Technology

When artificial intelligence evaluates chess champions

Informatics
The ELO system, which most chess federations use today, ranks players by the results of their games. Although simple and ...

System better allots network bandwidth, for faster page loads

Informatics
 A webpage today is often the sum of many different components. A user’s home page on a social-networking site, for ...

Playing to beat the blues: Video games viable treatment for ...

Informatics
Video games and “brain training” applications are increasingly touted as an effective treatment for depression. A new UC Davis study ...

Protecting web users’ privacy

Informatics
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Most website visits these days entail a database query — to look up airline flights, for example, ...

3-D printing turns nanomachines into life-size workers

EngineeringMore Science
Using advanced 3-D printing, Dartmouth College researchers have unlocked the key to transforming microscopic nanorings into smart materials that perform ...

Deep learning and stock trading

Informatics
A study undertaken by researchers at the School of Business and Economics at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) has shown that computer ...

Study casts doubt on whether internet filters in the home ...

InformaticsMore Science
Internet filters are widely used in homes, schools and libraries throughout the UK to protect young people from unpleasant* online ...

Two radio signals, one chip, open a new world for ...

Engineering
ITHACA, N.Y. – Cornell engineers have devised a method for transmitting and receiving radio signals on a single chip, which ...

Self-contained robotic bat can mimic the key flight mechanisms of ...

Engineering
Bats have long captured the imaginations of scientists and engineers with their unrivaled agility and maneuvering characteristics, achieved by functionally ...