Computer Science

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...

AI could help doctors predict depression outcomes

The psychiatry field has long sought answers to explain why antidepressants help only some people. Is a patient's recovery due merely to a placebo effect—the...

Scientists now have a new therapy for obesity

In a new study, researchers have developed a new therapy against excessive weight. They found virtual reality (VR) could positively affect the body perception of...

New algorithms could protect power grid from ‘internet of things’ attack

Last year, Princeton researchers identified a disturbing security flaw in which hackers could someday exploit internet-connected appliances to wreak havoc on the electrical grid. Now,...

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