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July 23, 2016

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July 23, 2016

An Accelerated Pipeline to Open Materials Research

July 21, 2016 — The Bellerophon Environment for Analysis of Materials (BEAM) is an ORNL platform that combines scientific instruments with web and data services and HPC resources through a user-friendly interface. ... read more

July 19, 2016 — Open air is getting crowded. Signals streaming back and forth from smart devices stretch existing fourth-generation wireless networks almost to their limits. As demands on these systems increase, ... read more

Study Uses Text-Mining to Improve Market Intelligence on Startups

July 13, 2016 — A researcher has created a new method that uses big data analytics and text-mining techniques to improve market intelligence and explain potential mergers and acquisitions of startup companies in the ... read more

July 11, 2016 — New software could make databases much easier for laypeople to work with. The program's home screen looks like a spreadsheet, but it lets users build their own database queries and reports by ... read more

July 11, 2016 — Bioengineers in the United States have developed a new method for encrypting and storing sensitive information in DNA. Digital data storage degrades and can become obsolete and old-school books and ... read more

Researchers Devise Secure, Efficient Anonymity Network

July 11, 2016 — A new anonymity scheme has been presented by experts that provides strong security guarantees but uses bandwidth much more efficiently than its predecessors. In experiments, the researchers' ... read more

Did Your Smart Watch and Fitness Tracker Just Give Away Your PIN?

July 11, 2016 — A new research report reveals that popular wearable devices may leak information as you use them. Researchers discovered that the motions of your hands as you use PIN pads, which is continually and ... read more

Extortion Extinction

July 8, 2016 — Ransomware – what hackers use to encrypt your computer files and demand money in exchange for freeing those contents – is an exploding global problem with few solutions, but a team of researchers ... read more

Atomic Bits Despite Zero-Point Energy?

July 8, 2016 — Scientists have found out that zero-point energy plays an important role in the stability of nanomagnets. These are of great technical interest for the magnetic storage of data, but so far have never ... read more

July 7, 2016 — Scientists have realized a photon-photon logic gate via a deterministic interaction with a strongly coupled atom-resonator ... read more

Accelerating Research Into Dark Energy

July 7, 2016 — A quick method for making accurate, virtual universes to help understand the effects of dark matter and dark energy has been developed by scientists. Making up 95 percent of our universe, these ... read more

July 6, 2016 — A field study suggests a personalized privacy assistant app currently under development can simplify the chore of setting privacy permissions for your smartphone apps. That's a task that ... read more

July 5, 2016 — Scientists have improved the performance of tiny lasers by adding impurities, in a discovery which will be central to the development of low-cost biomedical sensors, quantum computing, and a faster ... read more

Brilliant Hard Drive Quality With Magnetic Field Sensors Made of Diamond

June 30, 2016 — Quantum mechanics is not only of high interest in fundamental research. The current progress in quantum technologies promises numerous innovations of industrial relevance, which will be transferred ... read more

June 29, 2016 — One of the most basic components of any communications network is a power splitter that allows a signal to be sent to multiple users and devices. Researchers have now developed just such a device for ... read more

No Need for Supercomputers

June 28, 2016 — A group of physicists in Russia has learned to use a personal computer for calculations of complex equations of quantum mechanics, usually solved with help of supercomputers. This PC does the job ... read more

June 28, 2016 — Camera-equipped smartphones, laptops and other devices make it possible to share ideas and images with anyone, anywhere, often in real-time. But in our cameras-everywhere culture, the risks of ... read more

June 28, 2016 — Researchers have discovered an exceptional new quantum state within a superconducting material. This exceptional quantum state is characterized by a broken rotational symmetry -- in other words, if ... read more

Internet Attacks: Finding Better Intrusion Detection

June 28, 2016 — The brute force and sheer scale of current Internet attacks put a heavy strain on classic methods of intrusion detection. Moreover, these methods aren't prepared for the rapidly growing number ... read more

Bitcoin: Energy-Efficient Security Mechanisms for Digital Currency

June 28, 2016 — A new cryptographic puzzle has been developed that might one day be used as a security mechanism for digital currency such as bitcoin. It consumes significantly less energy than the method used to ... read more

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