News tagged with machines

Security tools for Industry 4.0

An increasing number of unsecured, computer-guided production machinery and networks in production facilities are gradually evolving into gateways for data theft. New security technologies may directly shield ...

dateMar 05, 2014 in Security
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Untying DNA knots

Structural biologists at the Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research have resolved the 3D structure of a protein machine that plays an important part in the maintenance of genomic stability. ...

dateFeb 21, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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Quantum dots make efficient decisions

Even the simplest forms of life face an endless barrage of decisions—where to search for sustenance, for example, or how to avoid predators. Various mathematical models can mimic these decision-making processes, ...

dateNov 22, 2013 in Nanophysics
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