Machine Learning Company Insitro Raises $143 Million to Bridge Biology and AI
Insitro is a pharmaceutical company that follows a data-driven development approach towards drug development. The company uses machine learning and artificial intelligence-based approaches to derive more throughput in drug manufacturing.
Researchers Achieve Record-Breaking Sodium-Ion Battery Performance
Washington State University (WSU) and Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) researchers have developed a sodium-ion battery, or SIB, whose capacity and performance is comparable to that of many lithium-ion batteries (LIBs) on the market.
European PCB Manufacturer Schweizer Electronic Makes Strategic Move With China Expansion
From Germany to China—one of the world’s leading high-tech PCB manufacturers, Schweizer Electronic AG, has expanded to Jintan, Jiangsau, with production now in full swing at the company’s newest manufacturing plant.
The UK Makes A Final Decision to Phase Out Huawei Involvement in 5G Data Network
The UK government has announced a complete removal of Huawei’s telecom equipment from the deployment of its 5G network, despite the intention for the company’s involvement in 35% of the national operators’ RAN (Radio Access Network).
“Micro-Comb” Technology Achieves Record 44.2 Tbps Internet Speed
Researchers from Monash, Swinburne University of Technology (SUT), and Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) have achieved world-beating internet efficiency: 44.2 terabits per second micro-comb chip whose optical technology can replace the equivalent function of 80 lasers in traditional optic fibre-based internet solutions.
Scaling the Diagnosis of HVAC Sensor Faults in Smart Buildings
Many of us spend the majority of our lives indoors working, sleeping, and living. Since we spend so much of our time here, despite it being arguably against the best interests of our health, substantial effort has gone into developing systems that improve our health and wellbeing the best they can.
The Development of a New Moldable Nanomaterial Could Bring Thinner and Cheaper VR and AR Devices
Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) are no longer exclusive to video gaming. Although the early development of these technologies focused on this industry, VR and AR are now used for a broad range of other applications and use cases such as education, virtual conferences, and fashion.
The UK Ministry of Defence Invests £2m in EOIR Sensor Technologies
The UK government has announced that the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA) has awarded contracts to various respected organisations. The contracts will fund short and long-term investigations aimed at improving electro-optic and infrared (EOIR) sensor technology for military use.
Arm Announces Its Hardware and Software-Focused Devsummit Conference Is Going Virtual
In the wake of the lockdown, computing giant Arm has unveiled that DevSummit—the new name for its developer and designer-targeted, software and hardware-focused tech conference—will be hosted virtually (online) from the 5th to the 9th of October, 2020.
Biotechnology Materials Science Breakthrough Enables Enhanced Biocompatibility in Bioelectronics
Columbia University researchers have developed a materials science technology they call ‘MCP’, which enables the bonding of soft and rigid components—thus facilitating bioelectronics that can safely process complex neurological signals within the user’s skin.