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The week's developments in AI, quantum, and biotech, explained | 8.10.23
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The UK government has announced a £100m investment in AI to enhance healthcare and life sciences, aiming to improve treatments, expedite diagnoses, accelerate drug development, and provide vital support to the NHS.
Apple's highly-anticipated "scary fast" launch event saw them introduce their cutting-edge M3 chip series, alongside a sleek new 24-inch iMac and MacBook Pro range.
Plus, could space be the next frontier for 3D printing? Researchers are exploring the world of 3D printing in microgravity, eyeing it as a game-changer for long-haul space missions.
We cover these stories and more — from a new quantum effect, to AI language learning — in the CogX Must Reads
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Charlie and the Research and Intelligence Team
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Innovation and Releases
UK Government invests £100m into AI enhanced healthcare
By capitalising on the UK's strengths in secure health data and cutting-edge AI, the programme is expected to advance precision treatments, improve early diagnosis, expedite drug discovery, and alleviate strains on the NHS, particularly in mental health services. (Gov UK)
Apple’s new ‘scary fast’ launch is finally here
Apple has introduced their new M3 chip lineup, including M3, M3 Pro, and M3 Max which feature enhanced graphical capabilities, and will power the newly launched 24-inch iMac and MacBook Pros. Apple also revealed that the entire slick launch event was filmed on an iPhone and edited on a Mac. (TechCrunch)
Is the Netherlands being sidelined in chip production?
Dutch politicians are concerned about the economic and geopolitical implications of the US's updated export rules, which restrict ASML – a major Dutch tech company – from selling its lithography machine to China. The move requires ASML to seek a US licence for exports, which conflicts with Dutch regulations. (TNW)
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Generating wireless magnetism
Researchers have developed a wireless method to change the magnetic properties of cobalt nitride using voltage, eliminating the need for direct wiring. This innovation has potential in biomedicine, for example with wirelessly controlling magnetic nanorobots, and in computing for data manipulation in magnetic memories. (Nature)
3D printing in space?
Researchers are investigating 3D printing in microgravity, to facilitate long-term space expeditions by reducing dependency on regular resupply missions. The team experimented printing with titania foam because of its potential to shield against UV radiation and cleanse both air and water, which proved successful. (ACS)
New quantum effect discovered
Physicists have discovered the "spinaron" effect in cobalt atoms on copper surfaces, challenging pre-established quantum theories. This groundbreaking finding could significantly influence the emerging "spintronics" field, paving the way for more energy-efficient technologies. (Science Daily)
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