terahertz Archive

Computing exponentially faster using DNA

Researchers from The University of Manchester have shown that it is possible to build a new super-fast form of computer that “grows as it computes”. Professor Ross D King and his team have demonstrated for the first time the feasibility …

Does child survival make for smaller family sizes?

Hans Rosling (1948–2017), physician and epidemiologist, famously upturned assumptions widely held by the public and by the development community — assumptions that, thanks to US President Donald Trump, are back in the spotlight. A recurring theme of Rosling’s was that …

Lowest temperature ever in solids using laser cooling

When most people think about lasers, they usually imagine them generating heat and even setting something on fire. But, for a group of scientists in The University of New Mexico’s Department of Physics & Astronomy, lasers are actually being used …