Citation: Melendez-Alvarez JR, Tian X-J (2022) Emergence of qualitative states in synthetic circuits driven by ultrasensitive growth feedback. PLoS Comput Biol 18(9):

Editor: Lingchong You, Duke University, UNITED STATES

Received: June 6, 2022; Accepted: August 26, 2022; Published: September 16, 2022

Copyright: © 2022 Melendez-Alvarez, Tian. This is an open access article distributed under the terms of the

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Training materials reviewed by The Intercept confirm that Google is offering advanced artificial intelligence and machine-learning capabilities to the Israeli government through its controversial “Project Nimbus” contract. The Israeli Finance Ministry announced the contract in April 2021 for a $1.2 billion cloud computing system jointly built by Google and Amazon. “The project is intended to provide the government, the defense

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The first four algorithms NIST has announced for post-quantum cryptography are based on structured lattices and hash functions, two families of math problems that could resist a quantum computer’s assault.


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GAITHERSBURG, Md. — The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has chosen the first group of encryption tools that are designed to

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ESPOO, Finland, July 22, 2022 — IQM Quantum Computers (IQM), the European leader in building superconducting quantum computers, is announcing today it has raised €128 million ($128m) in Series A2 funding led by World Fund to expand its international business and accelerate product development to tackle the world’s most pressing problems. The funding, which follows a €39m ($39m) Series A1

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Story at a glance

  • The first permanent endovascular brain-computer interface was implanted in a patient in the U.S.

  • The technology is intended to give severely paralyzed people the ability to control a computer using only their thoughts.

  • Brain-computer interface developer Synchron has developed a novel approach to the procedure that has started an FDA-approved early feasibility study.

In recent years,

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Brain-computer interfaces (BCIs) are no longer a thing of science fiction. The technology is already available to some patients to treat conditions like epilepsy and blindness. Soon, projects like Elon Musk’s Neuralink could make BCIs available to a broad consumer audience.


However, with the technology’s widespread adoption has come serious concerns about the safety and ethics of brain-computer interfaces.



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