Canadian quantum mechanics pioneer wins Israeli Wolf Prize – Canadian Jewish News (blog)

Canadian Jewish News (blog)Canadian quantum mechanics pioneer wins Israeli Wolf PrizeCanadian Jewish News (blog)Université de Montréal (UdeM) Professor Gilles Brassard will share Israel's 2018 Wolf Prize in physics, with his American collaborator Prof. Charles Bennett of the IBM Research Center, for the founding and development of quantum cryptography and …

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Graphene on toast, anyone?

The same scientists who introduced laser-induced graphene have enhanced their technique to produce what may become a new class of edible electronics.

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New lead-free perovskite material for solar cells

Perovskite solar cells are a promising new low-cost photovoltaic technology, but most contain toxic lead. Researchers have introduced solar cells with a new titanium-perovskite material that gets the lead out.

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Cybersecurity is ‘greatest concern’ at Senate threats hearing – CNET

At the Senate Intelligence Committee’s annual “Worldwide Threats” hearing, the top US intelligence agencies put technology front and center.

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Californians want tech companies to step up – CNET

Nearly two-thirds of the state’s residents trust the industry, but want better oversight, too.

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A triple-threat bill of songwriters enchant Neck of the Woods on Thursday – The Bay Bridged

The Bay BridgedA triple-threat bill of songwriters enchant Neck of the Woods on ThursdayThe Bay BridgedThursday night, Neck of the Woods presents three local bands — Dreambeamers, Ducks with Pants, and The Quantum Mechanics — to deliver their unique songwriting talents. Headliner Dreambeamer is the indie folk project of Texas-native Mindy Knight. The …

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3D printed nanotech device could provide answers in brain cancer, Alzheimers research – 3ders.org (blog)

3ders.org (blog)3D printed nanotech device could provide answers in brain cancer, Alzheimers research3ders.org (blog)Their hybrid nanotech device, fabricated using a Nanoscribe nanoscale 3D printer, contains a combination of artificial and biological components, and functions as a microfluidic device. It was made using a combination of mechanical and natural …

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2019 Mercedes-AMG G63 brings 577 hp to Geneva – Roadshow

With a biturbo V8 and three locking differentials, the AMG G63 will kick butt both on and off road.

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LG’s new phone knows the difference between a dog and a hotdog – CNET

LG is bringing smart image detection, food and pet recognition and Google Assistant commands to its V30 smartphone.

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Researchers at Bar-Ilan achieve ‘quantum leap’ in secure communication – The Jerusalem Post

The Jerusalem PostResearchers at Bar-Ilan achieve 'quantum leap' in secure communicationThe Jerusalem PostQuantum optical phenomena, exploited for quantum communication, can easily span a bandwidth of many terahertz, or THz, a unit of electromagnetic wave frequency equal to one trillion hertz. But the standard processing methods of this information are …

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