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Quantum-Aided Drug Design from POLARISqb Demonstrates Best-in-Class Capabilities
Polaris Quantum Biotech (POLARISqb), the leader in quantum computing-based drug design, announced the development of Quantum-Aided Drug Design (QuADD) for molecular library optimization in April 2023. QuADD runs on  quantum computers that solve problems with unprecedented speed and power, allowing users to search a chemical space of more than 1030 molecules for those that complement…
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POLARISqb Receives DARPA IMPAQT Funding to Advance Quantum Computing for Drug Design
The Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) awarded POLARISqb a research contract in support of their work designing drugs with quantum computers. The contract is a part of the Advanced Research Concept topic Imagining Practical Applications for a Quantum Tomorrow (IMPAQT). POLARISqb has been developing quantum computing methods for drug discovery since their inception in…
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A Very Brief History of Very Large Numbers
What is the largest number of which you can conceive? This question has driven mathematicians and scientists for millennia, challenging the greatest minds of every era. In ancient India, a sacred text called the Yajurveda from around 1000 BCE named numbers based on the power of ten up to a quadrillion, or 1012. Building on…
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