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October 4, 2015

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October 4, 2015

Organics Energize Solar Cell Research

Oct. 1, 2015 — Scientists are using a new supercomputer to advance next-generation solar energy technologies by probing the functional interfaces found in organic and hybrid solar ... read more

Collaborative Behaviours, Traditional Practices

Oct. 1, 2015 — A new report on information practices in the physical sciences has been released by researchers. While cross-border and cross-disciplinary collaborations are breaking down subject siloes across the ... read more

Sep. 29, 2015 — The words people use on social media can reveal hidden meaning to those who know where to look. Computer scientists have gone a step further, linking the online behavior of more than 5,000 Twitter ... read more

Mobile Robots Could Help the Elderly Live Fuller Lives, Experts Say

Sep. 29, 2015 — Mobile service robots developed by computer scientists could soon be helping elderly people stay independent and active for longer. The project, which includes artificial intelligence and robotics ... read more

Protecting Identities in a Sea of Big Data

Sep. 23, 2015 — A computer scientist will use three grants to develop approaches to safeguarding sensitive genetic information. Along with co-researchers, he will systematically evaluate potential privacy breaches ... read more

Sep. 23, 2015 — Theoretical physicists have discovered that so-called 'frustrated magnets' can produce skyrmions, tiny magnetic vortices that may be used in memory storage. This discovery opens up a new ... read more

Transitioning Through Electronic Health Records

Sep. 22, 2015 — Even after emergency physicians had acclimated to a new commercial electronic health record, they increased their tasks performed per minute by nearly 12 percent, increasing the potential for patient ... read more

Sep. 21, 2015 — Using ultrafast beams of extreme ultraviolet light streaming at a 100,000 times a second, researchers from the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany, have pushed the boundaries of a ... read more

Sep. 21, 2015 — Computer science researchers have created an artificial intelligence (AI) system that can solve SAT geometry questions as well as the average American 11th-grade student, a breakthrough in AI ... read more

Sep. 21, 2015 — For the first time, researchers have developed an inexpensive, secure method to prevent mass credit card fraud using existing magnetic card readers. The novel technique -- called SafePay -- works by ... read more

Designing Switchable Electric and Magnetic Order for Low-Energy Computing

Sep. 17, 2015 — Scientists have developed a new material that combines both electrical and magnetic order at room temperature, using a design approach which may enable the development of low-energy computer memory ... read more

Sep. 17, 2015 — A system that can take MRI scans of a patient's heart and, in a matter of hours, convert them into a tangible, physical model that surgeons can use to plan surgery has been developed to decrease ... read more

Dew Helps Ground Cloud Computing

Sep. 15, 2015 — The most obvious disadvantage of putting your data in the cloud is losing access when you have no internet connection. According to new research this is where 'dew' could ... read more

Photonic Chip Activated for Communication With Light

Sep. 14, 2015 — Sending information with the help of light is an exciting prospect for future technologies. It requires 'light chips', made of a special glass. Scientists have now managed to equip these ... read more

Researchers to Develop Robotic Device to Help Visually Impaired

Sep. 11, 2015 — A project to build a wearable robotic device could help millions of visually impaired ... read more

Sep. 11, 2015 — Science can be expensive. But making customized scientific equipment doesn't have to be. Researchers at Michigan Technological University have compiled economic data on the effectiveness of open ... read more

Using Magnetic Permeability to Store Information

Sep. 11, 2015 — Scientists have made promising steps in developing a new magnetic memory technology, which is far less susceptible to corruption by magnetic fields or thermal exposure than conventional memory. The ... read more

Sep. 10, 2015 — Using a homegrown app on a Samsung Gear Live smart watch, researchers were able to guess what a user was typing through data 'leaks' produced by the motion sensors on smart watches. The ... read more

Can Typing Habits Prevent Cybercrime?

Sep. 10, 2015 — New research proposes a new keystroke algorithm which intends on making online authentication processes more secure, reliable, and cheap.  The new method hopes to alleviate some of the common issues ... read more

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

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