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Computers & Math News
January 29, 2020

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Scientists repurposed living frog cells -- and assembled them into entirely new life-forms. These tiny 'xenobots' can move toward a target and heal themselves after being ... read more
For the first time, scientists have created a silicon chip that can accelerate electrons -- albeit at a fraction of the velocity of the most massive accelerators -- using an ... read more

Specific Neurons That Map Memories Now Identified in the Human Brain

Neuroengineers have found the first evidence that individual neurons in the human brain target specific memories during recall. They studied recordings in neurosurgical patients who had electrodes ... read more

Screen-Based Media Associated With Structural Differences in Brains of Young Children

A new study documents structural differences in the brains of preschool-age children related to screen-based media ... read more
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Hey Google, Are My Housemates Using My Smart Speaker?

Surveys show that consumers are worried that smart speakers are eavesdropping on their conversations and day-to-day lives. Now researchers have found that people are also concerned about something ... read more

AI to Help Monitor Behavior

Algorithms based on artificial intelligence do better at supporting educational and clinical decision-making, according to a new ... read more

Predictive Touch Response Mechanism Is a Step Toward a Tactile Internet

A team of researchers has developed a method for enhancing haptic feedback experiences in human-to-machine applications that are typical in the Tactile ... read more

Microchip Capability Expanded Ewith New 3D Inductor Technology

Smaller is better when it comes to microchips, researchers said, and by using 3D components on a standardized 2D microchip manufacturing platform, developers can use up to 100 times less chip space. ... read more

Quantum Experiments Explore Power of Light for Communications, Computing

Quantum researchers have conducted a series of experiments to gain a better understanding of quantum mechanics and pursue advances in quantum networking and quantum computing, which could lead to ... read more

How Moon Jellyfish Get About

With their translucent bells, moon jellyfish (Aurelia aurita) move around the oceans in a very efficient way. Scientists have now used a mathematical model to investigate how these cnidarians manage ... read more

Ghostly Particles Detected in Condensates of Light and Matter

Discover 'ghostly' particles and quantum depletion. A new study makes the first observation of 'ghost particles' from Bose-Einstein condensates via 'quantum depletion': ... read more

Solutions for Networking Lag in Massive IoT Devices

Researchers have proposed a system that would use currently underutilized resources in an existing wireless channel to create extra opportunities for lag-free connections. The process, which ... read more

Integrating Micro Chips for Electronic Skin

Researchers present the first fully integrated flexible electronics made of magnetic sensors and organic circuits which opens the path towards the development of electronic ... read more

Researchers are challenging common espresso wisdom, finding that fewer coffee beans, ground more coarsely, are the key to a drink that is cheaper to make, more consistent from shot to shot, and just ... read more

Coating Helps Electronics Stay Cool by Sweating

Mammals sweat to regulate body temperature, and researchers are exploring whether our phones could do the same. The authors present a coating for electronics that releases water vapor to dissipate ... read more

Taming Electrons With Bacteria Parts

In a new study, scientists report a new synthetic system that could guide electron transfer over long ... read more

Buckyballs Can Pave the Way for Molecular Electronics

Organic self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) have been around for over forty years. The most widely used form is based on thiols, bound to a metal surface. However, exposure of these monolayers to air ... read more

Cybercrime: Internet Erodes Teenage Impulse Controls

Many teenagers are struggling to control their impulses on the internet, in a scramble for quick thrills and a sense of power online, potentially increasing their risks of becoming cyber ... read more

Nearly 9 in 10 Parents Say Teens Spend Too Much Time Gaming

Eighty-six percent of parents agree that teens spend too much time gaming, but many may be mistaken about the extent of their own child's video game habits, a new national poll ... read more

New Scheduling Tool Offers Both Better Flight Choices and Increased Airline Profits

Researchers have developed an original approach to flight scheduling that, if implemented, could result in a significant increase in profits for airlines and more flights that align with ... read more

The Way You Dance Is Unique, and Computers Can Tell It's You

Nearly everyone responds to music with movement, whether through subtle toe-tapping or an all-out boogie. A recent discovery shows that our dance style is almost always the same, regardless of the ... read more

Digital Athletics in Analogue Stadiums

Why do people pay money travel to big arenas to watch people sit in chairs and stare into screens? What are they getting in real life that they can't get from streaming it online? Researchers ... read more

Internet Use Reduces Study Skills in University Students

Research has shown that students who use digital technology excessively are less motivated to engage with their studies, and are more anxious about tests. This effect was made worse by the increased ... read more

How Sensitive Can a Quantum Detector Be?

Measuring the energy of quantum states requires detecting energy changes so exceptionally small they are hard to pick out from background fluctuations, like using only a thermometer to try and work ... read more

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