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Google and IBM Clash Over Milestone Quantum Computing Experiment

By  KEVIN HARTNETT

Today Google announced that it achieved "quantum supremacy." Its chief quantum computing rival, IBM, said it hasn't. The disagreement hinges on what the term really means.

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Quantum Supremacy Is Coming: Here's What You Should Know

By  KEVIN HARTNETT 

Researchers are getting close to building a quantum computer that can perform tasks a classical computer can't.

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QUANTIZED COLUMNS
 

Why I Called It 'Quantum Supremacy'

By  JOHN PRESKILL 

The quantum information theorist who coined the term "quantum supremacy" explains what Google has, and hasn't, accomplished.

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NEUROSCIENCE
 

Dueling Brain Waves Anchor or Erase Learning During Sleep

By  ELENA RENKEN

While we sleep, one kind of slow brain wave helps to reinforce memories, but a competing wave weakens them.

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In Brain's Electrical Ripples, Markers for Memories Appear

By  JORDANA CEPELEWICZ

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Mathematicians Begin to Tame Wild 'Sunflower' Problem

By  KEVIN HARTNETT

A major advance toward solving the 60-year-old sunflower conjecture is shedding light on how order begins to appear as random systems grow in size.

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COMBINATORICS(2017)
 

A Puzzle of Clever Connections Nears a Happy End

By  KEVIN HARTNETT

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NEUROSCIENCE
 

A Power Law Keeps the Brain's Perceptions Balanced

By  JORDANA CEPELEWICZ

Researchers have discovered a surprising mathematical relationship in the brain's representations of sensory information, with possible applications to AI research.

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ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE
 

Where We See Shapes, AI Sees Textures

By  JORDANA CEPELEWICZ

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