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Kicking neural network design automation into high gear

Kicking neural network design automation into high gear

“Algorithm designs optimized machine-learning models up to 200 times faster than traditional methods. A new area in artificial intelligence involves using algorithms to automatically design machine-learning systems known as neural networks, which are more accurate and efficient than those developed …

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Securing the “internet of things” in the quantum age

Securing the “internet of things” in the quantum age

“Efficient chip enables low-power devices to run today’s toughest quantum encryption schemes. MIT researchers have developed a novel cryptography circuit that can be used to protect low-power “internet of things” (IoT) devices in the coming age of quantum computing …

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Smoothing out the wrinkles in graphene

Smoothing out the wrinkles in graphene

“Coating graphene with wax makes for a less contaminated surface during device manufacturing. To protect graphene from performance-impairing wrinkles and contaminants that mar its surface during device fabrication, MIT researchers have turned to an everyday material: wax. Graphene is an …

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Supercomputers can spot cyber threats

Supercomputers can spot cyber threats

“Identifying cybersecurity threats from raw internet data can be like locating a needle in a haystack. The amount of internet traffic data generated in a 48-hour period, for example, is too massive for oneor even 100 laptops to process into …

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Observing hydrogen’s effects in metal

Observing hydrogen’s effects in metal

“Microscopy technique could help researchers design safer reactor vessels or hydrogen storage tanks. Hydrogen, the second-tiniest of all atoms, can penetrate right into the crystal structure of a solid metal. That’s good news for efforts to store hydrogen fuel …

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