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New method of measuring qubits promises ease of scalability in a microscopic package

The path to quantum supremacy is made challenging by the issues associated with scaling up the number of qubits. One key problem is the way that qubits are measured.
8-Apr-2024 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Why won’t some people use a smartphone? And is that difficult?

Adjustments and flexibility are necessary to live without a smartphone
9-Apr-2024 7:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Keeping your data from Apple is harder than expected

New study shows that the default apps collect data even when supposedly disabled, and this is hard to switch off
3-Apr-2024 3:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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When a team is less than the sum of its parts: tensions between individual and team wellbeing

Individual wellbeing doesn’t always add up to team wellbeing – but reflection and open communication can help
12-Mar-2024 5:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Humans have driven the Earth’s freshwater cycle out of its stable state

New analysis shows that the global freshwater cycle has shifted far beyond pre-industrial conditions
29-Feb-2024 12:00 PM EST Add to Favorites

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A new optical metamaterial makes true one-way glass possible

Researchers have discovered how to make a new optical metamaterial that would underpin a variety of new technologies.
14-Feb-2024 4:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Disinformation can reinforce polarization in society

Researchers from Aalto University and the University of Helsinki studied how real-world shocks affect online discussions, and found that disinformation reinforces polarization.
24-Jan-2024 9:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

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