Pages
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Mathematician Solves Computer Science Conjecture in Two Pages

The sensitivity conjecture stumped many top computer scientists for decades, yet the new proof is so simple that one researcher summed it up in a single tweet. ...

Will Your Future Computer Be Made ­sing Bacteria?
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Will Your Future Computer Be Made ­sing Bacteria?

Researchers have developed a novel approach to producing graphene materials in the lab: mixing oxidized graphite with bacteria.

Cyborg-Like Microchip Powered by Living Cells
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Cyborg-Like Microchip Powered by Living Cells

Scientists at the RIKEN Center for Biosystems Dynamics Research in Japan have developed the first microchip valve powered by living cells.

How Electronic Skin Could Help People With Disabilities
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How Electronic Skin Could Help People With Disabilities

Researchers are developing wearable technology that could be used to control devices, receive information, and even register sensation.

Researchers Cast Neural Nets to Simulate Molecular Motion
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Researchers Cast Neural Nets to Simulate Molecular Motion

New work shows that machine learning allows quantum mechanics to be efficiently applied to molecular simulations for drug development, detonation physics, and other...

Theory Confirmation Leads to Breakthrough in Superconductor Science
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Theory Confirmation Leads to Breakthrough in Superconductor Science

A Harvard/Argonne team has cleared up a decades-old mystery about the reverse Hall effect in high-temperature superconductors.

Light-Matter Interaction ­nlocks Properties for Quantum Devices
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Light-Matter Interaction ­nlocks Properties for Quantum Devices

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute have come up with a way to manipulate tungsten diselenide to unlock its potential to enable smaller, more efficient...

Networking With Ghosts in the Machine . . . and Speaking Kettles
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Networking With Ghosts in the Machine . . . and Speaking Kettles

Researchers at Lancaster University conducted interviews with household objects as part of an experiment to understand users' relationship with the Internet of...

Beyond 1 and 0: Engineers Develop Potential Successor to Shrinking Transistors
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Beyond 1 and 0: Engineers Develop Potential Successor to Shrinking Transistors

A team of researchers has developed multi-value transistors that feature intermediate states between the on and off states of binary devices, allowing more operations...

Researchers Receive NSF Grant to Study Power Generation from Human Sweat
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Researchers Receive NSF Grant to Study Power Generation from Human Sweat

The U.S. National Science Foundation has awarded a $452,000 grant to engineering faculty at Binghamton University to investigate generating power from human sweat...

Engineers Create 'Lifelike' Material With Artificial Metabolism
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Engineers Create 'Lifelike' Material With Artificial Metabolism

Engineers have constructed a DNA material with capabilities of metabolism, self-assembly, and organization—three key traits of life.
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