31st August 2020
50-fold increase in transistor density is possible by 2030
Intel's Chief Architect, Raja Koduri, has presented a roadmap for increasing the number of transistors able to fit on a chip by a factor of 50.
20th August 2020
IBM reveals next-generation processor
IBM has revealed its first commercialised 7nm processor: the IBM POWER10.
16th July 2020
Pentadiamond, a new addition to the carbon family
Pentadiamond has been theorised by scientists in Japan. They calculate it has a Young's modulus of almost 1700 GPa, compared with 1200 GPa for conventional diamond.
13th June 2020
Carbon nanotube transistors make the leap from lab to factory floor
In a major leap forward for computer chip technology, researchers have shown that carbon nanotube transistors can be made rapidly in commercial facilities, with the same equipment used to manufacture traditional silicon-based transistors.
31st May 2020
Nanodevices track how cells change from inside
For the first time, scientists have added microscopic tracking devices into the interior of cells, giving a peek into how development starts.
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