Home Computer Science

Computer Science

Scientists point out the path toward brain-like computers

Since the advent of computing, people have lauded technology’s potential to act as a human brain. In truth, computers have worked nothing at all like...

Fingerprint login should be a secure defense for our data, but most of us...

While the data from a fingerprint is very hard to retrieve, cybercriminals can get around biometric technology in various ways. And having a weak...

Atomic-scale manufacturing method could enable ultra-efficient computers

As computers continue to infiltrate almost every aspect of modern life, their negative impact on the environment grows. According to recent estimates, the electricity required...

Scientists create record-setting mobility transistor

Many of the technologies we rely on, from smartphones to wearable devices and more, utilize fast wireless communications. What might we accomplish if those devices...

New algorithms could train AI to avoid specific bad behaviors

Robots, self-driving cars and other intelligent machines could become better-behaved thanks to a new way to help machine learning designers build AI applications. Artificial intelligence...

Scientists create super-fast ‘light switch’ for future cars and computers

Self-driving cars have become better and more reliable in recent years. Before they might be allowed to drive completely autonomously on our roads in the...

Beyond Moore’s Law: Taking transistors into the third dimension

Silicon integrated circuits, which are used in computer processors, are approaching the maximum feasible density of transistors on a single chip--at least, in two-dimensional...

Quantum computers learn to mark their own work

Quantum computers can potentially answer questions beyond the capabilities of classical computing – but their answers might not be reliable University of Warwick scientists have...

Scientists design built-in controls for mini-chemical labs on a chip

Since the 1990s, scientists have been exploring the possibilities of miniaturized chemical “laboratories” on a chip. Microfluidic systems can accommodate chemical experiments on a chip...

How hackers could use Wi-Fi to track you inside your home

As connected devices such as voice assistants, security cameras, and smart appliances grow in popularity, the homes and offices where they are installed become...

Most Popular

Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

In a recent study from the University of East Anglia, researchers find that long-term use of anticholinergic antidepressants is linked to a higher risk...

This popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...