Archivo mensual: marzo 2020

Research on Existing Drug Compounds Via Supercomputing Could Combat Coronavirus

Researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) used the Summit supercomputer to identify small-molecule drug components that could help fight the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus responsible for the COVID-19 disease outbreak. The researchers used Summit to perform simulations of more than 8,000 … Seguir leyendo

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IBM to Build Europe’s First Quantum Computer in Germany

IBM will construct the first European quantum computer, slated to go online from early 2021, in Germany. That nation’s Fraunhofer Society research institute will function as gatekeeper for IBM’s Q System One, which researchers will be able to access in … Seguir leyendo

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By Studying Snakes, Engineers Learn How to Build Better Robots

Johns Hopkins University (JHU) researchers have developed a snake robot that can nimbly and stably climb large steps. The robotic system could advance the field of search and rescue robots that can successfully navigate difficult terrain. The researchers examined how … Seguir leyendo

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In Coronavirus Fight, China Gives Citizens a Color Code, with Red Flags

To manage the coronavirus epidemic, China is requiring citizens to use software on their smartphones to determine whether they should be quarantined or allowed into public spaces—but an analysis in The New York Times found that the underlying code seems … Seguir leyendo

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