News tagged with gates

Half-a-loaf method can improve magnetic memories

Chinese scientists have shown that magnetic memory, logic and sensor cells can be made faster and more energy efficient by using an electric, not magnetic, field to flip the magnetization of the sensing layer only about halfway, ...

Aug 24, 2010
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Ask Not for Whom the Bridge Tolls

(PhysOrg.com) -- Louise Nelson Dyble was a small-town girl from the mountains of northeastern Washington state when she first saw the San Francisco Bay Area bridges. They blew her away.

Jul 13, 2010
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Basic quantum computing circuit built

(PhysOrg.com) -- Exerting delicate control over a pair of atoms within a mere seven-millionths-of-a-second window of opportunity, physicists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison created an atomic circuit that may help quantum ...

Feb 25, 2010
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TED takes on 'What the world needs now'

Let the mind-bending begin! A TED conference that attracts brilliant minds and challenges them to solve humanity's ills got underway Tuesday in the southern California city of Long Beach.

Feb 10, 2010
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Gates makes $10 billion vaccines pledge

(AP) -- The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will donate $10 billion over the next decade to research new vaccines and bring them to the world's poorest countries, the Microsoft co-founder and his wife said ...

Jan 29, 2010
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