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Scientists create quantum states in everyday electronics

After decades of miniaturization, the electronic components we’ve relied on for computers and modern technologies are now starting to reach fundamental limits. Faced with this...

Your food may help make stickier, safer glues for laptops, packaging, furniture

Scientists at Purdue University have used food components to create high-performance, tunable adhesives that are nontoxic and degradable. You cannot make glue out of a...

Fingerprint login should be a secure defense for our data, but most of us...

While the data from a fingerprint is very hard to retrieve, cybercriminals can get around biometric technology in various ways. And having a weak...

Diamonds in your devices could power next generation of energy storage

Our use of battery-operated devices and appliances has been increasing steadily, bringing with it the need for safe, efficient, and high-performing power sources. To this...

Apple Watch may help diagnose a heart attack

In a new study, researchers found that an electrocardiogram (ECG) generated by the Apple Watch series 4 or 5 may be used to diagnose...

Scientists make new breakthrough in quantum computing

Researchers at Johns Hopkins University have developed a new method for producing atomically-thin semiconducting crystals that could one day enable more powerful and compact...

Scientists discover “ripple” in flexible material that could benefit electronic devices

A newly discovered phenomenon in a flexible semiconductor could affect its promise for electronic devices. Two-dimensional materials — those either only an atom or layer...

This chip could extend battery life for small wireless devices

A new power saving chip developed by engineers at the University of California San Diego could significantly reduce or eliminate the need to replace...

Scientists develop sensor to save children, pets left in vehicles

A small, inexpensive sensor could save lives by triggering an alarm when children or pets are left alone in vehicles. The new device, developed by...

Scientists convert 2D images into 3D using deep learning

A UCLA research team has devised a technique that extends the capabilities of fluorescence microscopy, which allows scientists to precisely label parts of living...

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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...