New technique may enable all-optical data-center networks

A new technique that synchronises the clocks of computers in under a billionth of a second can eliminate one of the hurdles for the deployment of all-optical networks, potentially leading to more efficient data centers, finds a new UCL-Microsoft study

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Hunting in savanna-like landscapes may have poured jet fuel on brain evolution

Rife with obstacles and occlusions, terrestrial environments potentially helped give rise to planning circuits in the brain

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