Archive: 01/3/2006

Scientific breakthrough a step toward quantum computing

Light is the solution. It's also the problem. That's the paradox HP Labs' Quantum Information Processing Group is beginning to unravel with its research into optical quantum computing. The group has been investigating ...

Jan 03, 2006 4.7 / 5 (74) 0

Plasma thruster tested for Mars mission

Technology invented by ANU physicists could see expeditions to Mars become a reality, with the European Space Agency (ESA) announcing it will begin full-scale trials next year.

Jan 03, 2006 4.6 / 5 (112) 0

The first baby boom

In an important new study assessing the demographic impact of the shift from foraging to farming, anthropologists use evidence from 60 prehistoric American cemeteries to prove that the invention of agriculture led to a significant ...

Jan 03, 2006 4 / 5 (6) 0

Building interoperability into medical information

Modern health information systems today are proprietary and often only serve one department making it impossible to easily share data across one facility, never mind across different facilities or countries. ...

Jan 03, 2006 2 / 5 (1) 0