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Quantum Cryptography: An Uncertain Future for Information Security

Quantum Cryptography: An Uncertain Future for Information Security

Jacob Marks January 18, 2015 0

“Quantum Cryptography: An Uncertain Future for Information Security” Recent cyber attacks have caused concern over the state of information security, but quantum key distribution promises to revolutionize public key cryptography and reconfigure the relationship between

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Studying Swarms: How Physicists, Engineers, and Computer Scientists are Learning from Midges

Studying Swarms: How Physicists, Engineers, and Computer Scientists are Learning from Midges

Zachary Miller January 18, 2015 0

A Yale professor is one of a growing number of scientists studying the science of swarms. These researchers hope that by understanding how animals swarm, they can inform such far flung disciplines as robotics,

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Why bother getting along:  Professor David Rand explores the motives behind human cooperation

Why bother getting along: Professor David Rand explores the motives behind human cooperation

Ameya Mahajan January 18, 2015 0

Drawing from ideas sociology, psychology, economics, and biology, and utilizing tools from applied mathematics and computer science, Professor David Rand studies the basis of why organisms cooperate. The Yale Scientific Magazine speaks with Professor

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Health Entrepreneurship Event Promotes Student Innovation

Health Entrepreneurship Event Promotes Student Innovation

Eric Zhang January 18, 2015 0

The Hacking Health @ Yale event in October brought students and professionals together to produce solutions for current issues in healthcare

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Book Review: Superintelligence — Paths, Dangers, Strategies

Book Review: Superintelligence — Paths, Dangers, Strategies

Zachary Miller January 18, 2015 0

As computers become more powerful, many scientists believe they will eventually outsmart humans. Nick Bostrom’s new book, Superintelligence, looks at the dangers inherent in creating ever-brainier machines, and at how we might survive them

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Light and Truth: Photon Control for Quantum Computing

Light and Truth: Photon Control for Quantum Computing

Grace Pan April 13, 2014 0

Yale physicists have harvested and controlled light photons to serve as storage bits for quantum information.

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Archiving Data with the Language of Life: DNA as a Storage Medium

Archiving Data with the Language of Life: DNA as a Storage Medium

Jonathan Park February 19, 2013 Comments Off

After brainstorming in a pub, researchers at the European Bioinformatics Institute have developed a new way of storing digital information in

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The Next Era in Cyberwarfare

The Next Era in Cyberwarfare

Teshika Jayewickreme February 19, 2013 Comments Off

Stuxnet was allegedly created by the US and Israeli governments in order to infiltrate and destroy computers within the Iranian nuclear program

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Analyzing Algorithms: Computer Scientist Daniel Spielman Wins MacArthur Genius Grant

Analyzing Algorithms: Computer Scientist Daniel Spielman Wins MacArthur Genius Grant

Julia Rothchild February 19, 2013 Comments Off

Daniel Spielman ’92, Henry Ford II Professor of Computer Science, Mathematics, and Applied Science, was named one of this year’s MacArthur Fellows in October. The MacArthur Foundation, which aims to financially support people who

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One Qbit, Two Qbit, Supercomputer

One Qbit, Two Qbit, Supercomputer

Jeremy Liu February 14, 2013 Comments Off

In a breakthrough for the field of quantum computing, researchers have successfully altered a single electron’s spin

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