Computer Science

How are blockchain and algorithms affecting the world of finance

On 6 May 2010, the Dow Jones Index dropped over 1,000 points in the space of a few minutes. The biggest stock market crash within...

Robots, AI and drones when did toys turn into rocket science

I’m a geek. And as a geek, I love my tech toys. But over time I’ve noticed toys are becoming harder to understand. Some modern...

Scientists achieve new leap for quantum computing

Researchers at Princeton University have made an important step forward in the quest to build a quantum computer using silicon components. Imagine a world where...

AI discovers previously unknown features linked to cancer recurrence

In a new study, researchers found that artificial intelligence (AI) technology could successfully discover features in pathology images from human cancer patients, without annotation,...

Light can evolve in up to seven dimensions on new optical chips

A new design of optical chips enables light to experience multiple dimensions. This could underpin versatile platforms for advanced communications and ultra-fast artificial intelligence technologies. This...

Your car could be at risk for cyberattacks

There are cracks in smart car cybersecurity that leave them open to potential attack, according to new research that looks at the issue through...

This ‘lemon’ could help machine learning create better drugs

One of the challenges in using machine learning for drug development is to create a process for the computer to extract needed information from...

Scientists create new model that could beat Wall Street analysts

Knowing a company's true sales can help determine its value. Investors, for instance, often employ financial analysts to predict a company's upcoming earnings using various...

How vulnerable is your car to cyberattacks?

Even the smartest of smart cars have issues. The emergence of smart cars has opened the door to limitless possibilities for technology and innovation -...

Smart intersections could cut autonomous car congestion

In the not-so-distant future, city streets could be flooded with autonomous vehicles. Self-driving cars can move faster and travel closer together, allowing more of them...

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Harvard scientists confirm an important cause of grey hair

When Marie Antoinette was captured during the French Revolution, her hair reportedly turned white overnight. In more recent history, John McCain experienced severe injuries as...

Scientists find the major cause of autism

In a new study, researchers discovered that autism is 80% reliant on inherited genes. That means that environmental causes are only responsible for 20% of...

This study finds a new cause of autism

Autism affects 1 in 59 children and is 4 times more common in boys than in girls, and it is a developmental disorder. People with...
These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

These two types of drugs are linked to dementia

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...

This walking exercise can make older people healthy and fit

In a recent study from Shinshu University in Japan, researchers found an effective way to increase overall fitness and decrease lifestyle-related disease (LSD) through...