Living computers: RNA circuits transform cells into nanodevices Scientists have demonstrated how living cells can be induced to carry out computations in the manner of tiny robots or computers.
Honorary awards presented at QMUL Graduation week - QMUL (press release) (blog) Honorary awards presented at QMUL Graduation weekQMUL (press release) (blog)Three honorary degrees were awarded during QMUL's summer graduation week 2017, celebrating feminism, space education and computer science. ... He quickly ...
Are Libraries the Key to Teaching Computer Science? - EdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher Education Are Libraries the Key to Teaching Computer Science?EdTech Magazine: Focus on Higher EducationIn another article, The Atlantic frames makerspaces as an expansion of the vast internet and computer access that ...
Taking technology to the next level Physicists have developed a new hybrid integrated platform, promising to be a more advanced alternative to conventional integrated circuits. The researchers demonstrated their approach is mass manufacturable, making it possible ...
'Magic Bench' lets users see, hear and feel animated characters Sit on Disney Research's Magic Bench and you may have an elephant hand you a glowing orb. Or you might get rained on. Or a tiny donkey might saunter by ...
New 3-D technique uses water and robotics to reconstruct complex objects 'Using a robotic arm to immerse an object on an axis at various angles, and measuring the volume displacement of each dip, we combine each sequence and create a volumetric ...
Cambridge and MIT host cyber security challenge - The Engineer The EngineerCambridge and MIT host cyber security challengeThe Engineer“The relevance of cyber security has never been greater,” said Dr Howard Shrobe, principal research scientist at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial ...
Controversial head of French research agency resigns - Times Higher Education (THE) Times Higher Education (THE)Controversial head of French research agency resignsTimes Higher Education (THE)In June last year, all 20 members of a mathematics and computer science evaluation panel resigned, Nature reported, ...
The data that transformed AI research—and possibly the world - Quartz QuartzThe data that transformed AI research—and possibly the worldQuartzLi, a newly-minted computer science professor at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, saw her colleagues across academia and the AI industry hammering away ...
The future of fake news: don't believe everything you read, see or hear - The Guardian The GuardianThe future of fake news: don't believe everything you read, see or hearThe GuardianBeyond fake news there are many other implications, said Nitesh Saxena, associate professor and research director ...
Reshaping computer-aided design InstantCAD, a tool that lets designers interactively edit, improve, and optimize CAD models using a more streamlined and intuitive workflow, has now been created by researchers, allowing manufacturers to simulate, ...
Breakthrough in spin wave-based information processing technology Scientists have recently achieved a significant breakthrough in spin wave information processing technology. The team has successfully developed a novel method for the simultaneous propagation of spin wave signals in ...
Five times the computing power Researchers have developed a method to increase by a factor of five the computing power of a standard algorithm when performed in one type of standard chip, FPGA. The new ...
Titan simulations show importance of close two-way coupling between human and Earth systems By using supercomputers such as the Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility's Titan, a large multidisciplinary team of scientists developed a new integrated climate model designed to reduce uncertainties in future ...
DDoS in the IoT: Mirai and Other Botnets The Mirai botnet and its variants and imitators are a wake-up call to the industry to better secure Internet of Things devices or risk exposing the Internet infrastructure to increasingly ...
Backup to the Future: How Workload and Hardware Changes Continually Redefine Data Domain File Systems Disk-based backup systems use data deduplication to replace redundant data chunks with references. These systems initially supported workloads from their tape-based predecessors, but changes to hardware and applications have forced ...

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