Archivo de la categoría: Ciencia y programación

Tech’s Next Disruption Target: The Coronavirus

Silicon Valley technology experts are pursuing various projects to combat the coronavirus, with thousands of volunteers contributing to hundreds of hastily organized initiatives in their spare time. Projects range from developing applications to deliver groceries to vulnerable seniors to simulating … Seguir leyendo

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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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MIT Researchers Say Mobile Voting App is Rife with Vulnerabilities

Massachusetts Institute of Technology researchers found the mobile voting Voatz app piloted in the U.S. contains bugs that hackers could exploit to alter, block, or expose how users are voting. The Voatz platform combines biometrics like cellphone-based facial recognition and … Seguir leyendo

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AI Shortcuts Speed Simulations Billions of Times

Researchers led by the University of Oxford in the U.K. used artificial intelligence to generate accurate machine learning emulator algorithms for accelerating simulations billions of times, for all scientific disciplines. The neural network-based emulators absorb the inputs and outputs of … Seguir leyendo

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