Computer Science

New non-contact, remote biometric tool could be next advance in computer security Forget fingerprint computer identification or retinal scanning. Scientists have now developed a computer security system using the dimensions of your heart as your identifier. The system uses low-level Doppler radar ...
New type of supercomputer could be based on 'magic dust' combination of light and matter Scientists have successfully demonstrated that a type of 'magic dust' which combines light and matter can be used to solve complex problems and could eventually surpass the capabilities of even ...
Validation and Verification of Smart Contracts: A Research Agenda Smart contracts might encode legal contracts written in natural language to represent the contracting parties’ shared understandings and intentions. The issues and research challenges involved in the validation and verification ...
50 & 25 Years Ago A summary of articles published in Computer 50 and 25 years ago.
The Evolution of Bitcoin Hardware Since its deployment in 2009, Bitcoin has achieved remarkable success and spawned hundreds of other cryptocurrencies. The author traces the evolution of the hardware underlying the system, from early GPU-based ...
Twitter bots for good: Study reveals how information spreads on social media Twitter bots have earned a bad reputation. But not all bots are bad, suggests a new study.
New analysis explains role of defects in metal oxides Researchers have determined formulas to guide development of a promising new high-tech material, composed of insulating metal oxides known as alkaline-earth-metal binary oxides, that could lead to better computer memory ...
Automatic code reuse: System automatically modifies code for transfer to other programs Researchers have developed a new system that allows programmers to transplant code from one program into another. The programmer can select the code from one program and an insertion point ...
World's first 'molecular robot' capable of building molecules Scientists have created the world's first 'molecular robot' that is capable of performing basic tasks including building other molecules.
Scientists make atoms-thick 'Post-It notes' for solar cells and circuits A new study describes an innovative method to make stacks of semiconductors just a few atoms thick. The technique offers scientists and engineers a simple, cost-effective method to make thin, ...

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