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Scientists create a new computer chip prototype for Internet of Things

Scientists create a new computer chip prototype for Internet of Things

In a new study, researchers have created a prototype “computer-on-a-chip”. According to the researchers, the prototype’s data processing and memory circuits use less than electricity. It...
New platform puts data privacy in the hands of users

New platform lets users control their data privacy

A new study from MIT and Harvard researchers has developed a new platform to make sure that users could decide how their data are...

New technology breaks through sign language barriers

MSU engineers developed and patented a sign language translator technology that – unlike prior mechanisms – is non-invasive and as portable as a tube...

Gearing up for 5G: A miniature, low-cost transceiver for fast, reliable communications

Researchers at Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) have designed a 28 GHz transceiver that integrates beamforming with dual-polarized multiple-input and multiple-output (MIMO) technology. Measuring...

OK Google: Find the humpback whales

What do you do when you have too much data? It’s not a question I’ve ever had to ask myself in my scientific career, and...

‘Reverse trick’ for LEDs could keep future computers cool

In a finding that runs counter to a common assumption in physics, researchers ran a light emitting diode (LED) with electrodes reversed in order...

Blockchain can strengthen the credibility of meta-analyses

When it comes to accumulating and assessing research evidence, meta-analyses are considered the gold standard as they allow researchers to analyze results from many...

Most Americans don’t realize what companies can predict from their data

Sixty-seven percent of smartphone users rely on Google Maps to help them get to where they are going quickly and efficiently. A major of feature...

Running an LED in reverse could cool future computers

In a finding that runs counter to a common assumption in physics, researchers at the University of Michigan ran a light emitting diode (LED)...

Quantum strangeness gives rise to new electronics

Noting the startling advances in semiconductor technology, Intel co-founder Gordon Moore proposed that the number of transistors on a chip will double each year,...

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Scientists confirm the main cause of dementia

In a recent study, researchers confirmed they discovered the main cause of dementia. The researchers suggest that the build-up of urea in the brain to...

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

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...

For older people, weight training is more important than cardio exercise

In a recent study from Wake Forest University, researchers found that weight training is more effective than cardio for older people. It is known that...
Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

Three common drugs linked to high dementia risk

In a recent study, researchers found long-term use of two antidepressants is linked to a higher risk of dementia. In addition, drugs prescribed for bladder...
Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

Hubble discovers a unique type of object in the solar system

With the help of the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, a German-led group of astronomers have observed the intriguing characteristics of an unusual type of...