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  1. News - World - SCIENCE

    Quantum computer not as fast as maker D-Wave Systems claims, study shows

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 11:20pm by WASHPOST

    ... computer company, and are clearly a hot-ticket item. But the company's bold claim that the computer is thousands of times faster than a conventional PC have ruffled the feathers of academic quantum computing experts, who have been highly sceptical. Now, new results may give weight to those doubts. An independent research group has found that its second-generation machine, D-Wave Two, ...

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    More than 100 scientists threaten to boycott 'premature' project to study brain

    Posted Jul 07th 2014, 11:39pm by GDN

    ... in a computer. Now some claim the project is taking the wrong approach, wastes money and risks a backlash against neuroscience if it fails. In an open letter to the European Commission yesterday, more ... brain is radically premature," Peter Dayan, director of the computational neuroscience unit at UCL, said. "We are left with a project that can't but fail from a scientific ...

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    Lumosity's brain training games give researchers a window on the mind

    Posted Jul 03rd 2014, 12:39am by WASHPOST

    ... Site's brain games a window on the mind The glossy white coffee cups are moving across the computer screen at a mind-blowing pace. Forty-eight orders, and only two minutes to fill them all. Put ... insights. For instance, scientists might be able to use the IP addresses on customers' computers to create a map. When overlaid with information from government agencies or other sources, ...

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    Genetics play role in our desire to place a bet or invest, study shows

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 09:47pm by AFP

    ... in a competitive game, in which one person bet via computer with an anonymous opponent. Those who were better at being able to imagine their competitor's thinking and anticipate and respond ...

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    Physics prodigy wins admirers for network theory

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 03:36am by MICHAEL DEWAALMONTGOMERY

    ... of processors and individual computers" that formed a network. Thus it would be subject to Lam's reliability theories in the same way as any other live network. "More reliable networks ...

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    Asteroid that killed dinosaurs 66 million years ago ‘also cooled earth’

    Posted May 14th 2014, 09:14pm by NYT

    ... setting off a series of catastrophic events that led to one of the world's worst mass extinctions. Computer simulations suggest that in the hours immediately after the impact, life on earth ...

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    US seismologists have new approach to earthquake prediction

    Posted May 16th 2014, 10:55pm by NYT

    ... of Chile on April 1. Seismologists around the world were glued to their computers, Brodsky said, because the small quakes occurred on a portion of the fault that had not ripped in 137 years. ...

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    ‘Wonder material’ graphene made in kitchen blender with detergent

    Posted Apr 23rd 2014, 08:38pm by NYT

    ... which could speed up the process towards putting it into future computers, smart coatings and solar cells. Graphene is a two-dimensional lattice of hexagons made up of graphite, the most stable ...

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    Cranky spouse? Feed them carbs to raise blood sugar, say scientists in Hangry (hungry + angry) study

    Posted Apr 16th 2014, 12:12am by NYT

    ... compete with their spouse to see who could press a button faster when a target square turned red on the computer, and that the winner on each trial could blast the loser with loud noise through ... playing the computer in a rigged outcome. Also, they weren't blasting their partners' ears. Because they were seated in separate rooms, they could not tell it was all a ruse. ...

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    Science journal publisher Springer to take down ‘nonsense’ papers

    Posted Feb 28th 2014, 09:18pm by AFP

    ... to be computer-generated gibberish. The fake papers had been submitted to conferences on computer science and engineering whose proceedings were published in specialised, subscription-only publications, Springer ... will adapt our processes to ensure that it does not happen again." The lapse was exposed by French computer scientist Cyril Labbe of the Joseph Fourier University in Grenoble, France. He also ...




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