Jul 22 - So far it exists mainly in theory, but if invented, the large-scale quantum computer would change computing forever. Rather than the classical data-encoding method using binary digits, a quantum computer would process information millions of times faster through the use of quantum states of matter.
Medicine Jul 22
Medicine

The cellular process autophagy appears to not work properly, contributing to the destruction of insulin-producing beta cells - Enrique Rivero - People with Type 2 diabetes have an excess of a protein called islet amyloid polypeptide, or IAPP, and the accumulation of this protein is linked to the loss of insulin-producing pancreatic beta cells.

Physics Jul 22
Physics

A team at Cornell and Brookhaven National Laboratory has discovered that previously observed density waves that seem to suppress superconductivity are linked to an electronic "broken symmetry," offering an important clue to why superconductivity doesn't happen at higher temperatures.

Earth Sciences Jul 22
Earth Sciences

University of Washington - The disastrous March 22 landslide that killed 43 people in the rural Washington state community of Oso involved the "remobilization” of a 2006 landslide on the same hillside, a new federally sponsored geological study concludes.

Life Sciences Jul 22
Life Sciences

A rare gene variant discovered by UCL scientists is associated with an increased risk of developing schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and alcoholism, confirms new research.

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