MIT's Technology Review has an article about this "new nanowire-based memory device being developed by researchers at IBM" that stands to boost performance and lower cost. The story notes that the work is still very early stage, but if it succeeds, the memory "could potentially store 10 to 100 times more data than flash ... while operating at much faster speeds." That would be a nice advance for our high-performance computing needs, wouldn't it?

 

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