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Breaking: An Entirely New Type of Quantum Computing Has Been Invented

"It's amazing no one had thought of it before."<p>Australian researchers have designed a new type of qubit - the building block of quantum computers - …

Quantum Computing

The Very Strange—And Fascinating— Ideas Behind Quantum Computing

IBM has been working on a new quantum computer that can dominate the industry for decades to come. If that sounds incredible, wait till you hear the …

"Impossible" Physics: JPL Scientists Are Exploring Quantum Entanglement

Quantum Mechanics<p>It’s possible for particles to be so intimately linked that, even when separated at a vast distance, a change to one particle can …

Quantum Physics

Meet the Next Generation of Boston Dynamics' Bipedal ATLAS Robot

GOOGLE’S GRAND EXPERIMENT WITH ROBOTS<p>Part of the reason why Google has reorganized itself into Alphabet is to allow the Silicon Valley tech giant to …

Robotics

Scientists Are Using Algae DNA To Restore Sight To The Blind

FROM MICE TO OUR EYES<p>Optogenetics has helped researchers observe how the brain works inside animals by making the nerve cells sensitive to light, …

Algae

Nanoparticle-enhanced metals could radically change cars

Scientists at UCLA have found a new way to inject silicon carbide nanoparticles into a molten alloy of magnesium and zinc, resulting a metal nanocomposite that demonstrates "record levels" of stiffness-to-weight and specific strength, and "superior stability" at high temperatures. Magnesium is …

Nanotech

Physicists Think They've Figured Out How to Retrieve Information From a Black Hole

Wow.<p>Physicists in the US think they've solved one of the biggest mysteries around black holes: how to retrieve information from them.<p>The gravity …

Quantum Physics

Curious AI Wants To Make The Singularity A Reality

Over the last few years tech companies both large and small have developed programs that can “dream”; and understand and process information; and even write articles; but nothing has come close to the holy grail of artificial intelligence — developing software that can learn independently.<p>At least, …

Artificial Intelligence

After 85-year search, massless particle with promise for next-generation electronics discovered

An international team led by Princeton University scientists has discovered an elusive massless particle theorized 85 years ago. The particle could …

IBM starts testing AI software that mimics the human brain

We haven't talked about Numenta since an HP exec left to join the company in 2011, because, well, it's been keeping a pretty low-profile existence. Now, a big name tech corp is reigniting interest in the company and its artificial intelligence software. According to <i>MIT's Technology Review</i>, IBM has …

A new micro-robotic technique for 3D-printing tissues | Kurzweil

Two-dimensional micro-robotic coding of hydrogels for bioprinting (credit: S. Tasoglu et al., Nature Communications)<p>A new magnetic micro-robotic …

DNA-origami nanotubes self-align with self-organized nanoscale patterns to create nanoelectronic circuits | Kurzweil

A nanoscale ripple pattern on a silicon surface appears spontaneously during ion irradiation (credit: HZDR)<p>As we start to reach physical limits, one …

First single-molecule LED | Kurzweil

Artist impression of electroluminescence in a single polythiophene molecular wire (credit: Guillaume Schull, IPCMS (CNRS/Université de Strasbourg)<p>The …

New brain scanning technique can visualize your imagination - ExtremeTech

By on August 21, 2013 at 3:41 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>This week a team of Dutch …

NASA discusses its warp drive research, prepares to create a warp bubble in the lab - ExtremeTech

By on August 20, 2013 at 1:29 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Late last year, it emerged that a …

Space Travel

We Can Now Print Ultrafast Graphene Chips for Flexible Electronics

Futurists are always talking about how flexible electronics will change our lives in amazing ways, but we've yet to see anything mind-blowing come to …