News tagged with computational technique

Putting the squeeze on data

(PhysOrg.com) -- Data compression is one of the fundamental research areas in computer science, letting information systems do more with less. It’s the reason the iPod nano can hold thousands of songs instead ...

dateDec 21, 2009 in Computer Sciences
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New methods are changing old materials

(PhysOrg.com) -- A company that makes steel for bearings used in heavy trucks had a big problem. The trucks travel through harsh, perilous environments such as Siberia, and an unexpected bearing failure on ...

dateOct 28, 2009 in Engineering
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Your computer could open door to cyberpredators

They're hacking into computers, secretly watching girls on webcams, and using sophisticated techniques to disguise child pornography and thwart law enforcement. Across the globe, men with advanced computer and Internet skills ...

dateApr 29, 2009 in Internet
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Nanosensor Arrays 'Smell' Cancer

(PhysOrg.com) -- In 2006 researchers established that dogs could detect cancer by sniffing the exhaled breath of cancer patients. Now, using nanoscale arrays of detectors, two groups of investigators have shown that a compact ...

dateApr 27, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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Engineers crack ceramics production obstacle

(PhysOrg.com) -- Engineers at the University of Leicester have invented a new technique in the manufacture of ceramics that has the potential to save the industry time and costs while reducing wastage.

dateMar 13, 2009 in Engineering
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