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September 29, 2020

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Infinitesimally low levels of radiation, such as from incoming cosmic rays, may soon stymie progress in ...

Teleportation: Important Step in Improving Quantum Computing

Researchers are exploring new ways of creating quantum-mechanical interactions between distant electrons. The research marks an important advance in quantum ...

Engineers Put Tens of Thousands of Artificial Brain Synapses on a Single Chip

Engineers have designed a 'brain-on-a-chip,' smaller than a piece of confetti, that is made from tens of thousands of artificial brain synapses known ...

Artificial Intelligence Yields New Antibiotic

Using a machine-learning algorithm, researchers have identified a powerful new antibiotic compound. In laboratory tests, the drug killed many of the world's most problematic disease-causing bacteria, ...
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Study Reveals Design Flaws of Chatbot-Based Symptom-Checker Apps

Millions of people turn to their mobile devices when seeking medical advice. They're able to share their symptoms and receive potential diagnoses through chatbot-based symptom-checker (CSC) ...

Spin Clean-Up Method Brings Practical Quantum Computers Closer to Reality

Researchers create a quantum algorithm that removes spin contaminants while making chemical calculations on quantum computers. This allows for predictions of electronic and molecular behavior with ...

Metal Wires of Carbon Complete Toolbox for Carbon-Based Computers

Carbon-based computers have the potential to be a lot faster and much more energy efficient than silicon-based computers, but 2D graphene and carbon nanotubes have proved challenging to turn into the ...

New Possibilities for Working With Quantum Information

The spin of particles can be manipulated by a magnetic field. This principle is the basic idea behind magnetic resonance imaging as used in hospitals. A surprising effect has now been discovered in ...

A Question of Reality

Physicists have published a review that explores Bell's inequalities and his concepts of reality and explains their relevance to quantum information and its ...

Remote Neuropsychology Tests for Children Shown Effective, Study Finds

Administering neuropsychology evaluations to children online in the comfort of their own homes is feasible and delivers results comparable to tests traditionally performed in a clinic, a new study ...

Method to Create Colloidal Diamonds Developed

The colloidal diamond could make light waves as useful as electrons in computing, and hold promise for a host of other applications. Researchers have devised a new process for the reliable ...

Meditation for Mind-Control

Scientists have discovered that mindful meditation can help subjects learn and improve the ability to mind-control brain computer interfaces ...

Controlling Ultrastrong Light-Matter Coupling at Room Temperature

Physicists have managed to achieve ultrastrong coupling between light and matter at room temperature. The discovery is of importance for fundamental research and might pave the way for advances ...

When Does a Second COVID-19 Surge End? Look at the Data

Using data from all 50 U.S. states plus the District of Columbia, two mathematicians have developed a new method to analyze COVD-19 rates to help policymakers identify demonstrable turning points in ...

Parylene Photonics Enable Future Optical Biointerfaces

Scientists have invented an optical platform that will likely become the new standard in optical biointerfaces. They labeled this new field of optical technology 'Parylene ...

Who's Tweeting About Scientific Research? And Why?

Although Twitter is best known for its role in political and cultural discourse, it has also become an increasingly vital tool for scientific communication. A new study shows that Twitter users can ...

Engineers Pre-Train AI Computers to Make Them Even More Powerful

Engineers have developed a new machine-learning method that paves the way for artificial intelligence to be used in applications that until now have been deemed too sensitive. The method, which has ...

Physicists Develop Printable Organic Transistors

Scientists have come a step closer to the vision of a broad application of flexible, printable electronics. The team has succeeded in developing powerful vertical organic transistors with two ...

New Theory Predicts Movement of Different Animals Using Sensing to Search

A research team has developed a new theory that can predict the movement of an animal's sensory organs -- such as eyes, ears and nose -- while searching for something vital to its ...

The Impact of Human Mobility on Disease Spread

Scientists have investigated the way in which human dispersal affects disease control and total extent of an infection's ...

Ecologists Confirm Alan Turing's Theory for Australian Fairy Circles

Fairy circles are one of nature's greatest enigmas and most visually stunning phenomena. Researchers have now collected detailed data to show that Alan Turing's model explains the striking ...

New Freshwater Database Tells Water Quality Story for 12K Lakes Globally

Although less than one per cent of all water in the world is freshwater, it is what we drink and use for agriculture. In other words, it's vital to human survival. Researchers have just created ...

Thin and Ultra-Fast Photodetector Sees the Full Spectrum

Researchers have developed the world's first photodetector that can see all shades of light, in a prototype device that radically shrinks one of the most fundamental elements of modern ...

Web Resources Bring New Insight Into COVID-19

Two new web resources put at researchers' fingertips information about cellular genes whose expression is affected by coronavirus infection and place these data points in the context of the ...

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