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Lab-made synapses for artificial intelligence

Scientists have developed an artificial synapse capable of simulating a fundamental function of our nervous system - the release of inhibitory and stimulatory signals from the same 'pre-synaptic' terminal.

Posted: Jun 28th, 2017

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Nan-Oh-Canada

Measuring 32 atoms, Canadian scientists have created a maple leaf 10,000 times smaller than the diameter of a human hair.

Posted: Jun 27th, 2017

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Graphene and terahertz waves could lead the way to future communication

By utilizing terahertz waves in electronics, future data traffic can get a big boost forward. So far, the terahertz (THz) frequency has not been optimally applied to data transmission, but by using graphene, researchers have come one step closer to a possible paradigm shift for the electronic industry.

Posted: Jun 27th, 2017

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3-D-printed jars in ball-milling experiments

Recently, in situ observations of mechanochemical reactions have been achieved by X-ray diffraction and Raman spectroscopy. Solid-state reactions can be directly tracked, revealing phase transitions and other material transformations during synthesis in a ball mill jar.

Posted: Jun 27th, 2017

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Atomic magnet curve balls

A twisted array of atomic magnets were driven to move in a curved path, a needed level of control for use in future memory devices.

Posted: Jun 27th, 2017

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