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Future Computers Could Rewire Themselves


Nanomaterial

By controlling how the ions (blue) are distributed, it is possible to "steer" current flowsand change the properties of a particular component.

Northwestern University

Future microchips may have only one type of component, capable of rewiring itself to do different jobs. Researchers from Northwestern University in the U.S. have developed a material that can radically change its electronic properties.

From BBC News
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