The maths of congestion—springs, strings and traffic jams
It's not been a good year so far for major transport projects in Australia's capital cities.
Connected cars, data traffic jams, to challenge mobile operators
Scientists develop atomic-scale hardware to implement natural computing
Researchers seeking to make computer brains smarter by making them more like our own
In what marks a significant step forward for artificial intelligence, researchers at UC Santa Barbara have demonstrated the functionality of a simple artificial neural circuit. For the first time, a circuit ...
Robot walker for elderly people in public spaces
Elderly people with walking difficulties are often intimidated by busy public places. This led an EU research project to develop a robot walker to guide them around shopping centres, museums and other public ...
Wolfram's ID project launch touts ImageIdentify function
Random nanowire configurations increase conductivity over heavily ordered configurations
Researchers at Lehigh University have identified for the first time that a performance gain in the electrical conductivity of random metal nanowire networks can be achieved by slightly restricting nanowire ...
In privacy, Americans lack trust in government: poll
Americans are worried about the privacy of their online information, and have little confidence the government will keep that data secure, a poll showed Wednesday.
How a hacker could hijack a plane from their seat
Reports that a cybersecurity expert successfully hacked into an aeroplane's control system from a passenger seat raises many worrying questions for the airline industry. ...
Video: Napoleon Bonaparte and the insulin revolution
A team of Sydney researchers has drawn inspiration from a 19th century map, commissioned by Napoleon to chart his defeat in Russia, to show how insulin works in the human body.
It's complicated: Self-organized patterns identify emergent behavior near critical transitions
Researchers create first neural-network chip built just with memristors
Brain learning simulated via electronic replica memory
Scientists are attempting to mimic the memory and learning functions of neurons found in the human brain. To do so, they investigated the electronic equivalent of the synapse, the bridge, making it possible for neurons to ...
US university unit cuts off from Web after cyberattack
Penn State University said Friday that the computer network of its college of engineering was disconnected from the Internet after a cyberattack "by a threat actor based in China."