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Self-erasing chips could help stop counterfeit electronics

Self-erasing chips could help stop counterfeit electronics or provide alerts if sensitive shipments are tampered with, researchers report. The chips rely on a new material...

Your personal data is the currency of the digital age

The commodification of the internet in the early 1990s brought western societies into the digital age and has changed the way consumers interact with...

5G wireless may lead to inaccurate weather forecasts

Upcoming 5G wireless networks that will provide faster cell phone service may lead to inaccurate weather forecasts, according to a Rutgers study on a...

New AI could detect fentanyl and derivatives remotely

To help keep first responders safe, scientists have developed an artificial intelligence method that not only rapidly and remotely detects the powerful drug fentanyl,...

Cosmic rays may soon hinder quantum computing

An MIT study reports that incoming cosmic rays may limit qubit performance, impeding progress in quantum computing. The practicality of quantum computing hangs on the...

New AI is 1,000 times more energy efficient than existing AI system

Extremely energy-efficient artificial intelligence is now closer to reality after a study by UCL researchers found a way to improve the accuracy of a...

New world record internet speed reaches 178 terabits per second

Engineers at University College London have achieved the world's fastest internet data transmission rate. The new world record internet speed is a fifth faster than...

Selfies could help detect heart disease, new study shows

In a new study, researchers found that sending a "selfie" to the doctor could be a cheap and simple way of detecting heart disease. The...

Scientists find way to make quantum states last 10,000 times longer

If we can harness it, quantum technology promises fantastic new possibilities. But first, scientists need to coax quantum systems to stay yoked for longer than...

Yale physicists create an error-correcting cat for quantum computers

Yale physicists have developed an error-correcting cat -- a new device that combines the Schrödinger's cat concept of superposition (a physical system existing in...