Daily Archives: July 3, 2019

If You Solve This Math Problem, You Could Steal All the Bitcoin in the World

https://gizmodo.com/if-you-solve-this-math-problem-you-could-steal-all-the-1836047131 A diagram showing the relevant complexity classes in the P vs NP problem. “P” problems are solvable in polynomial time; “NP” problems might be solvable in polynomial time, and are checkable in polynomial time. “NP-complete” problems are NP problems … Continue reading

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Researchers Use CRISPR to Remove HIV From Mice

https://gizmodo.com/researchers-use-crispr-to-remove-hiv-from-mice-1836054461 An electron micrograph of HIV particles infecting a human T cell.Image: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases An interdisciplinary team of scientists is claiming to have eliminated the HIV virus from the genomes of mice by combining the … Continue reading

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Canon Stuck a Smartphone Lens Into a Flash Drive For This Tiny Clip-on Camera

https://gizmodo.com/canon-stuck-a-smartphone-lens-into-a-flash-drive-for-th-1836072908 Now that the optics and sensors in smartphones produce images on par with what you’d get from an affordable point and shoot camera, Canon has decided to just go with the flow and build a tiny barebones shooter that … Continue reading

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