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Memory transferred between snails

Study of California sea hare demonstrates memory transfer via RNA<p>Memories can be transferred between organisms by extracting ribonucleic acid (RNA) …

This is the first 7nm GPU, equipped with 32GB of memory

Targeting deep learning applications first, but eventually coming to gaming rigs as well<p>Like any good nerd, AMD likes numbers. After outgunning Intel’s 28-core CPU announcement with its own 32-core Threadripper, AMD this morning also took a major step forward by demonstrating the world’s first 7nm …

Machine Learning

Now playing: a movie you control with your mind - MIT Technology Review

Usually when you watch a film, you sit back in your chair, eyes trained on a screen, as the story unfolds. It’s a lot different when you watch one of …

Time Travel

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

Researchers find a new material for quantum computing

Rumors of commercial quantum computing systems have been coming hot and heavy these past few years but there are still a number of issues to work out in the technology. For example, researchers at the Moscow Institute Of Physics And Technology have begun using silicon carbine to create a system to …

IBM has created a computer smaller than a grain of salt

If there's one downside to powerful computers, it's that they're too damn big.<p>Luckily, that's about to change. At least, if IBM has anything to say …

Nuclear fusion on brink of being realised, say MIT scientists

Carbon-free fusion power could be ‘on the grid in 15 years’<p>The dream of nuclear fusion is on the brink of being realised, according to a major new US initiative that says it will put fusion power on the grid within 15 years.<p>The project, a collaboration between scientists at MIT and a private …

Physics

Look, no lithium! First rechargeable proton battery created

Scientists have created the world’s first rechargeable proton battery, a crucial step towards cheaper and more environmentally-friendly energy storage.<p>While the battery is just a small-scale prototype, it has the potential to be competitive with currently available lithium-ion batteries.<p>The …

Clean Energy

Intel just put a quantum computer on a silicon chip

Dutch quantum computing company QuTech, in conjunction with chip-maker Intel, yesterday unveiled a programmable two-qubit quantum computer running on a silicon chip.<p>Quantum computers are supposed to be capable of doing things no “classical” computer could possibly accomplish, such as complex …

Quantum Physics

New quantum machines make first discoveries

Two teams of physicists have built the largest controlled quantum simulators yet, which allowed them to determine how matter can behave at the …

Physicists Just Invented an Essential Component Needed For Quantum Computers

They're using a new state of matter for this.<p>In 2016, the Nobel Prize in Physics went to three British scientists for their work on superconductors …

Samsung's 'graphene balls' could make phone batteries last longer and charge faster

While modern smartphones can make those from 15 years ago look like something from the Flintstones, classic handsets were able to boast extensive …

Scientists have used cells as a recording device for the first time

For the first time, scientists have used a cell to record what happens in the world around it. They were able to retrieve the information and read it …

The PC BIOS will be killed off by 2020 as Intel plans move to pure UEFI

The ability to boot DOS and other legacy relics is going to disappear.<p>Speaking at UEFI Plugfest, a hardware interoperability testing event held by …

Linux

A new ‘electric highway’ is going to connect Europe from Norway to Italy

A few days after announcing its massive electric vehicle charging infrastructure expansion, European electric utility E.ON elaborated on its actual plan to rollout charging stations across Europe – including an ‘electric highway’ of ‘ultra-fast charging stations’ that will connect Norway to …

Electric Vehicles

Intel to ship new Nervana Neural Network Processor by end of 2017

This morning at the WSJ’s D.Live event, Intel formally unveiled its Nervana Neural Network Processor (NNP) family of chips designed for machine learning use cases. Intel has previously alluded to these chips using the pre-launch name Lake Crest.<p>The technology underlying the chips is heavily tied to …

Deep Learning

Here's what quantum computing is and why it matters

Researchers for IBM, Google, Intel, and others are in a fantastic scientific arms race to build a commercially viable quantum computer. They already exist in laboratories, and we’re only a few years away from the beginning of what may turn out to be an entire shift in how we think about computing.<p>A …

First-Ever Evidence of Strange Bouncing Light Particles Has Been Caught in The LHC

The particle collider delivers again! ?<p>Light is pretty awesome. It's made of subatomic particles called photons, which also behave like waves. It's …

Chinese Scientists Teleport First Object from Earth to Space

In a major breakthrough, scientists in China announced yesterday that they have successfully teleported a photon, or light particle, from the ground …

How Self-Driving Cars Work, and When They'll Get Real - ExtremeTech

How Self-Driving Cars Work, and When They’ll Get Real<p>By on July 11, 2017 at 11:35 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this …

Robot CEO: Your next boss could run on code

A report shown at the 2016 World Economic Forum in January says millions of jobs will be lost to robots in the next few years. When thinking about who is most vulnerable, factory workers, drivers, and pilots come to mind. Surely the jobs requiring a human touch, such as artists, entertainers, and …

Employment

Best of Appliances in 2013

We love our coffee! Period. Of all the innovative cook-tops, washing machines and cleaners, the java maker has won the competition hands down. Three …

The little ARMgine that couldn't: Calxeda shuts down, ceases operation - ExtremeTech

The little ARMgine that couldn’t: Calxeda shuts down, ceases operation<p>By on December 20, 2013 at 7:08 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from …

Turnabout is fair play: Bitcoins mined with Adafruit's miner used to buy Adafruit products

When Adafruit Industries, a leader in open-source hardware manufacturing, published a Bitcoin mining tutorial last summer, helping people mine the controversial digital currency to purchase Adafruit products was not the goal.<p>"We didn't think about that at all," said Phil Torrone, Adafruit's …

TWIN: A Bench With Social Character

TWIN is a modular bench designed by Andrea Rekalidis that can easily transform into different configurations depending on your style and use. Besides …

This handheld device helps you lose weight by detecting acetone levels in your breath

Determining whether that three-mile run or the 8-minute abs session helped trim more pounds is difficult to measure for most diet-conscious people, …

New technique to print ink-based electrical circuitry using a desktop printer

Researchers at Georgia Tech have developed a new technique to print advanced, ink-based electrical circuitry on a desktop printer. Using about US$300 …

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Design

Articles about 8 great modern interiors japan on Dwell.com - Dwell

It's no surprise that the most unique mailboxes came from the bygone era of Cadillacs, colorful toasters, atomic clocks, and...<p>Sweeping up is a crummy job, but someone’s got to do it. Luckily, these eight vacuum cleaners are here to help you eliminate even...<p>These modern gems are slated for …

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