Beyond Bitcoin: A new case for novel payment…

In his latest book, economist Robert Townsend surveys how “distributed ledger” technologies can help emerging economies and many industries. CAMBRIDGE, Mass.(MIT news office) -- The cryptocurrency Bitcoin has become a center of excitement, mystery, and controversy.…

EU science funding could slow future research and…

MUNICH — Research and innovation are key drivers of productivity and economic growth, significantly contributing to technological breakthroughs and scientific advancements that are crucial for addressing Europe’s economic and societal challenges. Unfortunately, Europe is now at risk of…

Controlling light with light

1200 Researchers have discovered a novel technique to control light with light. The study, published in the prestigious scientific journal Nature Photonics, paves the way to the development of new optical communication technologies. With this…