The UK government announced a £153 million investment into efforts to commercialize #quantum_computing. The UK’s National Quantum Technologies Programme has now passed £1 billion in investments since its inception in 2014.
About 70 % of #nanopublications are published jointly by more than one country each year. Some states, such as Saudi Arabia, have the highest share of #joint_nano_articles (more than 85 %), and some, like China, has the lowest percentage.
One potential of nanotechnology in #mining_industry is the use of needles composed of nanosized #supramolecular_wires that can extract #gold from practically any medium without the need for using toxic chemicals.