Computer Science

Scientists make first 'on demand' quantum link between two quantum chips

Scientists make first ‘on demand’ quantum link between two quantum chips

Researchers at QuTech in Delft have succeeded in generating quantum entanglement between two quantum chips faster than the entanglement is lost. Entanglement - once referred...
Video consultations boosts liver disease survival rates by over 50%

Video consultations boosts liver disease survival rates by over 50%

For patients who live in rural areas, driving to see a specialist in a large city or at a university hospital can be challenging,...
Strange quasi-particles could be useful in quantum computing

Strange quasi-particles could be useful in quantum computing

By measuring how heat is conducted in an exotic matter state, researchers show evidence for the presence of ‘non-Abelian anyons,’ particles that could store...
New method squashes cyberbully fast and accurately

New method squashes cyberbully fast and accurately

Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder have designed a new technique for spotting nasty personal attacks on social media networks like Instagram. The new...
Novel transmitter protects wireless data from hackers

Novel transmitter protects wireless data from hackers

Today, more than 8 billion devices are connected around the world, forming an “internet of things” that includes medical devices, wearables, vehicles, and smart...
Can AI surpass doctors one day

Can AI surpass doctors one day?

In Google’s developer conference in early May, its CEO Sundar Pichai showed how the company’s newest research in artificial intelligence (AI) could help doctors...
Scientists use 4D scanning to predict behaviour of volcanoes

Scientists use 4D scanning to predict behavior of volcanoes

Scientists are using the latest in 4D technology to predict the behavior of lava flows and its implications for volcanic eruptions. The results explain why...
Connected cars can lie, posing a new threat to smart cities

Connected cars can lie, posing a new threat to smart cities

The day when cars can talk to each other – and to traffic lights, stop signs, guardrails and even pavement markings – is rapidly...

‘Brain password’ uses Leo DiCaprio to unlock your smartphone

Your reaction to pics of Leonardo DiCaprio could unlock your next smartphone Researchers are working on a “brain password” system that could let you unlock...
Artificial intelligence can’t reason why

Artificial intelligence can’t reason why

Computer programs have reached a bewildering point in their long and unsteady journey toward artificial intelligence. They outperform people at tasks we once felt to be...