By making a strange kind of particle that is its own antiparticle out of a time crystal, physicists aim to develop a quantum computer that's not only more reliable, but far more lightweight than anything currently in the pipeline. Time...
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There are many leadership programs available today, from 1-day workshops to corporate training programs. But chances are, these won't really help. In this clear, candid talk, Roselinde Torres describes 25 years observing truly great leaders at work, and shares...
Marius Wernig, Thomas C. Südhof and their colleagues created these “Induced neuronal (iN) cells” from adult human blood cells. Marius Wernig, CC BY-ND Marius Wernig, Stanford University Our team at Stanford University has just figured out the recipe for converting blood cells...
AI will be able to analyse compounds in your breath. James Gathany Andrea Soltoggio, Loughborough University Artificial intelligence (AI) is best known for its ability to see (as in driverless cars) and listen (as in Alexa and other home assistants). From now...
Roxana Gonzalez/Shutterstock.com Gary Stephens, University of Reading Epilepsy drugs don’t work well, or at all, for about one-third of people with the condition. Unfortunately, these hard-to-treat epilepsies are associated with an increased risk of premature death. Anecdotal evidence suggests that cannabis oil...
Shutterstock/AntonioGuillem Kim Heyes, Manchester Metropolitan University Even Facebook agrees that social media can be bad for your mental health. And research by the Department of Education has found that the mental well-being of teenage girls in the UK is worsening, with...
The General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR in short, will become enforceable from 25 May 2018. Fact is, this will have (and already has) a major impact in organisations both large and small. In this post I will highlight...
The Chinese mining giant isn't even devoting all of its computing power to Bitcoin. Mining pools owned by Bitmain have now control 45 percent of the computing power on the Bitcoin blockchain, worryingly close to the dreaded 51 percent threshold.....

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