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Last weeks's top headlines:

Inside X, Google’s top-secret moonshot factory
24th February 2020 - Listed in:
Gandalf arrives on rollerblades. It’s morning in the cafeteria at X – formerly Google X – and Astro Teller, X’s Captain of Moonshots, glides over dressed in coarse grey robes and a pointed hat, carrying oatmeal. Jedi stroll past to...
While the faithful were gathered for Oracle’s OpenWorld Europe (OOW) knees-up at London’s Excel centre, boffins using the company’s cloud have been busy creating a virtual human. Far be it from us to suggest the company’s emissions regarding the potential...
The world is watching with alarm as China struggles to contain a dangerous new virus, now being called SARS-CoV-2. It has quarantined entire cities, and the US has put a blanket ban on travellers who’ve been there. Health officials are...
96-Core Processor Made of Chiplets
24th February 2020 - Listed in:
For decades, the trend was for more and more of a computer’s systems to be integrated onto a single chip. Today’s system-on-chips, which power smartphones and servers alike, are the result. But complexity and cost are starting to erode the...
When the protein tau builds up in the brain, it can form toxic tangles that are the hallmark of several neurological diseases, including Alzheimer’s and frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD), a particularly devastating early-onset form of dementia. Now, researchers at the...
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Your events coming up in London and the South East:

25th February 2020 08:00-26th February 2020 08:00
Water Resource Management & Future Technologies: Water Recycling & Desalination
The Old Courtroom, Brighton (FREE)
25th February 2020, 08:45-19:00
CRUK City of London Centre 2020 Symposium on Cancer Biotherapeutics
Darwin Lecture Theater, London (FREE but booking required)
25th February 2020, 13:00-14:00
Recording from a myriad of neurons to understand behaviour
Darwin Lecture Theater, London (FREE)
25th February 2020, 17:45-19:00
The Artificial Intelligence Revolution
University of Roehampton, Whitelands College, London (FREE but booking required)
26th February 2020, 16:00-17:00
Nanoplasmonics instrument development for clinical diagnostics and optophysiology of cells & tissues
Imperial College London, RSM 2.28, Royal School of Mines, London (FREE)
26th February 2020, 18:00-20:30
AI and the future of work
The Alan Turing Institute, London (FREE)
26th February 2020, 19:00-20:00
Disruptive Robotics at Ocado – from changing the way we shop to changing the world!
Lindop Building, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield (FREE but booking required)
27th February 2020, 09:30-18:00
Nature Inspired Solutions to Industrial Challenges
Ambassadors Bloomsbury Hotel, London (FREE)
27th February 2020, 12:30-14:00
Understanding educational maths apps for young children
Room C3.13, UCL Institute of Education, London (FREE)
27th February 2020, 13:00-14:30
Healthcare Associated Infections and Antimicrobial Resistance
RODH 265, Imperial College London, London (FREE)
27th February 2020, 17:30-20:00
From Code Cracking to Cyber Security: A Transatlantic Partnership
Room LG04, 26 Bedford Way, London (FREE)
27th February 2020, 18:00-19:30
Child-friendly cities and social infrastructure
Room 675, UCL Institute of Education, London (FREE)
28th February 2020, 14:00-17:00
Faculty of Natural Sciences Research Seminar: Infectious Diseases
(FREE)
2nd March 2020, 18:30-20:00
UCL x DeepMind Deep Learning Lecture Series – Optimization for ML
B40, UCL Darwin Building, London (FREE)
3rd March 2020 08:00-4th March 2020 08:00
HVAC Engineering: Design, Commissioning and Operational Considerations for Large Infrastructure
Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE), London (Booking and payment required)
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