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Genetically engineered bacteria compute the route

... of applications. The second-generation bacterial computers illustrate the feasibility of extending the ... of Escherichia coli bacteria, creating bacterial computers capable of solving a classic mathematical problem ... year in the same journal to produce bacterial computers that could solve the Burnt Pancake Problem. ...

IEEE Celebrates Its 125th Anniversary Presenting Emerging, World Changing Technologies During Its 'Embracing Human Technology Interactions' Media Event

... in images and video. The end goal will allow computers to detect and recognize vehicles, humans and ... the functionality and response-rate of everyday computers and provide limitless practical applications, ... variety of areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, ...

Stanford: Quantum computing spins closer

... is that it will dramatically outshine traditional computers in tackling certain key problems: searching large ... as a superposition state. This allows quantum computers to act like a massively parallel computer in some ... problems that are almost impossible for classic computers to handle. Quantum computing can be ...

New research field promises radical advances in optical technologies

... invisibility and ultra-powerful microscopes and computers by harnessing nanotechnology and "metamaterials." ... breakthroughs includes a cloak of invisibility; computers and consumer electronics that use light instead ... the technology is reaching its limits. But computers using light instead of electronic signals to ...

In-Room Computers and Wall-Mounted Proximity Systems Computer WorkStations Deliver Increased Efficiency; Improved Patient Care

... Medical Center, the decision was made to place computers in each patient room of the 258-bed, level-2 ... medications are administered. By placing the computers in the room this validation can be done quickly ... and not to the computer," says Pfeiffer. The computers needed to be positioned to allow for the best ...

Quantum computing breakthrough arises from unknown molecule

... more realistic." The workings of traditional computers haven't changed since they were room-sized ... and 0s, to store and process information. Quantum computers would harness the strange behaviors found in quantum physics to create computers that would carry information using quantum bits, ...

Researchers bring new meaning to the term 'computer bug'

... US researchers have created living computers by genetically altering bacteria. The findings of ... to Escherichia coli bacteria, creating bacterial computers able to solve a classic mathematical puzzle, ... several potential advantages over conventional computers says lead researcher, Karmella Haynes. A single ...

The future of computing -- carbon nanotubes and superconductors to replace the silicon chip

... computer power tremendously. So-called quantum computers have become one of the hottest items in physics ... hold binary information as 1s and 0s in todays computers will be quantum bits or qubits, which can also ... of information that can be encoded in a quantum computers memory. The catch is that superpositions are ...

Researchers improve ability to write and store information on electronic devices

... without any magnetic field and may enable computers to more accurately write and store information. ... if the spin current is sufficiently high. Most computers today use dynamic random access memory, or DRAM, ... size has shrunk in each successive generation of computers in order to accommodate more memory in the same ...

Physicists pin down spin of surface atoms

... Berkeley -- Scientists who dream of shrinking computers to the nanoscale look to atomic spin as one ... a single atom, moving one step closer to quantum computers and "spintronic" devices built from nanoscale ... Review Letters. At the core of today's digital computers are billions of tiny transistor circuits that, ...

Breaking barriers with nanoscale lasers

... for using nanoscale lasers to significantly improve the performance of computers and speed up Internet access . The teams' advances in breaking through ... on a central processing unit (CPU) of a computer chip," Ning says. As computers get faster, the communication between different parts in a computer ...

Peter Zoller and Ignacio Cirac, awarded by the BBVA Foundation

... of their research is the use of the microscopic world to build quantum computers and communication systems. Their first major theoretical contribution, ... for quantum computation. In fact some small-scale prototypes of quantum computers have already been built based on the ion trap idea. In the last few ...

Eurotech Catalyst Module Awarded to Allen Organ Company From Arrow Electronics

... from Arrow Electronics. Eurotech delivers Intel Atom -based single board computers and modular systems through both direct and indirect sales channels to ... of electronic organs, creates organs that incorporate low power embedded computers for system control and advanced MIDI processing. The small form factor ...

Discovery by UC Riverside physicists could enable development of faster computers

... discovery in the lab that has potential to change how information in computers can be transported or stored. Dependent on the "spin" of electrons, a ... memory chips. Researchers believe spintronics also will make "instant-on" computers one day, as well as chips that can store and process data. ...

Escalon(R) Announces FDA 510(k) Clearance for Sonomed MASTER-VU(TM) B-Scan System

... Sonomed to market this new breakthrough instrumentation worldwide. With computers becoming standard in most ophthalmic physician offices, purchasing the ... portability for use in multiple locations. Loading the software in computers in multiple offices allows the physician to carry only the probe from ...

The next generation: nanomagnets could replace semiconductors

... integrated circuits have provided a low-cost, highly reliable way for computers to respond to a wider range of input and produce a wider range of output. ... system. Working from logic gates, which are at the heart of a computers ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, Litvinov wants to ...

New clues about a hydrogen fuel catalyst

... to construct a theoretical molecular configuration that accounted for all the data. These computationally challenging models were calculated on computers at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in Berkeley, Calif. The computer model ...

New drugs faster from natural compounds: A UC San Diego breakthrough

... from the mass spectrometers that break the cyclic peptides into smaller and smaller linear pieces. First, the authors present new algorithms that computers use to piece these peptide fragments back together in order to determine the chemical structure of a cyclic NRP. This is called "De Novo sequencing ...

Material world: Graphene's versatility promises new applications

... speculation that graphene could eventually supplant silicon as the substance of choice for computer chips, offering the prospect of ultrafast computers operating at terahertz speeds, rocketing past current gigahertz chip technology. Yet, despite encouraging progress, a thorough understanding of ...

Scientists create first electronic quantum processor

... added, Schoelkopf said, so the potential for more advanced quantum computing is enormous. But he cautions it will still be some time before quantum computers are being used to solve complex problems. "We're still far away from building a practical quantum computer, but this is a major step forward." ...

Industry Leaders Will Gather to Discuss the Future of the "Hydrogen Economy" in Washington DC

... applications where hydrogen will play a key role, such as transportation, electric power generation and mobile battery-powered devices such as laptop computers and cell phones. For more information about "Hydrogen Production and Storage 2009" or to attend, visit ...

Zvetco Biometrics Delivers a Cohesive Security System Integrating Fingerprint Biometrics with Sun Identity Management Solutions.

... desktops and networks everywhere. The Verifi P6000 is designed to facilitate government and enterprise logical access -- the protection of personal computers and electronic data to help prevent the inside threat. Further, with its state of the art capacitive sensor technology it is able to capture high ...

Nanopoint Applies CE Mark to Its cellTRAY(R) Imaging and Microfluidics Systems

... microfluidics cellTRAY device, an automated control system for dispensing nutrients/reagents, an on-stage environmental control chamber, a pre-loaded computers with software for fluidics control and image acquisition, and set of cellTRAY consumables. The CT-2000 requires the culturing of far fewer cells per ...

Hospira Announces Plans to Integrate Symbiq(R) and EndoTool(R) Technologies

... mortality (2)(3). EndoTool software can operate on a hospital's existing computer system, and is currently available for use on stand-alone personal computers or in bedside terminal environments. Hospira is targeting a 510(k) submission to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the integrated ...

Inexpensive plastic used in CDs could improve aircraft, computer electronics

... the inexpensive plastic now used to manufacture CDs and DVDs will one day soon be put to use in improving the integrity of electronics in aircraft, computers and iPhones. Thanks to a pair of grants from the U.S. Air Force, Shay Curran, associate professor of physics at UH, and his research team have ...

Putting the squeeze on an old material could lead to 'instant on' electronic memory

... The technology of storing electronic information from old cassette tapes to shiny laptop computers has been a major force in the electronics industry for decades. Low-power, high-efficiency electronic memory could be the long-term result of ...

Beating the back-up blues

... more reliable than hard disks, racetrack memory is also faster. There are no 'seek' times when the head has to search the disk for information, so computers would be able to boot up almost instantly. The next stage for the team is to develop better materials from which to make the racetrack ....

iCardiac Reports Significant Revenue Growth and Profitability

... and expensive. iCardiac's highly automated QT technology is different from "fully automated" approaches - which are based solely on computers - because it combines advanced ECG signal processing algorithms, developed over the past decade, with a robust quality assurance process conducted by ...

Synthetic Biology Importance in the 21st Century

... scientists to make new sequences of DNA from scratch. By combining these advances with the principles of modern engineering, scientists can now use computers and laboratory chemicals to design organisms that do new things -- like produce biofuels or excrete the precursors of medical drugs," says David ...

St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center to Utilize Clinical InfoNET System for Physicians

... communication channels include state-of-the-art, yet easy to use, videoconferencing software that physicians can use on their desktops or laptop computers to contact other healthcare professionals, medical institutions, and pharmaceutical companies. For more information, contact 480.422.1811, or visit ...

VIASPACE Plants Biofuel & Animal Feed Grass and Signs Land Lease in China

... Dr. Carl Kukkonen, CEO of VIASPACE, commented: "VIASPACE is focusing on green energy with its fuel cartridges for fuel cell powered notebook computers and mobile phones, and on China Giant King Grass as a carbon neutral alternative fuel feedstock. A major advantage of the grass is that it has an ...

Houston LASIK Eye Surgery Expert and Pioneer Jack Holladay, M.D. Joins Influential Group of Eye Surgeons Listed at Trusted LASIK Surgeons

... results following refractive surgery procedures such as LASIK. Of special note, Dr. Holladay helped develop the software for the onboard aircraft computers to defeat Soviet radar systems prior to becoming an eye surgeon. Dr. Holladay currently serves as a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the ...

Miniaturizing memory: Taking data storage to the molecular level

... computers are getting smaller and smaller. And as hand-held devices from mobile phones and cameras to music players and laptops get more powerful, the race ...

Memoirs of a qubit: Hybrid memory solves key problem for quantum computing

... to current technology which is limited to either 1s or 0s. This yields unprecedented processing power and thus dramatically widens the scope of what computers can do. The problem: How do you isolate a quantum bit from a noisy environment to protect the deli-cate quantum information, while at the same time ...

NSF awards 14 materials research science and engineering centers

... phenomena in magnetoelectronics, future oxide-based electronic materials for devices that can perform multiple functions and energy-efficient, fast computers that have integrated memory and logic. The Brandeis University MRSEC on Constraints and Frustration in Nano-Structures and Bio-Molecular ...

Nanoscale carbon materials research wins the 2008 Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics

... chip-to-chip bottlenecks. Heinz said, "This new set of materials is completely different from the materials that form the basis for today's computers and communications technologies. This is a very exciting time to explore the fundamental properties of these materials." His co-winner agreed: "We ...

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Receives Prestigious Recognition for Patient Safety Efforts in National Survey

... voluntary survey evaluates hospitals about their performance in four crucial areas: -- Do physicians enter prescriptions and other orders into computers linked to medication error prevention software? And are those systems tested to assure that users are warned about serious prescribing ...

Engineers aim to solve 'burning' computer problem

... could be engineered to convert non-equilibrium electrical activity into directed motion, allowing energy to be harvested from a heat source. If computers could be made with components that operate outside thermal equilibrium, it could mean better computer performance. Basically, your laptop wouldn't ...

New nanoscale process created by UCSB scientists will help computers run faster and more efficiently

... University of California, Santa Barbara have made a major contribution to this field by designing a new nanotechnology that will ultimately help make computers smaller, faster, and more efficient. The new process is described in today's Science Express, the online version of the journal Science. For ...

Massachusetts Company May Have Silver Bullet In Vitamin D Fight Against Disease

... heart disease, type 1 diabetes and a variety of other maladies. Research seems to show that because many people are spending more time in front of computers or TV or use extra heavy sun blockers they are not getting enough sunshine, and consequently, are becoming deficient in Vitamin D. Also, people in ...
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