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20th July 2018

Rising sea levels threaten the Internet

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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24th June 2018

World's smallest computer is just 0.3mm wide

Researchers have developed a computing device that is smaller than anything created before and includes a processor, photovoltaics and RAM.

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21st June 2018

Brain scan algorithm is 1,000 times faster

MIT has published details of "VoxelMorph", a new machine-learning algorithm, which is over 1,000 times faster at registering brain scans and other 3-D images.

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11th June 2018

Single molecular insulator could extend Moore's Law

A breakthrough published in Nature could pave the way for smaller transistors in the next decade.

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9th June 2018

U.S. unveils world's fastest supercomputer

The U.S. Department of Energy has unveiled 'Summit' as the world's most powerful supercomputer, with a peak performance of 200,000 trillion calculations per second, or 200 petaflops.

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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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