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New machine learning system could help hunt down “serial hijackers”

An increasingly popular form of cyber-attack is to hijack IP addresses for a range of goals, from sending spam and malware to stealing Bitcoin. It’s...

Scientists discover new material that could someday power quantum computer

Researchers discover a superconductor that naturally exists between two states, a finding that could pave the way for more complex computing in the future. Quantum...

Electron switch may get us closer to quantum computers

Quantum computing has the potential to revolutionize technology, medicine, and science by providing faster and more efficient processors, sensors, and communication devices. But transferring information...

Your video can ID you through walls

The new method could help identify a person through walls from candidate video footage, using only WiFi. Researchers in the lab of UC Santa Barbara...

Machine learning helps open up new possibilities for quantum devices

Scientists have developed a new algorithm that can be used to measure quantum dots automatically. The electron spin of individual electrons in quantum dots could...

What do the next 20 years hold for artificial intelligence

The year is 2031. An outbreak of a highly contagious mosquito-borne virus in the U.S. has spread quickly to major cities around the world. It’s all...

Scientist create new way to make integrated photonics for lightning-fast computers

The signals from a lighthouse to ships at sea is an early example of optical communication, the use of light to transmit information. Today, researchers...

Army project brings quantum internet closer to reality

Researchers at the University of Innsbruck, funded by the US Army, achieved a record for the transfer of quantum entanglement between matter and light...

Scientists find a new way to produce curvy and 3D electronics

New method fills a need in emerging applications for electronic devices. Contact lenses that can monitor your health as well as correct your eyesight aren't...

One small step for electrons, one giant leap for quantum computers

Quantum computing has the potential to revolutionize technology, medicine, and science by providing faster and more efficient processors, sensors, and communication devices. But transferring information...

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These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

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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...