Computer Science

Your future clothes could be made of algae

Rochester researchers use 3D printing to create a novel, environmentally friendly material made of algae that has applications not only for energy and medicine,...

This new method can find the cause of gut infections

In a new study from Tel Aviv University, researchers have created an artificial intelligence platform that can identify the specific proteins that allow bacteria...

3D holographic head-up display could improve road safety

Researchers have developed the first LiDAR-based augmented reality head-up display for use in vehicles. Tests on a prototype version of the technology suggest that it...

Why the semiconductor chip shortage could be a good thing

A shortage of the semiconductor chips that serve as the brainpower in millions of electronic devices has stalled the production of everything from cars...

Scientists catalogue 27 million galaxy morphologies with machine learning

Research from Penn’s Department of Physics and Astronomy has produced the largest catalog of galaxy morphology classification to date. Led by former postdocs Jesús Vega-Ferrero...

This snakebot takes a dive to go where other robots can’t

A snake-like robot can now slither its way through water, allowing it to inspect ships, submarines, and underwater infrastructure for damage. Researchers at Carnegie Mellon...

New digital fingerprints are almost impossible to hack

Researchers have found a way to use chaos to help develop digital fingerprints for electronic devices that may be unique enough to foil even...

New software tool is Swiss Army knife for genomic data

A good way to find out what a cell is doing—whether it is growing out of control as in cancers, or is under the...

What is an NFT? Non-fungible tokens explained

Have you seen the word "NFT" spinning around the internet lately, and found yourself completely confused as to what everyone's talking about? We're here to...

Gravitational lenses could allow a galaxy-wide Internet

As Carl Sagan once said, “The sky calls to us. If we do not destroy ourselves, we will one day venture to the stars.” And...