A Single Nanoparticle Enables Two Medical Imaging Techniques

A Single Nanoparticle Enables Two Medical Imaging Techniques By Dexter Johnson Posted 20 Nov 2014 | 21:00 GMT Image: Christine Daniloff/MIT Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) havedeveloped a nanoparticle that enables both magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as well as fluorescent imaging in living animals.  The researchers believe that a single nanoparticle capable of performing these two functions …

The Cost of Creating Collisions Using SHA-1 (FPGAs)

The Cost of Creating Collisions Using SHA-1 (FPGAs) Posted by Rick Andrews on November 18, 2014 Re-Posted by Michael Ristoff SHA-1 is a cryptographic hash algorithm that is most commonly used today in TLS/SSL certificates on the Internet. It has almost completely replaced older algorithms like MD2, MD4 and MD5, which were phased out when practical attacks against those algorithms …

New FPGA-based USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Device Controller From SLS

New FPGA-based USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Device Controller From SLS By: Max Maxfield Dubbed “SuperSpeed,” USB 3.0 is increasingly being adopted in the electronics industry for applications requiring its high-bandwidth transfer capabilities of up to 5 Gbit/s. In many cases, designers are using USB 3.0 in conjunction with an FPGA. For example, automotive systems designers may be using an FPGA as part …