MAIL ONLINE: Computers made from HUMAN CELLS: PCs of the future could be made smaller and faster by creating chips based on proteins found in our bodies

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Release date: 23/10/2018

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Currently, a single supercomputer consumes as much energy as thousands of households, said Professor Ross King, a researcher at the University of Manchester who was not involved in the study.

Using biological chips, 'you can get orders of magnitude more into a small space,' he told New Scientist.

'You could have a desktop-sized supercomputer that used a fraction of the power.'

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TitleComputers made from HUMAN CELLS: PCs of the future could be made smaller and faster by creating chips based on proteins found in our bodies
Media name/outletMail Online
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date23/10/18
DescriptionCurrently, a single supercomputer consumes as much energy as thousands of households, said Professor Ross King, a researcher at the University of Manchester who was not involved in the study.

Using biological chips, 'you can get orders of magnitude more into a small space,' he told New Scientist.

'You could have a desktop-sized supercomputer that used a fraction of the power.'
URLhttps://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-6307165/Computers-future-built-using-tiny-proteins-hold-cells-together.html
PersonsRoss King