Computer Science

Simulation of BRD4 Interacting with a Potent Inhibitor

Scientists develop a new computational tool to speed drug discovery

A new computational tool called fABMACS is helping scientists more efficiently understand how protein molecule functions, which could ultimately speed up the drug discovery...
Netflix content delivery

Scientists map Netflix’s content delivery network for the first time

Scientists at Queen Mary University of London have revealed the network infrastructure used by Netflix for its content delivery. They achieved this by mimicking the...
computer Ising machine

Stanford scientists create a new computer to solve complex problems and save billions

The processing power of standard computers is likely to reach its maximum in the next 10 to 25 years. Even at this maximum power, traditional...
compromise privacy

Typing during Skype video or audio conference can compromise privacy

In a recent study led by University of California, Irvine, researchers find that traditional keyboard sounds can be decoded during skyping. This means typing...
cruise control

Decision making during alcohol drinking is the same as cruise control on a car

Heavy alcohol drinking is an important public health issue. In the United States, over 88,000 people die every year from alcohol-related causes. In a recent...
Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Michael Bloomberg donates $50 million to the Museum of Science to help research

Michael Bloomberg, the owner of Bloomberg L.P. and the former Mayor of New York City, donate $50 million to the Museum of Science. The $50...
Brain waves cyber security

Brain waves can be used to protect cyber security

Cyber security and authentication have been under attack in recent months, seemingly every other day. Just recently, more than 500 million passwords were stolen...
14 key components of creativity

Computer scientists discover 14 key components of creativity

Creativity is a complex, multi-faceted concept encompassing a variety of related aspects, abilities, properties and behaviors. In a recent study, scientists use a computational linguistic...
e-textile

Scientists design a new E-textile that can integrate computers into clothing

E-textiles, also called smart clothing or e-fabrics, are fabrics that enable digital components and electronics to be embedded in them. They can be used to...
online survey

What are the last 5 five websites that you visited?

Surveys have been used for more than 150 years to get data about all kinds of opinions, attitudes, but also behaviors. Usually, a standardized questionnaire...