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Gaming graphics card or GPU could help run prototype fusion reactor, shows study

Nuclear fusion offers the potential for a safe, clean and abundant energy source. This process, which also occurs in the sun, involves plasmas, fluids composed...

Algorithm beats human pilots in drone race for the first time

For the first time, an autonomously flying quadrotor has outperformed two human pilots in a drone race, researchers report. The success is based on a...

Scientists develop more robust memory device for artificial intelligence systems

A research team at Northwestern University and the University of Messina in Italy has developed a new magnetic memory device that could lead to...

This air-powered computer memory could help soft robot control movements

Engineers at UC Riverside have unveiled an air-powered computer memory that can be used to control soft robots. The innovation overcomes one of the biggest...

Engineers 3D printed a soft robotic hand that can play Nintendo

A team of researchers from the University of Maryland has 3D printed a soft robotic hand that is agile enough to play Nintendo's Super...

New method can predict diabetes risk by measuring fat around the heart

In a new study from the Queen Mary University of London, researchers have developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) tool that is able to...

Scientists take big step in race to quantum computing

Physicists from the Harvard-MIT Center for Ultracold Atoms and other universities have developed a special type of quantum computer known as a programmable quantum...

Scientists use artificial intelligence to detect gravitational waves

When gravitational waves were first detected in 2015 by the advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO), they sent a ripple through the scientific community,...

New AI tech for early detection of prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is the most diagnosed cancer and a leading cause of death by cancer in Australian men. Early detection is key to successful treatment...

Four ways artificial intelligence is helping us learn about the universe

Astronomy is all about data. The universe is getting bigger and so too is the amount of information we have about it. But some of the...