Computer Science

Engineers make editing video as easy as editing text

A new algorithm allows video editors to modify talking head videos as if they were editing text – copying, pasting, or adding and deleting...
Somebody’s watching you when you take self-driving cars

Somebody’s watching you when you take self-driving cars

Picture the future, where driving is a thing of the past. You can hop in your car or one from a ride-share, buckle up and...
Nanoscale ‘donuts’ offer boost to quantum computing

Nanoscale ‘donuts’ offer boost to quantum computing

Growing 2D crystals over an array of micron-scale “donuts” may lead to tailored materials for quantum information processing and other novel electronics. As researchers eye...

Princeton study uses AI to find new mutations behind autism

In a new study, researchers used artificial intelligence (AI) to decode the functional impact of mutations in people with autism. The research was led by...
Vapor stabilizing technique helps boost quantum computing

Vapor stabilizing technique helps boost quantum computing

The patented technique allows electrons to be used for quantum computing, high-precision measurements and other applications. A technique to stabilize alkali metal vapor density using...

VR may detect early signs of Alzheimer’s disease, Cambridge study shows

In a new study, researchers found that virtual reality (VR) could help detect navigation problems in early Alzheimer’s disease. The VR detection is more accurately...
Scientists land drones smoothly with deep neural network

Scientists land drones smoothly with deep neural network

Landing multi-rotor drones smoothly is difficult. Complex turbulence is created by the airflow from each rotor bouncing off the ground as the ground grows ever...
New light beam device could lead to faster internet

New light beam device could lead to faster internet

A research team has developed a light beam device that could lead to faster internet, clearer images of space and more detailed medical imaging. University...
Driverless cars working together can speed up traffic by 35 percent

Driverless cars working together can speed up traffic by 35 percent

A fleet of driverless cars working together to keep traffic moving smoothly can improve overall traffic flow by at least 35 percent, researchers have...
AI could predict a heart attack better than human

AI could predict a heart attack better than human

In a new study, researchers found that machine learning is overtaking humans in predicting death or heart attack. Machine learning is the modern bedrock of...

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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...
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 popular painkiller may harm your blood sugar

In a new study, researchers found popular pain drug opioid tramadol (marketed as ConZip and Ultram) may increase the risk of developing hypoglycemia, or...

Popular high blood pressure drug may increase risk of bowel disease

High blood pressure harms one in ten adults across the globe, and it increases the risk of heart attack and stroke. The most common treatments...
Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damaging heart and kidneys

Common painkiller may harm your immune system, damage heart and kidneys

In a recent study, researchers found that a widely used type of painkiller may increase risks of heart failure and kidney disease. The type of...