Computer Science

AI could prevent vision loss in people with diabetes

In a new study, researchers found that artificial intelligence (AI) can accurately detect serious eye disease among those with diabetes (retinopathy) and could halve...

New quantum breakthrough could offer new direction for communication tech

Quantum communication has the potential to become the ultimate secure communication channel. Not only is it nearly impossible to eavesdrop on quantum communication, but those...

Teleportation helps create live musical performance, says study

Teleportation is most commonly the stuff of science fiction and, for many, would conjure up the immortal phrase "Beam me up Scotty". However, a new...

Ad blockers may benefit websites, users, and the market at large

Contrary to common assumptions, ad blockers may offer some benefits to companies, users, and the market at large. Millions of websites, including some of the...

This wearable-tech glove could translate sign language into speech in real time

The wearable device is inexpensive, flexible and highly durable, UCLA bioengineers say. UCLA bioengineers have designed a glove-like device that can translate American Sign Language...

New way to store data using 2D materials instead of silicon chips

Researchers have invented a way to slide atomically-thin layers of 2D materials over one another to store more data, in less space and using...

AI could help improve performance of lithium-ion batteries and fuel cells

A new machine learning algorithm allows researchers to explore possible designs for the microstructure of fuel cells and lithium-ion batteries, before running 3D simulations...

Machine learning is gullible, shows new study

Artificial intelligence and machine learning technologies are poised to supercharge productivity in the knowledge economy, transforming the future of work. But they're far from perfect. Machine...

New technique could help create all-optical data center networks

A new technique that synchronizes the clocks of computers in under a billionth of a second can eliminate one of the hurdles for the...

Scientists discover unique material design for brain-like computers

Over the past few decades, computers have seen dramatic progress in processing power. However, even the most advanced computers are relatively rudimentary in comparison with...