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Simulating 1 second of real brain activity takes 40 minutes and 83K processors

Advertisement<p>32 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / StudioSmart<p>A team of Japanese and German researchers have carried out the largest-ever simulation of …

The Grand Challenge of Quantum Computing

One of the reasons it’s so difficult to make a quantum computer, and one of the reasons I'm a little skeptical at the moment, is the reason the …

Diamond Crystals Could Create a Quantum Computer Internet

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>Based on recent findings, scientists in the Netherlands believe that diamond crystals may one day form what amounts to …

Twizy Renault Sport F1 Concept: When EVs go race-car crazy

Of everything we could’ve said after driving Renault’s bonkers Twizy EV, “fast” probably wouldn’t have been included. Turns out, we just needed to …

Scientists see three promising blips in underground dark matter search

Three potential signatures of exotic dark matter particles have been found hidden in the readings from an underground lab in Minnesota — and although the results are too tentative to be classified as a discovery, scientists say they provide promising new clues to the solution of a decades-old …

Google says first Glass Explorer Edition units ready, releases spec details and MyGlass app

This ordinary Monday night has turned into a pretty big deal for anyone interested in Google Glass, as the search company has unleashed a motherlode …

Peter Higgs: Behind the scenes at the Universe

<b>Here's something to inspire every late developer: Peter Higgs didn't win a prize for physics until he was 52.</b><p>Mind you, by then he'd come up with an idea that changed the Universe - or at least how we look at it.<p>He set out to explain not just why we are here, but why everything is here.<p>The dominant …

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OS X Code Reveals Apple's Plans For Super-Fast Wi-Fi

With the OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4 beta release currently in the hands of developers, some of the more eagle-eyed nerds have noticed references to …

Google Glass infographic – how it works

If, like me, you’ve been trying to figure out just how Google Glass works then you’ll definitely want to check out this insightful infographic created by Martin Missfeldt. The infographic is a handy, albeit brief glimpse at the hardware setup, including camera, microphone, and speaker locations, …

Google Glass

Microwaved Water — See What It Does to Plants

<b>Claim:</b> Experiment proves water that has been boiled in a microwave oven is harmful to plants.<p><b>FALSE</b><p><b>Example:</b> <i>[Collected via e-mail, 2006]</i><p><b>Microwaved</b> …

7 Incredible Uses For Nanocellulose

The world's hottest new supermaterial isn't as fancy as you might think; it's produced by feeding wood pulp to algae. The result, nanocellulose, is …

Farming Nemo: How Aquaculture Will Feed Nine Billion Hungry People

Shrimp fountains don't grow on trees, you know -- nor do Ahi Tuna steaks, Fish McBites or fried calamari. But that hasn't stopped an increasingly …

Monster Machines: Next-Gen Fighter Jets Could Be A New Kind Of Bulletproof

The F-35 Lightning and F-22 Raptor fifth generation fighters are among the most technologically advanced aircraft in history, but the fact that …

New DNA-Based Transistor Brings Us One Step Closer To True Human Computers

The increasingly ambiguous divide between man and machine just got blurred that much more with Stanford's recent announcement: scientists have …

Another (Small) Step Closer to Invisibility Cloaks

Researchers at the University of Texas have taken us one step closer to invisibility. A team created a 0.15mm-thin sheet that can hide a 7-inch tall …

After Quantum Computers, Quark-Scale Computers

<b>What's the Latest Development?</b><p>Seth Lloyd, professor of mechanical engineering at MIT, has devoted his professional career to making smaller …

Weber Faster One – the world's fastest street-legal sports car?

Weber claims the F1 is capable of a maximum speed of "over 400 km/h" (248 mph), which is nothing to sneeze at, but is a little too vague to claim …

Apple To Launch 4K Ultra HD TV With Voice & Motion Control In Early 2014 [Rumor]

Apple is gearing up to send its much-anticipated “iTV” into mass production during the second half of this year, according to sources in the Cupertino company’s supply chain, who have been speaking to <i>DigiTimes</i>. The set will reportedly boast a 4K “Ultra HD” display with a 3840×2160 resolution, and …