Engineers boost computer processor performance by over 20 percent
Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique that allows graphics processing units (GPUs) and central processing units (CPUs) on a single chip to collaborate boosting processor performance ...
Physicists demonstrate 100-fold speed increase in optical quantum memory
IBM to produce Micron's hybrid memory cube in debut of first commercial, 3D chip-making capability
IBM (NYSE: IBM) and Micron Technology, Inc. announced today that Micron will begin production of a new memory device built using the first commercial CMOS manufacturing technology to employ through-silicon ...
Physicists demonstrate the quantum von Neumann architecture
A new paradigm in quantum information processing has been demonstrated by physicists at UC Santa Barbara. Their results are published in this week's issue of Science Express online.
Researchers demonstrate holographic memory device
(Phys.org) —A team of researchers from the University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering and Russian Academy of Science have demonstrated a new type of holographic memory device that ...
Let's not sleep on it: Sleep deprivation eliminates fear generalization
We commonly think of sleep as a healing process that melts away the stresses of the day, preparing us to deal with new challenges. Research has also shown that sleep plays a crucial role in the development of memories.
Read-write device offers new architecture for information processing
Do recreational drugs make us fail to remember?
Have you ever forgotten to post an important letter or let an appointment slip your mind? A new study from UK researchers suggests that for those who regularly use ecstasy or other recreational drugs, this kind of memory ...
Older age memory loss tied to stress hormone receptor in brain
Scientists have shed new light on how older people may lose their memory with a development that could aid research into treatments for age-related memory disorders.
HP Labs find memristors can compute (w/ Video)
New software design technique allows programs to run faster
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at North Carolina State University have developed a new approach to software development that will allow common computer programs to run up to 20 percent faster and possibly incorporate new security ...
Research shows that it may be time to let software, rather than hardware, manage high-speed on-chip memory banks
In today's computers, moving data to and from main memory consumes so much time and energy that microprocessors have their own small, high-speed memory banks, known as "caches," which store frequently used ...
Dance Memory: Studying how the mind remembers physical movement
Human memory - taking in information, storing it and retrieving it accurately - is key to a variety of crucial decisions made in medicine or law and physical movements like dance.
Improving brain processing speed helps memory
Mayo Clinic researchers found that healthy, older adults who participated in a computer-based training program to improve the speed and accuracy of brain processing showed twice the improvement in certain aspects of memory, ...