CSM

  • CALIFORNIA-In traditional computers, the smallest units of information exists in one of two states: 1 and 0, or on and off. Long strings of 1s and 0s can store increasingly complex information that can be used use to perform useful tasks, but that information storage is limited by the size of those ...

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  • WASHINGTON-Computer engineers have created some amazingly small devices, capable of storing entire libraries of music and movies in the palm of your hand. But geneticists say Mother Nature can do even better. DNA, where all of biology's information is stored, is incredibly dense. The whole genome ...

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  • Washington-Bees aren’t known for being brainy. While complex hive architecture and their movement-based “language” are impressive feats, these are generally attributed to biological aspects of a large community of bees driven by instinct and little else. Individual bees, after ...

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  • WASHINGTON-Two years after astronomers found a “super-Earth” in our cosmic neighborhood, another scientist sees reason for caution. In December 2015, a research team at Australia’s University of New South Wales announced the discovery of three rocky planets orbiting the star Wolf ...

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  • CHICAGO - This month’s supermoon will be the largest since 1948, as the moon swings closer to the Earth than it has been in nearly 70 years. By mid-November, Chicago’s World Series afterglow will have faded and the hotly contested presidential election will be done and dusted, but North ...

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