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New ultrafast camera could take 1 trillion frames per second of transparent objects

A little over a year ago, Caltech's Lihong Wang developed the world's fastest camera, a device capable of taking 10 trillion pictures per second. It...

Amazon Echo’s privacy issues go way beyond voice recordings

Amazon Echo and the Alexa voice assistant have had widely publicized issues with privacy. Whether it is the amount of data they collect or the...

Scientists create a ‘crystal within a crystal’ for new electronic devices

Liquid crystals have enabled new technologies, like LCD screens, through their ability to reflect certain color wavelengths. Researchers at the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering...

4 tips to avoid your smartphone taking over the holidays

There’s nothing like waking up Christmas morning to a new bright notification on your smartphone. With our phones continuously tugging at our attention, being fully...

Camouflage made of quantum material could hide you from infrared cameras

Infrared cameras detect people and other objects by the heat they emit. Now, researchers have discovered the uncanny ability of a material to hide a...

The dark side of Alexa, Siri and other personal digital assistants

A few short years ago, personal digital assistants like Amazon’s Alexa, Apple’s Siri and Google Assistant sounded futuristic. Now, the future is here and this...

Scientists find new way to increase electric vehicle, smartphone power by 20%

Novel polymer to increase energy density, stability of lithium ion batteries. Penn State researchers have developed a novel method that could enable the widespread use...

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...

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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

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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...

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...

Scientists discover a new cause of autism

In a new study, researchers have found a new genetic factor that leads the brain to grow fewer synapses at a critical time in...