Computer Science and Technology News
Virtual Museum Guide
Posted on February 12, 2010 at 06:07:58 pm
Archaeological treasures are brought to life by Fraunhofer software. Real images are enriched with digital information on a virtual tour through ancient buildings, creating a more vivid experience for the museum visitor.
Scientists Demonstrate World's Fastest Graphene Transistor
Posted on February 07, 2010 at 11:54:24 am
In a just-published paper in the magazine Science, IBM researchers demonstrated a radio-frequency graphene transistor with the highest cut-off frequency achieved so far for any graphene device -- 100 billion cycles/second (100 GigaHertz).
NASA, GM Take Giant Leap in Robotic Technology
Posted on February 07, 2010 at 11:41:57 am
NASA and General Motors are working together to accelerate development of the next generation of robots and related technologies for use in the automotive and aerospace industries.
A Computer Per Student Leads to Higher Performance Than Traditional Classroom Settings
Posted on January 23, 2010 at 08:22:41 am
A dozen years into the "1 to 1" computing movement's push to pair every schoolchild and teacher with a laptop, studies show the students in these programs outperformed their peers in traditional classrooms, according to researchers.
Breakthrough in Developing Super-Material Graphene
Posted on January 20, 2010 at 09:02:32 am
Could hold the key to future high-speed electronics, such as micro-chips and touchscreen technology.
Do Computers Understand Art?
Posted on December 24, 2009 at 08:48:37 pm
A team of researchers from the University of Girona and the Max Planck Institute in Germany has shown that some mathematical algorithms provide clues about the artistic style of a painting.
Next-Generation Lens Promises Wider View, Greater Detail
Posted on December 22, 2009 at 08:07:44 pm
Duke University engineers have created a new generation of lens that could greatly improve the capabilities of telecommunications or radar systems to provide a wide field of view and greater detail.
Brain Waves Can 'Write' On A Computer
Posted on December 07, 2009 at 09:58:43 pm
Neuroscientists at the Mayo Clinic campus in Jacksonville, Fla., have demonstrated how brain waves can be used to type alphanumerical characters on a computer screen.
Single-Atom Transistor Discovered
Posted on December 07, 2009 at 08:38:24 am
Researchers have succeeded in building a working transistor, whose active region composes only of a single phosphorus atom in silicon.
Building Real Security With Virtual Worlds
Posted on December 06, 2009 at 08:29:12 pm
Advances in computerized modeling and prediction of group behavior, together with improvements in video game graphics, are making possible virtual worlds in which defense analysts can explore & predict results of many different possible military actions.