Alaisdair Davies

Colour changing inks: the future of health monitoring?

Researchers at Tufts University’s Silklab have developed a silk-based ink with the ability to detect physiological and environmental changes. Many people use wearable monitors and biosensors to look after their health, but current wearable monitors are often large, inconvenient devices that are not comfortable for the user. A silk-based ink...
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Posted Oct. 21, 2020

How quantum computing can aid chemical reactions

Researchers at Google AI Quantum have made a record-breaking achievement by successfully simulating a chemical reaction using a quantum computer. Simulating chemical reactions is a fundamental aspect of modern-day science. Assisted by computers, it can be much easier to understand how these reactions take place.  Previously, quantum computers have only...
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Posted Oct. 16, 2020