Computer Science

e-textile

Scientists design a new E-textile that can integrate computers into clothing

E-textiles, also called smart clothing or e-fabrics, are fabrics that enable digital components and electronics to be embedded in them. They can be used to...
online survey

What are the last 5 five websites that you visited?

Surveys have been used for more than 150 years to get data about all kinds of opinions, attitudes, but also behaviors. Usually, a standardized questionnaire...
dog reading

How dogs are using media devices

Since their introduction, TV devices have been a popular mass medium for entertaining in almost every home. These media entertainment systems have since been...
Signature Verification

Deep Multitask Metric Learning for Offline Signature Verification

Among different methods of authentication, signature verification has a specific place. The reason is that signing procedure is simple and cheap. Moreover, it is...
Alcatraz Prison

New model to interpret prisoner’s dilemma

Sometimes individual self-interest may conflict social benefit. One of such situations is the Prisoner’s Dilemma, a hypothetical game set up that shows a situation where...
Big health data

A better way to handle big health data

Big Data is helping us make a better world. One important example is its use in healthcare. In 2012, the volume of global health data...
smart energy and green planet

Era of smart energy

Nowadays we have increasing resource and environment problems, and it is urgent to improve energy management. One question is how to use emerging IT technologies,...
Self driving and connected car

Traffic models for self-driving and connected cars

Vehicles are evolving quickly nowadays. For example, a self-driving car can detect surroundings with various techniques like radar, GPS, lidar, and computer vision. The car has...
Big data in smart city

Big data in smart city

Nowadays, the word “smart” means two things: sophisticated computing ability and connection. We use various smart devices in daily life, such as smartphones, smartwatches, tablets,...

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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...