Computer Science

Artificial chemist could make best quantum dots in minutes

In proof-of-concept experiments, research shows that technology called “Artificial Chemist” can identify and produce the best possible quantum dots for any color in 15...

AI tool could make blurry faces look more than 60 times sharper

Facial features like eyes and lips are barely distinguishable in the blurry photo on the left. Enlarged more than 60 times (right) it's a...

Scientists find new ways to test swarming drones

The U.S. Army has implemented a one-of-a-kind outdoor system to test swarming drones--with a capacity of more than 1,500 times the volume of a...

Scientists create a brain-on-a-chip

MIT engineers have designed a “brain-on-a-chip,” smaller than a piece of confetti, that is made from tens of thousands of artificial brain synapses known...

Scientists create tiny, magnetically powered neural stimulator

Scientists have created a tiny surgical implant that can electrically stimulate the brain and nervous system without using a battery or wired power supply. The...

Artificial brains may need sleep as much as we do in the future

No one can say whether androids will dream of electric sheep, but they will almost certainly need periods of rest that offer benefits similar...

Silicon neurons could add new dimension to computer processors

When it fires, a neuron consumes significantly more energy than an equivalent computer operation. And yet, a network of coupled neurons can continuously learn, sense...

This cockroach-inspired robot is small but mighty

The microrobot is one of the smallest and most dexterous robots to date. This itsy-bitsy robot can't climb up the waterspout yet but it can...

Smart molecules could help make computers with 100-times bigger memories

Computer hard drives of the future could be made up of smart molecules. Researchers have discovered a single molecule 'switch' that can act like a...

This new AI could predict COVID-19 without testing

Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence diagnostic that can predict whether someone is likely to have COVID-19 based on their symptoms, according to a...

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