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Small code for optimum security

Remote control of radiators or wireless door locks – the possibilities offered by interconnected devices are fascinating, but they have to be protected against hacker attacks. Rubin article

Protecting patients with mathematics

Patient files might contain hints for detecting diseases at an early stage. But how can the collated data be evaluated without invading the patients’ privacy? With the help of mathematics. Rubin article

Electronic micro labs control chemical processes from the inside

Autonomous micro labs the size of cells that monitor chemical systems from the inside – pure fiction, as yet. But several crucial steps have been taken. Rubin article


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