Computer Science and Technology News
Ants Versus Worms: New Computer Security Mimics Nature
Posted on September 28, 2009 at 08:58:20 am
In the never-ending battle to protect computer networks from intruders, security experts are deploying a new defense modeled after one of nature’s hardiest creatures — the ant.
Discovery Brings New Type Of Fast Computers Closer To Reality
Posted on September 28, 2009 at 08:53:21 am
Physicists at UC San Diego have successfully created speedy integrated circuits with particles called “excitons” that operate at commercially cold temperatures, bringing the possibility of a new type of extremely fast computer
New Findings Could Help Hybrid, Electric Cars Keep Their Cool
Posted on September 22, 2009 at 10:33:26 pm
Understanding precisely how fluid boils in tiny "microchannels" has led to formulas and models that will help engineers design systems to cool high-power electronics in electric and hybrid cars, aircraft, computers and other devices.
Rome Built In A Day?
Posted on September 15, 2009 at 08:00:14 pm
The ancient city of Rome was not built in a day. It took nearly a decade to build the Colosseum, and almost a century to construct St. Peter's Basilica. But now the city, including these landmarks, can be digitized in just a matter of hours.
Computer Scientists Take Over Electronic Voting Machine
Posted on September 13, 2009 at 11:38:50 am
Computer scientists demonstrated that criminals could hack an electronic voting machine and steal votes using a malicious programming approach that had not been invented when the voting machine was designed.
Tweeting Is More Than Just Self Expression
Posted on September 12, 2009 at 07:15:16 pm
From CNN to Ashton Kutcher everyone is tweeting. In ads, many companies now display the logo of an animated blue bird holding a sign that says "follow me."
Computers Zero In On Top Genetic Cancer Suspects
Posted on September 03, 2009 at 08:54:28 am
Johns Hopkins engineers have devised innovative computer software that can sift through hundreds of genetic mutations and highlight the DNA changes that are most likely to promote cancer.
Lost Sounds Of The Past Brought To Life
Posted on August 31, 2009 at 10:25:09 pm
Salpinx, barbiton, aulos, syrinx. Never heard them? Never heard of them? Neither had anyone else, for centuries. Until now.
World's Smallest Semiconductor Laser
Posted on August 31, 2009 at 10:27:48 am
Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have reached a new milestone in laser physics by creating the world's smallest semiconductor laser, capable of generating visible light in a space smaller than a single protein molecule.
New Material For Nanoscale Computer Chips
Posted on August 24, 2009 at 09:16:40 am
New data from Chinese-Danish collaboration shows that organic nanoscale wires could be an alternative to silicon in computer chips.