New virtual laboratory for merging neutron stars

For the first time, a high-performance computer will make it possible to simulate gravitational waves, magnetic fields and neutrino physics of neutron stars simultaneously.

Making computers, mobile devices more energy-efficient

A computer's cache is a part of the memory where frequently used items are stored to speed up processing. If you visit the same websites on your phone frequently, for example, your phone might save information about those ...

It's alive! Researchers create innovative 'living' bridge

Engineers at the University of New Hampshire have designed a unique living laboratory on a heavily traveled iconic bridge which could change the way infrastructure is viewed. The Memorial Bridge, which links Portsmouth, New ...

Hynix 'welcomes' US ruling against Rambus in patent suit

South Korea's SK Hynix, the world's number two memory chipmaker, "welcomed" Sunday a US court's ruling against rival Rambus that may lower compensation it must pay the US firm following a long-running patent dispute.

Engineers boost computer processor performance by over 20 percent

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a new technique that allows graphics processing units (GPUs) and central processing units (CPUs) on a single chip to collaborate – boosting processor performance ...

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