Computer Science and Technology News
3-D Printer Can Build Synthetic Tissues
Posted on April 05, 2013 at 09:02:01 am
A custom-built programmable 3D printer can create materials with several of the properties of living tissues, Oxford University scientists have demonstrated
Getting Closer to Quantum 'Internet'
Posted on March 20, 2013 at 10:50:48 am
The realisation of quantum networks is one of the major challenges of modern physics. Now, new research shows how high-quality photons can be generated from 'solid-state' chips, bringing us closer to the quantum 'internet'
Meet Zoe: Digital Talking Head of the Future?
Posted on March 19, 2013 at 06:49:40 pm
Meet Zoe: a digital talking head which can express human emotions on demand with "unprecedented realism" and could herald a new era of human-computer interaction
Creating Indestructible Self-Healing Circuits
Posted on March 12, 2013 at 07:16:46 am
Imagine that the chips in your smart phone or computer could repair and defend themselves on the fly, recovering in microseconds from problems ranging from less-than-ideal battery power to total transistor failure
3-D Printing Using Old Milk Jugs
Posted on March 01, 2013 at 09:44:42 pm
Suppose you could replace "Made in China" with "Made in my garage." Suppose also that every time you polished off a jug of two percent, you would be stocking up on raw material to make anything from a cell phone case and golf tees to a toy castle
Researchers Test Holographic Technique for Restoring Vision
Posted on February 26, 2013 at 08:54:41 pm
Researchers led by biomedical engineering Professor Shy Shoham of the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology are testing the power of holography to artificially stimulate cells in the eye, with hopes of developing a new strategy for bionic vision restora
Viable High-Speed Quantum Computer Moves Closer
Posted on February 26, 2013 at 08:50:00 pm
Recent research offers a new spin on using nanoscale semiconductor structures to build faster computers and electronics. Literally.
Slowing Light: Engineers Are Catching Rainbows
Posted on February 17, 2013 at 11:25:24 pm
University at Buffalo engineers have created a more efficient way to catch rainbows, an advancement in photonics that could lead to technological breakthroughs in solar energy, stealth technology and other areas of research
Microchip Moves Information Around in 3-D
Posted on January 30, 2013 at 07:06:49 pm
Scientists from the have created, for the first time, a new type of microchip which allows information to travel in three dimensions. Currently, microchips can only pass digital information in a very limited way
Researchers Break Million-Core Supercomputer Barrier
Posted on January 29, 2013 at 02:44:25 pm
Stanford Engineering's Center for Turbulence Research (CTR) has set a new record in computational science by successfully using a supercomputer with more than one million computing cores to solve a complex fluid dynamics problem