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19th May 2018

1,000 drones to provide real-time global coverage of the world's oceans

By 2022, a California-based company plans to deploy a vast fleet of autonomous marine vehicles, with the aim of exponentially improving data on the world's oceans.

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3rd May 2018

New material offers 50 times greater current density than conventional copper

Engineers have demonstrated "nanoribbons" able to conduct a current density 50 times greater than conventional copper interconnect technology.

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30th April 2018

New AI algorithm reconstructs images

Graphics chip firm Nvidia has developed a new deep learning method to automatically reconstruct images with missing pixels.

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16th April 2018

Tiny injectable sensor could monitor long-term alcohol use

Engineers have developed a miniature, wireless, injectable biosensor that could be used for continuous, long-term alcohol monitoring. The chip is small enough to be implanted in the body just beneath the surface of the skin.

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12th April 2018

Next-gen optical disk holds 10TB of data for 600 years

Scientists from Australia and China have used gold nanomaterials to demonstrate a new high-capacity optical disk able to hold data securely for more than 600 years, while using 1,000 times less power.

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22nd March 2018

IBM developing world's smallest computer

IBM is developing a computer smaller than a grain of salt, but more powerful than a computer from the early 1990s and costing less than 10¢.

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18th March 2018

South Korea to commercialise 10 Gbit/s broadband

South Korea aims to give 50% of its population access to 10 Gbit/s Internet speeds by 2022.

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18th January 2018

Ultra-thin memory device just one atomic layer thick

Engineers have designed a memory storage device only one atomic layer thick; a so-called 'atomristor'.

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28th December 2017

FCC approves wireless charging at a distance

A new wireless, power-at-a-distance charging technology has been approved in the United States for the first time.

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28th December 2017

Silicon quantum computer chip revealed

Researchers in Australia have published a complete design for a quantum computer chip that can be manufactured using traditional silicon. Furthermore, their design can be scaled up to millions of qubits.

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