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February 2013


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Computer Science Part of English Baccalaureate

Computer Science Part of English Baccalaureate

Britain is adding computer science to its English Baccalaureate (EBacc), and will count the subject as a science option toward the qualification.  A panel of technology experts called for the inclusion of computer science in…


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Wanted: 40 Trillion Gigabytes of Open Storage, Stat!

Wanted: 40 Trillion Gigabytes of Open Storage, Stat!

IDC predicts a 50-fold increase in the total amount of digitally stored data between 2010 and 2020, which means that by the end of the decade the world's data footprint will reach 40 trillion gigabytes.  


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3-D Microchip Created

3-D Microchip Created

University of Cambridge researchers have developed a type of microchip based on spintronics that allows information to travel in three dimensions.  


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Bandwidth-Sharing App Brings Connectivity to All

Bandwidth-Sharing App Brings Connectivity to All

Eyal Toledano of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has developed AirMobs, an app that would allow smartphone owners to share their mobile Internet connections, enabling others around them to avoid roaming charges and…


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Nasa's Cassini Watches Storm Choke on Its Own Tail

Nasa's Cassini Watches Storm Choke on Its Own Tail

Call it a Saturnian version of the Ouroboros, the mythical serpent that bites its own tail.


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A New Model For Healthcare

A New Model For Healthcare

Computer modeling is radically redefining healthcare and epidemiology by providing new tools for understanding the impact of different intervention strategies.


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Life in Simulation

Life in Simulation

Computational models are tackling the complexity of biology, from single-celled microbes to human organs.


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Revving the Rover

Revving the Rover

The new Mars rover has attracted plenty of attention for its planetary gymnastics, but the big breakthroughs are under the hood.

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