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09.28.15
First light-based memory chip puts SSDs on notice
09.28.15

First light-based memory chip puts SSDs on notice

Photon-based storage could leave SSDs in the dust.

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08.03.15
Researchers inject oil into cells and create little lasers
08.03.15

Researchers inject oil into cells and create little lasers

injecting glowing oil into cells and then blasting the cells with a laser creates a bunch of tiny, biological lasers.

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04.01.15
Basics of quantum teleportation now fit on a single chip
04.01.15

Basics of quantum teleportation now fit on a single chip

Until now, quantum teleportation (that is, sending quantum data from one place to another) has req...

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02.01.15
Entangled photons on a chip could lead to super-fast computers
02.01.15

Entangled photons on a chip could lead to super-fast computers

Photon entanglement is one of the odder properties of quantum physics, but it promises a lot for c...

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12.04.14
Light-bending silicon strips are the key to super-fast computers
12.04.14

Light-bending silicon strips are the key to super-fast computers

No, that's not a barcode you're looking at -- instead, it's the likely future of computing. Stanfo...

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