Scientists predict new state of matter

Three scientists from the University of Chicago have run the numbers, and they believe there may be a way to make a material that...

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...

Tiny optical cavities could help create quantum internet

Engineers at Caltech have shown that atoms in optical cavities -- tiny boxes for light -- could lead to the creation of a quantum...

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...

Smartphone videos produce highly realistic 3D face reconstructions

Normally, it takes pricey equipment and expertise to create an accurate 3D reconstruction of someone's face that's realistic and doesn't look creepy. Now, Carnegie Mellon...

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...

Scientists tap unused energy source to power future smart sensor networks

The electricity that lights our homes and powers our appliances also creates small magnetic fields that are present all around us. Scientists have developed a...

On Mars or Earth, biohybrid can turn CO2 into new products

If humans ever hope to colonize Mars, the settlers will need to manufacture on-planet a huge range of organic compounds, from fuels to drugs,...

Researchers develop faster way to replace bad data in online social networks

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the Army Research Office have demonstrated a new model of how competing pieces of information spread in...

Double-walled nanotubes could be highly useful for solar panels, says new study

One nanotube could be great for electronics applications, but there's new evidence that two could be tops. Rice University engineers already knew that size matters...

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How you charge your smartphone could affect its battery life

Researchers at WMG at the University of Warwick have found that use of inductive charging, whilst highly convenient, risks depleting the life of mobile...

New electric car battery could last for 1 million miles

A new lithium-ion battery for electric cars is safe, has high power, and can last for a million miles. Electric car batteries typically require a...
Scientists find a new way to harness the sun's energy

Scientists find a new way to harness the sun’s energy

In a new study, researchers have found a new way to harnesses the sun's energy to generate fuel while minimizing CO2 production. The research was...
Scientists solve the solar cell defect mystery after decades of effort

Scientists solve the solar cell defect mystery after decades of effort

A team of scientists at the University of Manchester has solved a key flaw in solar panels after 40 years of research around the...

Wearable air conditioning could keep you cool without electricity

An on-skin electronic device could one day provide personal, “wearable air conditioning” without needing electricity, researchers report. The device includes numerous human health care applications...