Technology

‘Charliecloud’ simplifies Big Data supercomputing

Informatics
LOS ALAMOS, N.M., June 7, 2017 — At Los Alamos National Laboratory, home to more than 100 supercomputers since the ...

Wearable patch found to effectively detect sleep apnea

Engineering
Results of a definitive clinical trial show that a new, disposable diagnostic patch effectively detects obstructive sleep apnea across all ...

Virtual top hats allow swarming robots to fly in tight ...

Engineering
Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have created a team of free-flying robots that obeys the two rules of the air: ...

3-D-printed ‘bionic skin’ could give robots the sense of touch

Engineering
Engineering researchers at the University of Minnesota have developed a revolutionary process for 3D printing stretchable electronic sensory devices that ...

Experiments show that a few self-driving cars can dramatically improve ...

EngineeringMore Science
The presence of just a few autonomous vehicles can eliminate the stop-and-go driving of the human drivers in traffic, along ...

Internet of things sensors could connect via ambient radio waves

Engineering
 Internet of things (IoT) systems usually link networks of sensors via radio, but radios demand battery power thus limiting usability. ...

New wave of electronics: flexible, organic and biodegradable

Engineering
As electronics become increasingly pervasive in our lives – from smart phones to wearable sensors – so too does the ...

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 ...