The Sci-Fi Dream of a ‘Molecular Computer’ Is Getting More Real

The Sci-Fi Dream of a 'Molecular Computer' Is Getting More Real

The reason they could opt for a more information-dense bit is because of the physics of the reading head. When the head sticks to a -1, it contorts in a predictable way. When it sticks to a section deemed +1, it contorts the opposite way. For 0, no contortion. Then, if you shine light at … Read more

The Leicester reaction to getting back ‘desperate’ England players

The Leicester reaction to getting back 'desperate' England players

Leicester boss Steve Borthwick has insisted that Ben YoungsJack van Poortvliet and Freddie Steward have not been damaged by England’s debilitating Autumn Nations Series results and are ready to help the club’s Gallagher Premiership title defense and Heineken Champions Cup challenge. With England winning just one of their four autumn tests, the fallout from the … Read more

You Got Laid Off: What to Do With Your Money

You Got Laid Off: What to Do With Your Money

When you’re laid offyou’re not going to be in the clearest state of mind to take care of your financial life. It can be challenging to do much of anything at first, says Pamela Capalad, a New York-based certified financial planner. “But you have to deal with the financial stuff.” To safeguard your finances, consider … Read more

Edinburgh International Film Festival: Funding and rights secured to revive 75-year-old event

Edinburgh International Film Festival: Funding and rights secured to revive 75-year-old event

Funding has been secured to bring the Edinburgh International Film Festival (EIFF) back to life. Government agency Creative Scotland has allocated an initial £97,647 to a reboot after securing the rights to bring the event back under its previous guise. Creative Scotland and sister organization Screen Scotland have been involved in rescue talks since arts … Read more

Marcus Sedgwick obituary | Marcus Sedgwick

Marcus Sedgwick, who has died suddenly aged 54, was a passionate and intellectually challenging writer of more than 40 books, mostly for children and young adults, each told with creative originality and optimism however apparently dark their theme. He was also an encouraging, stimulating and generous teacher of creative writing. His stories were demanding and … Read more

Maisie Smith, 21, reveals her family support her relationship with Max George, 34,

Maisie Smith, 21, reveals her family support her relationship with Max George, 34,

Maisie Smith has revealed her mother Julia has ‘never seen me so happy’ as she discussed her relationship with Max George. The former EastEnders actress, 21, and The Wanted singer, 34, made their first TV appearance as a couple on Thursday’s episode of Loose Women. Speaking about the reaction to their relationship, Maisie said: ‘The … Read more

Homelessness researchers get real-time data from mobile phone surveys

Homelessness researchers get real-time data from mobile phone surveys

A homeless encampment in Los Angeles. Credit: Shutterstock Few laws from Los Angeles City Hall spark as much debate as those dealing with homelessness. Look no further than the city’s controversial ordinance banning camping in certain public places, which became a hot-button issue ahead of the municipal election. Yet missing from many policy discussions are … Read more