Computer scientists explore secure browser design
(Phys.org) -- University of California, San Diego computer scientists explored a new approach to secure browser design in a paper presented in August 2012 at the 21st USENIX Security Symposium, the foremost ...
Team develops new method for sequencing dark matter of life from a single cell
(Phys.org) -- An international team of researchers led by computer scientist Pavel Pevzner, from the University of California, San Diego, have developed a new algorithm to sequence organisms’ genomes ...
Computer scientists reveal how aquatic olympic gold is captured -- above and below the surface
(Phys.org) -- Computer scientists have isolated the movements of Olympic swimmers and divers through a cutting-edge technique that reveals their motions above and below the water's surface.
Lab in the Wild asks: What's your Internet like?
One size fits all? Not on the Web. Users from different countries and cultures actually interact with information in different ways.
Researchers aim to broaden researcher access to protein simulation
Using just an upgraded desktop computer equipped with a relatively inexpensive graphics processing card, a team of computer scientists and biochemists at the University of California, San Diego, has developed ...
Adding a '3D print' button to animation software
(Phys.org) -- Watch out, Barbie: omnivorous beasts are assembling in a 3D printer near you.
Dutch computer scientists present smile database
What exactly happens to your face when you smile spontaneously, and how does that affect how old you look? Computer scientists from the University of Amsterdam's (UvA) Faculty of Science recorded the smiles ...
10-year-old problem in theoretical computer science falls
(Phys.org) -- Interactive proofs, which MIT researchers helped pioneer, have emerged as one of the major research topics in theoretical computer science. In the classic interactive proof, a questioner with ...
Fluorescent lights keep smartphones from ten-second drifts
'Control-Alt-Hack' game lets players try their hand at computer security
Do you have what it takes to be an ethical hacker? Can you step into the shoes of a professional paid to outsmart supposedly locked-down systems? Now you can at least try, no matter what your background, with ...
NaCl to give way to RockSalt: Computer scientists develop a tool to improve software fault isolation
A team led by Harvard computer scientists, including two undergraduate students, has developed a new tool that could lead to increased security and enhanced performance for commonly used web and mobile applications.
Computer forecasting matched rises, ebbs in Afghanistan violence
In August 2010, shortly after WikiLeaks released tens of thousands of classified documents that cataloged the harsh realities of the war in Afghanistan, a group of friends - all computer experts - gathered at the New York ...
Do you know where you're going? Your smart phone soon will
(Phys.org) -- Your smart phone may soon be able to predict where you are going, according to research by University of Birmingham computer scientists.
Plasmonic chains act like polymers: Repeating patterns dictate optical properties of nanoparticle arrays
(Phys.org) -- New research at Rice University that seeks to establish points of reference between plasmonic particles and polymers might lead to smaller computer chips, better antennae and improvements in ...