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, ...
Self-folding structure could slash energy use in buildings
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, ...
Researchers hack a teleoperated surgical robot to reveal security flaws
To make cars as safe as possible, we crash them into walls to pinpoint weaknesses and better protect the people who use them.
Students produce energy from movement of leg brace
Rice University engineering students have created an energy-generating knee brace that they hope may someday help power artificial hearts.
Research team invents electrical power converter for renewable energy
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 ...
This Slinky lookalike 'hyperlens' helps us see tiny objects
It looks like a Slinky suspended in motion.