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11th September 2018

Graphene enables clock rates in the terahertz range

Graphene – an ultrathin material consisting of a single layer of interlinked carbon atoms – is considered a promising candidate for the nanoelectronics of the future. In theory, it should allow clock rates up to a thousand times faster than today’s silicon-based electronics.

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24th July 2018

1000-fold increase in computer storage capacity

Scientists report a new technique, based on quickly removing or replacing single hydrogen atoms, which can provide a thousand-fold increase in solid-state memory density.

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20th July 2018

Rising sea levels threaten Internet infrastructure

A new study has concluded that thousands of miles of buried Internet infrastructure could be damaged or destroyed by rising sea levels within 15 years.

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10th July 2018

Supercomputer will simulate "entire regions" of the mouse brain

Researchers from the Blue Brain Project – which aims to create a digital reconstruction of the brain – have announced the deployment of a next-generation supercomputer.

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30th June 2018

New standard allows SD cards to reach a theoretical maximum of 128TB

A new technical specification will enable SD cards to achieve a theoretical maximum storage capacity of 128 terabytes with a transfer speed of 985 megabytes per second.

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