Computer Science

Bitcoin alone can push global warming above 2 degrees C in a couple decades

Bitcoin alone can push global warming above 2 degrees C in a couple decades

It alone could produce enough emissions to raise global temperatures as soon as 2033 A new study published in Nature Climate Change finds that if Bitcoin...

Battery-free eye tracker provides a new vision for the future of augmented reality

Battery-free eye-tracking glasses developed at Dartmouth College could create an even more realistic experience for augmented reality enthusiasts. The new technology improves player controls for...

Pokémon Go is not dead, it has 5 million loyal players and it’s changing...

Augmented reality game Pokémon Go has been downloaded more than 800 million times, making it one of the most successful examples of location-based media...

3D bioprinting could create artificial blood vessels and organ tissue

CU Boulder engineers have developed a 3D printing technique that allows for localized control of an object’s firmness. This opens up new biomedical avenues that...

Scientists make giant leap in quantum sensing

Army scientists, who seek to equip future Soldiers with more accurate sensors, are developing a new quantum sensor using atoms excited to unusually high...

Artificial intelligence helps control quantum computers

Quantum computers could solve complex tasks that are beyond the capabilities of conventional computers. However, the quantum states are extremely sensitive to constant interference from...
How should autonomous vehicles be programmed

How should autonomous vehicles be programmed

A massive new survey developed by MIT researchers reveals some distinct global preferences concerning the ethics of autonomous vehicles, as well as some regional...

New tech could make 100-times-faster internet

Groundbreaking new technology could allow 100-times-faster internet by harnessing twisted light beams to carry more data and process it faster. Broadband fiber-optics carry information on...

Origami and 3D printing merge to make complex structures in one shot

By merging the ancient art of origami with 21st century technology, researchers have created a one-step approach to fabricating complex origami structures. The origami structures’...

Grocers: Get ready to join the blockchain party

In the wake of this year’s large E. coli outbreak, Walmart notified its leafy green suppliers that they must be using blockchain technology to...