Artificial molecular machine could hold key to more efficient manufacturing (w/ video)
An industrial revolution on a minute scale is taking place in laboratories at The University of Manchester with the development of a highly complex machine that mimics how molecules are made in nature.
Tobii's eye tracker REX will showcase at CES (w/ video)
'Deep learning' makes search for exotic particles easier
Fully automated "deep learning" by computers greatly improves the odds of discovering particles such as the Higgs boson, beating even veteran physicists' abilities, according to findings by UC Irvine researchers ...
Chemists show life on Earth was not a fluke
How life came about from inanimate sets of chemicals is still a mystery. While we may never be certain which chemicals existed on prebiotic Earth, we can study the biomolecules we have today to give us clues ...
Security researcher discovers badBIOS malware that jumps using microphone and speakers
Facebook releases Hack programming language for HHVM
Artificially intelligent game bots pass the Turing test on Turing's centenary
An artificially intelligent virtual gamer created by computer scientists at The University of Texas at Austin has won the BotPrize by convincing a panel of judges that it was more human-like than half the ...
3D printer wows world's top high-tech fair
Of all the futuristic gadgets on show at CeBIT, the world's top high-tech fair, few drew bigger crowds Tuesday than a 3D printer creating solid objects in plastic from a computer display.
Scientists create technique for high-speed, low-cost epigenomic mapping
(Phys.org) —A new technique developed by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine could pave the way to an era of personalized epigenomics.
Google uses machine learning at data centers in efficiency drive
Water found to be an ideal lubricant for nanomachines
Researchers from the University of Amsterdam have discovered that machines just one molecule in size move far quicker if you add a 'lubricant' to their surroundings. To their surprise, water proved to be ...
Simple sewing machine has high-tech role in future 'soft' machines
The humble sewing machine could play a key role in creating "soft" robotics, wearable electronics and implantable medical systems made of elastic materials that are capable of extreme stretching.
NSA can retrieve, replay phone calls, report says (Update)
America's National Security Agency has technology that is capable of recording the phone calls of an entire country and replaying them later, a report based on leaked documents said Tuesday.
Revisiting quantum effects in MEMS
New calculations shows that the influence of quantum effects on the operating conditions of nanodevices has, until now, been overestimated.