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Everybody talks about quantum mechanics, but nobody ever does anything about it. Until now. Eggheads at the University of Michigan have come up with a computer chip that uses quantum mechanics, that strange science that says yes, you can be in two places at once. The Michigan dudes created a chip that's the size of a baby's fingernail which is more of an experiment than a real world application. Bottom line, it's the first baby step on the way to computers which will be thousands of times faster than those we use today. Makes my head spin. And mine, too.

Researchers Develop Quantum Processor [Reuters]