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Problematic Relationship: Small Brain Models Distort Contact Intensity Between Neurons

Sep. 10, 2015 — Even the most powerful computers in the world can only simulate one percent of the nerve cells due to memory constraints. For this reason, scientists have turned to downscaled models. However, this …read more

Tinder-Tinkering Artificial Intelligence Could Lessen Left-Swiping

Sep. 9, 2015 — An artificial intelligence programme to improve Tinder suggestions has been developed by a post-doctoral researcher who was sick of swiping left. Signing up for an account was one of the first things …read more

Sep. 4, 2015 — Space is cold, dark, and lonely. Deadly, too, if any one of a million things goes wrong on your spaceship. It’s certainly no place for a computer chip to fail, which can happen due to the … read more

Building Efficiency Software Now Available

Sep. 2, 2015 — A set of automated calibration techniques for tuning residential and commercial building energy efficiency software models to match measured data is now available as an open source code. The Autotune … read more

New Technique Lowers Cost of Energy-Efficient Embedded Computer Systems

Sep. 1, 2015 — Electrical and computer engineers have developed a new technique for creating less-expensive, low-power embedded systems — the computing devices found in everything from thermostats to … read more

Aug. 27, 2015 — A new study found that three times as many female high school students were interested in enrolling in a computer science class if the classroom was designed to be less ‘geeky’ and more … read more

Graphics Processors Accelerate Pattern Discovery

Aug. 28, 2015 — Using normal graphics processors, a new program for identifying repeated patterns in complex networks significantly boosts search … read more

Close to the Point of More Efficient Chips

Aug. 28, 2015 — More efficient chips based on plasmonics are a step closer to reality through better control of the directional excitation of plasmons in a gold … read more

Aug. 26, 2015 — Researchers are using high-performance computing to simulate the processes that take place during the first moments of photosynthesis. Using quantum mechanics as the basis, computer scientists, … read more

Biophysicists Take Small Step in Quest for ‘Robot Scientist’

Aug. 25, 2015 — Biophysicists have taken another small step forward in the quest for an automated method to infer models describing a system’s dynamics — a so-called robot … read more

Issues Surrounding Security Tools for Software Developers

Aug. 24, 2015 — For software programmers, security tools are analytic software that can scan or run their code to expose vulnerabilities long before the software goes to market. But these tools can have … read more

Aug. 24, 2015 — Using computer vision, signal processing and privacy protection, a doctoral student, along with electrical and computer engineering professors, have developed “MEBook,” a combination of a … read more

Aug. 21, 2015 — With a new design that sandwiches a polar metallic oxide between insulating materials at the nanoscale, the resulting multiferroic superlattice could open the door for improved … read more

Social Security, Social Safety

Aug. 20, 2015 — Security and safety could be improved if researchers from very disparate disciplines – humanities, computer science and politics – were to work together, according to new research. Moreover, such … read more

New Internet Routing Method Allows Users to Avoid Sending Data Through Undesired Countries

Aug. 19, 2015 — Computer scientists have developed a method for providing concrete proof to Internet users that their information did not cross through specified, undesired geographic areas. Called Alibi Routing, … read more

Securing Data from Tomorrow’s Supercomputers

Aug. 18, 2015 — For the powerful quantum computers that will be developed in the future, cracking online bank account details and credit cards number will be a synch. But a team of cryptographers is already working …read more

Aug. 14, 2015 — Software may appear to operate without bias because it strictly uses computer code to reach conclusions. But a team of computer scientists has discovered a way to find out if an algorithm used for …read more

European Consortium Develops New Approaches for Dealing With Big Data

Aug. 14, 2015 — Big Data is a major factor driving knowledge discovery and innovation in our information society. However, large amounts of data can only be used efficiently if algorithms for understanding the data …read more

Aug. 13, 2015 — The microprocessor inside a computer is a single multipurpose chip that has revolutionized people’s life, allowing them to use one machine to surf the web, check emails and keep track of … read more

Eleven Security Flaws Found in Popular Internet Browsers

Aug. 13, 2015 — Researchers have developed a new cyber security analysis method that discovered 11 previously unknown Internet browser security …read more