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brainElon Musk’s Neuralink Will Reveal Brain Interface Progress Within 23 Hours

Elon Musk’s brain interface company, Neuralink, will have a live-streamed event starting tomorrow, Tuesday, July 16 at 8PM PST. * In November, 2018, Elon said Neuralink would create microcontrollers to further advance computer-brain interface technology. * Elon has also said …

computersEUV Lithography Solved So 5 Nanometer in Months and 6 Years to 2 Nanometers

AMD has released the 7 nanometer 3900, 3950 and other Ryzen 3 processors. Samsung could be months from production of its 5-nanometer chips. This is all due to EUV (Extreme Ultraviolet) lithography finally getting solved. EUV lithography technology that we …

medicineInjectable, Expanding Foam Stops Internal Bleeding

Gel-e said the Life Foam treatment is an expanding, injectable foam designed to stop bleeding from abdominal wounds in trauma and battlefield situations. It has received FDA breakthrough designation to accelerate its development. It uses natural biopolymers that are abundant …

materialsDiamonds and Ion Qubits

There are three major competing Quantum computer technologies for qubits. They are nitrogen-vacancy (NV) centers in diamond lattices, trapped ions, and superconducting qubits. The benefit of trapped-ion systems is that the ions are inherently going to affect one another. They’re …

futureQuantum Sensing With Squeezed State of Light Reduces Noise

Oak Ridge National Labs (ORNL) has quantum sensors that use a “squeezed” state of light to greatly reduce statistical noise that occurs in ordinary light. This could impact a wide range of potential applications from airport security scanning to gravitational …

agricultureSpeed Breeding Lets Us Develop Six Generations of Crops Instead of Two Each Year

Combining speed breeding with gene editing and other technologies is the best way to improve crops. This will make it easier to increase crop yields to feed more people. Although we already have test fields with two to three times …

gpsAtomic Clock Will Help Navigation for Mars Missions

An atomic clock small enough to fly on a space mission but precise enough to give accurate directions could eliminate the need for 4-20 minute two-way communication delays for Mars missions. Future navigators would send a signal from Earth to …

batteriesGraphene Still Difficult to Use and Path to Major Commercialization is Uncertain

Graphene has a lot of potential because it can be the strongest material and has many other exceptional characteristics. There has been a lot of research around the material since 2004, when Professor Sir Andre Geim and Professor Sir Kostya …

cellphoneFCC Authorizes Carriers to Block Robocalls by Default But Now You Still Need to Request It

The FCC voted to authorize carriers to block robocalls by default. However, currently you still have to call your cellphone carrier to activate scam blocking. T-Mobile charges $4 per month to get telemarketer and survey calls sent to voicemail. They …