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Quantum Computing and More-Effective Drugs

Quantum Computing and More-Effective Drugs

The need to create new medicines faces major challenges due to the increasing costs of drug development and the high failure rate of drug candidates. These challenges are faced due to the laborious and expensive processes involved. For example, in order to develop an effective drug, it is necessary to test whether a drug candidate has sufficiently acceptable properties of ADME (absorption,...

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Forecasting the Weather Using Quantum Computers

Forecasting the Weather Using Quantum Computers

Every year there are hurricanes, extreme heat waves, tornadoes, and other extreme weather events, resulting in thousands of deaths and billions of dollars in damages. Prediction of extreme weather further in advance and with increased accuracy could allow for targeted regions to be better prepared in order to reduce loss of life and property damage. Granted, there has been much work undertaken...

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Building Better Qubits

Building Better Qubits

In the 1QBit Guide to Advanced and Quantum Computing, developments from 2019 were presented that indicate we are on the path to fully realized quantum computing. Advancements in quantum computing are strongly dependent on the development of better qubits. The key to creating more-powerful machines is building more-reliable, better-connected, and longer-lasting qubits that could be accurately controlled…

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Market Reactions to COVID-19 Using the CME Market Sentiment Meter

Market Reactions to COVID-19 Using the CME Market Sentiment Meter

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the world forever, and its effect will continue to send shockwaves through many parts of society, notably among the world’s financial markets. These include the eight commodity futures and options products tracked by the CME Market Sentiment Meter (MSM): S&P index futures, US Treasury note futures, crude oil, natural gas, corn, soybeans, the Euro/USD...

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The 1QBit Guide to Advanced and Quantum Computing

Get insights on trends and predictions in advanced and quantum computing, and find out how to get quantum ready.

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