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Futureproof Extra: Molecular Computing

If you’ve ever accidentally spilled coffee on your laptop you’ll know that computers and liqu...

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07.15 23 Apr 2019


Futureproof Extra: Molecular Computing



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07.15 23 Apr 2019


If you’ve ever accidentally spilled coffee on your laptop you’ll know that computers and liquids generally don’t go together very well, but there are exceptions.

Molecular computers actually thrive in water and that’s certainly not the only way in which they differ from their silicon counterparts.

But what are molecular computers and how do they work?

Damien Woods is Professor of Computer Science in the Hamilton Institute at NUI Maynooth and he joins Jonathan to discuss.


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