Crops watering by phone
Thanks to a new app, smart phones could help monitor irrigation water use according to need. This could ensure that food is available on our table is the produced in a sustainable way.
New model to improve vehicle-to-vehicle communication for 'intelligent transportation'
Imagine a transportation system where vehicles communicate directly with each other in real time, giving drivers warnings about traffic delays, allowing a single driver to control multiple vehicles or routing vehicles around ...
Computer smart as a 4-year-old
Artificial and natural knowledge researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago have IQ-tested one of the best available artificial intelligence systems to see how intelligent it really is.
The heart of space weather observed in action
Two NASA spacecraft have provided the most comprehensive movie ever of a mysterious process at the heart of all explosions on the sun: magnetic reconnection. Magnetic reconnection happens when magnetic field ...
When diffusion depends on chronology
The Internet, motorways and other transport systems, and many social and biological systems are composed of nodes connected by edges. They can therefore be represented as networks. Scientists studying diffusion ...
Team of aspiring engineers shines at robotic vehicle competition
Current and future Arizona State University engineering students teamed up for a winning performance earlier this summer in an international robotics contest.
Team develops artificial cells to study molecular crowding and gene expression
The interior of a living cell is a crowded place, with proteins and other macromolecules packed tightly together. A team of scientists at Carnegie Mellon University has approximated this molecular crowding in an artificial ...
Delft professor puts kites high on list for renewable energy
New simulation shows disk anomalies around stars may not be planets after all
Professor helps design software for the next generation of supercomputer
Jack Dongarra, distinguished professor of computer science at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, is designing software that will be critical in making the next generation of supercomputers operational.
Navy completes 1st unmanned carrier landing (Update)
The U.S. Navy says it has landed a drone the size of a fighter jet on an aircraft carrier for the first time.
CGI lighting, scanning deliver more realistic face (w/ Video)
Player information swiped in hack of Ubisoft system
Videogame titan Ubisoft on Tuesday warned that hackers swiped names, email addresses and other information about users of its online gaming community.
Humanoid robot that sees and maps
(Phys.org) —Computer vision algorithms that enable Samsung's latest humanoid robot, Roboray, to build real-time 3D visual maps to move around more efficiently have been developed by researchers from the ...