Computer Science

Scientists break size and speed limit of workhorses of the Internet

Researchers developed and demonstrated for the first time a silicon-based electro-optical modulator that is smaller, as fast as and more efficient than state-of-the-art technologies. By...

Scientists find new way to make future smart computers more energy efficient

The rapid progression of technology has led to a huge increase in energy usage to process the massive troves of data generated by devices. But...

Video games improve the visual attention of expert players

Expert players of action real-time strategy video games such as League of Legends become better at allocating brain resources between visual stimuli that compete...

Scientists find new way to reduce delays in wireless networks

MIT researchers have designed a congestion-control scheme for wireless networks that could help reduce lag times and increase quality in video streaming, video chat,...

Future quantum computers may pose threat to today’s most-secure communications

Quantum computers that are exponentially faster than any of our current classical computers and are capable of code-breaking applications could be available in 12...

New early warning system to fight disinformation online

Researchers at the University of Notre Dame are using artificial intelligence to develop an early warning system that will identify manipulated images, deepfake videos...

New AI technique could check battery health with 10x higher accuracy

Researchers have designed a machine learning method that can predict battery health with 10x higher accuracy than current industry standard. The new method could aid...

Scientists 3D print ventilator splitters to treat multiple patients

In response to a pressing need for more ventilators to treat critically ill COVID-19 patients, a team led by Johns Hopkins University engineers is...

‘Zoombombers’ want to troll your online meetings. Here’s how to stop them

Zoombombing” in case you haven’t heard, is the unsavoury practice of posting distressing comments, pictures or videos after gatecrashing virtual meetings hosted by the...

Some smartphone apps may contain hidden behaviors that users never see

A team of cybersecurity researchers has found that some apps have hidden "backdoor" secrets that could make them vulnerable to hacking. Researchers have discovered that...

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