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Using the unpredictable nature of quantum mechanics to generate truly random numbers

A team of researchers from the U.K., Germany and Russia has used the unpredictable nature of quantum mechanics to create a device capable of generating truly random numbers. In their paper published in the journal Physical Review Letters, the group d.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgJan 22nd, 2021

Social distancing in nature

Forager ants do it, vampire bats do it, guppies do it, and mandrills do it. Long before humans learned about and started "social distancing due to COVID-19," animals in nature intuitively practiced social distancing when one of their own became sick......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News14 min. ago

"Egg carton" quantum dot array could lead to ultralow power devices

A new path toward sending and receiving information with single photons of light has been discovered by an international team of researchers led by the University of Michigan......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated News3 hr. 14 min. ago

Marjan van Aubel creates indoor solar light to usher in "solar democracy"

Dutch designer Marjan van Aubel has developed a self-sufficient solar lamp that is designed to be hung in front of windows so it can generate its own energy. Read more Dutch designer Marjan van Aubel has developed a self-sufficient solar lam.....»»

Category: topSource:  marketingvoxRelated News8 hr. 14 min. ago

Hopin confirms $400M raise at $5.65B valuation

This morning Hopin, a virtual events platform and video-focused software service, announced that it has closed a $400 million Series C. The new capital values Hopin at $5.65 billion. Both numbers match prior TechCrunch reporting that the company was.....»»

Category: gadgetSource:  techcrunchRelated News8 hr. 46 min. ago

2D video to 3D faces: Facing down a key challenge in VR

Smartphone input can now generate photorealistically lit and shadowed 3D human faces, viewed from any angle Creating a virtual experience that’s as close to real life as possible is one of virtual reality’s (VR’s) ultimate goals, as compa.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated News14 hr. 14 min. ago

QaaS ecosystem emerging

Some public cloud platform operators have recently launched QaaS (Quantum as a Service) business, seeking synergies between software and hardware suppliers and enterprise users - a move which will help explore potential applications and accelerate th.....»»

Category: itSource:  digitimesRelated News16 hr. 46 min. ago

Nature: New compound for male contraceptive pill

In a new article spells out an innovative strategy that has led to the discovery of a natural compound as a safe, effective and reversible male contraceptive agent in pre-clinical animal models. Despite tremendous efforts over the past decades, the p.....»»

Category: biomedSource:  sciencedailyRelated News18 hr. 14 min. ago

New search engine for single cell atlases

A new software tool allows researchers to quickly query datasets generated from single-cell sequencing. Users can identify which cell types any combination of genes are active in. Published in Nature Methods on 1st March, the open-access 'scfind' sof.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Researchers investigate "imaginary part" in quantum resource theory

Recently, a research team led by academician Guo Guangcan from CAS Key Laboratory of Quantum Information of the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) of CAS, has made important progress in quantum information theory. Prof. Li Chuanfeng.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Humans control majority of freshwater ebb and flow on Earth, study finds

Humans have made a remarkable impact on the planet, from clearing forests for agriculture and urbanization to altering the chemistry of the atmosphere with fossil fuels. Now, a new study in the journal Nature reveals for the first time the extent of.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Heat-free optical switch would enable optical quantum computing chips

In a potential boost for quantum computing and communication, a European research collaboration reported a new method of controlling and manipulating single photons without generating heat. The solution makes it possible to integrate optical switches.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

U.S. needs to double its tree nursery production, according to new study

In order to realize the full potential of reforestation in the United States, the nation's tree nurseries need to increase seedling production by an additional 1.7 billion each year, a 2.4-fold increase over current nursery production. These numbers,.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Researchers realize quantum communications milestone using light

Few terms are more ubiquitous in the scientific arena these days than "quantum.".....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

‘Flying taxi’ startup Volocopter picks up another $241M, says service is now two years out

In a year where mass transit on airplanes, trains and buses has had lower traveler numbers in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, one of the startups hoping to pioneer a totally new approach to getting individuals from A to B — flying taxis R.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Quantum Computing Makes Inroads Towards Pharma

Pharma giants and computing titans increasingly partnering on quantum computing Theoretically, quantum computers can prove more powerful than any supercomputer. And recent moves from computer giants such as Google and pharmaceutical titans.....»»

Category: Source:  ieeeRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Create a handbook and integrate AI to onboard remote employees

As businesses continue to grapple with this new reality, they must remember the crucial nature of the onboarding process. If they get that right, it will breed trust, information sharing and collaboration, and the organization will see their systems.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Movie: My Octopus Teacher

After my blog post Book: The Soul of an Octopus I received a flurry of emails telling me I needed to watch the movie My Octopus Teacher on Netflix. I watched it last night and it was beautiful. I’m fascinated by which blog posts generate email.....»»

Category: financeSource:  feldRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Samsung updates Odyssey G9 gaming monitor with Quantum mini-LED tech

Samsung's Odyssey G9 monitor gets a Quantum mini-LED upgrade this year, and the company also introduced a digital whiteboard for collaboration......»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

Photon-photon polaritons: the intriguing particles that emerge when two photons couple

Scientists at the University of Bath in the UK have found a way to bind together two photons of different colors, paving the way for important advancements in quantum-electrodynamics—the field of science that describes how light and matter interact.....»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021

A quantum internet is closer to reality, thanks to this switch

When quantum computers become more powerful and widespread, they will need a robust quantum internet to communicate......»»

Category: topSource:  physorgRelated NewsMar 2nd, 2021