A week after the Boston marathon bombing, hackers sent a bogus tweet from the official Twitter handle of the Associated Press. It read: "Breaking: Two Explosions in the White House and Barack Obama is injured."
Today's industrial robots are remarkably efficient—as long as they're in a controlled environment where everything is exactly where they expect it to be.
New developments in the field of power electronics could lead to greater flexibility for the nation's electrical power grid, says an expert in power engineering at Missouri University of Science and Technology.
It looks like a Slinky suspended in motion.
Princeton student Denisa Buzatu's vision for an environmentally sustainable building is a sort of shape-shifting origami façade. For her senior thesis, Buzatu, a civil and environmental engineering major, is designing and ...
To make cars as safe as possible, we crash them into walls to pinpoint weaknesses and better protect the people who use them.
Rice University engineering students have created an energy-generating knee brace that they hope may someday help power artificial hearts.
Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have invented a novel electrical power converter system that simultaneously accepts power from a variety of energy sources and converts it for use in the electrical grid ...
Cloud security reaches silicon: System for defending against memory-access attacks implemented in chips
In the last 10 years, computer security researchers have shown that malicious hackers don't need to see your data in order to steal your data. From the pattern in which your computer accesses its memory banks, adversaries ...
A UNSW-led research team has encoded quantum information in silicon using simple electrical pulses for the first time, bringing the construction of affordable large-scale quantum computers one step closer to reality.