Memories are made of this

Pierce, Julia
May 2005
Engineer (00137758);5/3/2005, Vol. 293 Issue 7674, p9
Reports that researchers at Oxford University have developed a simple method for reading data from a type of computer memory that uses a magnetic rather than an electrical charge to store information. Possible development of a silicon chip that can store data when its power supply is off; Possible elimination of the hard drive, leading to smaller, cheaper and lighter laptop computers.


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