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Founders Fund Forms "FF Science" in Search of Startups Tackling Hard Problems

Founders Fund famously knocks the short-term mindset of Silicon Valley in its motto: “We wanted flying cars, instead we got 140 characters.”

While it has made some investments itself that weren’t exactly aiming at the moon (Slide, Path,  355 more words

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Still confused about quantum computing? This may help

If you’re still perplexed by what, exactly, quantum computing is, you’re not alone.

Something about computers without transistors that can deal with not just zeros and ones but something in between, or both. 365 more words

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Low Cost Laser Technique Improves Electrical & Photo Conductivity in Nanomaterials

NUS scientists use low cost technique to improve properties and functions of nanomaterials: By ‘drawing’ micropatterns on nanomaterials using a focused laser beam, scientists could modify properties of nanomaterials for effective applications in photonic and optoelectric applications… 759 more words

Nanotechnology

The World’s First Photonic Router

Weizmann Institute scientists take another step down the long road toward quantum computers

Weizmann Institute scientists have demonstrated for the first time a photonic router – a quantum device based on a single atom that enables routing of single photons by single photons. 530 more words
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New York/ NYC Invests $135 MIllion for Nanotech with General Electric

NISKAYUNA, N.Y. (AP) — New York state is teaming with General Electric Co. and other companies on a $500 million initiative to spur high-tech manufacturing of miniature electronics, Gov. 335 more words

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Rice University Researches Believe 3-D Boron Nitride Nanostructure Would Benefit Nanoelectronics & Gas (Hydrogen) Storage

A three-dimensional porous nanostructure would have a balance of strength, toughness and ability to transfer heat that could benefit nanoelectronics, gas storage and composite materials that perform multiple functions, … 547 more words

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