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IBM’s new CEO Arvind Krishna explains why practical future of quantum computing is closer than we think

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman‘s Budget speech was replete with geeky terms. One of them was quantum technology. “Quantum technology is opening up new frontiers in computing, communications, cyber security with wide-spread applications. It is expected that lots of commercial applications would emerge from theoretical constructs which are developing in this area,” Nirmala Sitharaman, Minister of Finance, said. “It is proposed to ... Read More »

Yamaha R15 V3.0: A closer look

The Yamaha R15 was one of the first desirable, and affordable, sports bikes in India. While its initial run was largely successful, arguably on account of a first mover advantage, it has been somewhat eclipsed in the past few years by heavy competition. But Yamaha, it seems, is not one to step down from a challenge. Enter the R15 V3.0, ... Read More »

Personalised Chemotherapy For Leukaemia Patients A Step Closer

The research focused on treatment-related toxicity associated with a class of medication called thiopurines. (Representational Image) Washington:  Researchers have determined how inherited gene variations lead to severe drug toxicity that may threaten chances for a cure in children with leukaemia, a finding which sets the stage to expand the use of a patient’s genetic make-up to tailor chemotherapy. The research ... Read More »