Computer Science

14 key components of creativity

Computer scientists discover 14 key components of creativity

Creativity is a complex, multi-faceted concept encompassing a variety of related aspects, abilities, properties and behaviors. In a recent study, scientists use a computational linguistic...
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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Harvard scientists confirm an important cause of grey hair

When Marie Antoinette was captured during the French Revolution, her hair reportedly turned white overnight. In more recent history, John McCain experienced severe injuries as...

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 walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...

This study finds a new cause of autism

Autism affects 1 in 59 children and is 4 times more common in boys than in girls, and it is a developmental disorder. People with...