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Quantum information processing - lifting the big veil

The QIP (International Workshop on Quantum Information Processing) is a major meeting point for quantum theorists. Renato Renner, an assistant professor of theoretical physics at ETH Zurich and co-organizer of this year's convention, explains why we will be contemplating application programs over the next few days even though we are still a far cry from a universally operational quantum computer.

Posted: Jan 22nd, 2010

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Neuron connections seen in 3D

A team of researchers from the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, in Germany, led by the Spanish physicist Ruben Fernandez-Busnadiego, has managed to obtain 3D images of the vesicles and filaments involved in communication between neurons.

Posted: Jan 22nd, 2010

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Scientists using x-ray vision to produce more nutritious flour

Pioneering research combining plant breeding and high-intensity x-rays is being used by scientists funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) to explore the possibility of developing wheat which could be used to make potentially life-saving mineral enriched flour.

Posted: Jan 22nd, 2010

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