Posts tagged Nature
Researchers Detail Quantum Computing ‘Breakthrough’

 

A team of scientists have today published the design details of an ion crystal, made up of just 300 atoms and a millimetre in diameter, capable of running a quantum computer so powerful that it would take a supercomputer the size of our known universe to match its performance.

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Brain-Activated Muscle Stimulation Restores Movement After Paralysis

All nerves and brain signals to operate your limbs go through the spinal cord, so most forms of paralysis occur due to damage of this area.  But what if this was bypassed entirely, and your brain directly controlled these otherwise motionless limbs instead?  This is a feat that researchers at Chicago's Northwestern University have been successful in carrying out.

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