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How AI is helping us discover materials faster than ever

We can predict which compounds can create materials before setting foot in a lab For hundreds of years, new materials were discovered through trial and error, or luck and serendipity. Now, scientists are using artificial intelligence to speed up the process. Recently, researchers at Northwestern University used AI to figure... Read More

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China’s Official Gov’t Auditor Considers Blockchain To Streamline Data Infrastructure

The National Audit Office of the People’s Republic of China is considering a Blockchain solution to address the problem of what it describes as the “endless cycle of data storage and management” for its current infrastructure, according to an announcement published on its website Apr 24. The National Audit Office is... Read More

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Salesforce Among 12 New Members to Join Blockchain Research Institute

Cloud computing company Salesforce is among 12 new members to the Blockchain Research Institute (BRI), the multi-million dollar global blockchain think tank announced on Tuesday. Devoted to the study of blockchain strategies, applications and obstacles to implementation, the Institute already boasts the membership of government entities, major tech companies, financial... Read More

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China’s Official Government Auditor Is Looking at Blockchain Solutions

China’s government auditor thinks blockchain can “open up a window” to more streamlined data storage. In an article published Tuesday on its website, the National Audit Office of the People’s Republic of China discussed using blockchain to alleviate the bottleneck caused by its current data storage infrastructure. At present, the office... Read More

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NASA Funds Development Of Autonomous Spacecraft That Uses Blockchain

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has awarded a new grant that supports the development of an autonomous spacecraft that could make decisions using Blockchain technology without human intervention, news outlet Space.com reported April 18. Jin Wei Kocsis, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University... Read More

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NASA Initiates Independent Research on the Ethereum Blockchain

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in conjunction with the University of Akron (UA) has just initiated a new research program that will see the two scientific powerhouses come-together to implement Ethereum-based blockchain technology for the purposes of space communication and navigation. With blockchain already being implemented within various... Read More

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Card Operator Discover Joins Blockchain Trade Group

Global payments giant Discover Financial Services has joined the Chamber of Digital Commerce to assist the group’s mission of blockchain education and advocacy. Joining the Chamber’s executive committee as a full member, the firm, which operates the Discover Card, will “join the Chamber’s efforts to educate, promote and accelerate the adoption... Read More

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The first successful transfer of DNA Sequence over the Ethereum Blockchain

DNAtix has completed the first Proof Of Concept (POC) test by transferring the complete genome sequence of a virus – Enterobacteria phage phiX174 sensu lato – over the Ethereum Blockchain. The bacteria phage, a single-stranded DNA (ssDNA) virus and the first DNA-based genome to be sequenced. This proof of concept... Read More

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How Blockchain Can Help Fix the Trucking Industry

The U.S. trucking industry generated over $676 billion in revenue in 2017, moving about 70% of the nation’s entire domestic freight tonnage. The American Trucking Association predicts that the industry will only continue to grow, with freight volume increasing about 3% annually for the next five years. But as freight... Read More