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Phononic Filter Could Revolutionize Signal Processing Systems
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Phononic Filter Could Revolutionize Signal Processing Systems

Sandia researchers have demonstrated a mechanism for coherent information processing in integrated photonics and say the concept could be the basis for powerful...

Autonomous Car Makers Hand Over Data on Glitches and Failures to California DMV
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Autonomous Car Makers Hand Over Data on Glitches and Failures to California DMV

If you want to build a self-driving car and test it on public roads in California, the state's Department of Motor Vehicles says that every year you have to submit...

In Pursuit of an Affordable Tablet for the Blind
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In Pursuit of an Affordable Tablet for the Blind

An inexpensive, full-page braille tablet could make topics like science and math more easily accessible to the blind, according to a team of researchers who have...

Prediction Machines Will See the Future for Hedge Funds, CIA
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Prediction Machines Will See the Future for Hedge Funds, CIA

Every time a new year rolls in, lots of people make predictions. Most will either be obvious (Apple will put out some new products) or wrong (still waiting for...

Professor Brings Complicated Math to the Masses
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Professor Brings Complicated Math to the Masses

It's not easy to make confusing mathematics topics understandable, let alone interesting, to non-mathematicians, but University of Pennsylvania professor Robert...

Tech Helps Companies Detect and Respond to Cloud Computing Performance Bugs
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Tech Helps Companies Detect and Respond to Cloud Computing Performance Bugs

Xiaohui (Helen) Gu has developed a technology that can prevent performance disruptions in cloud-hosted applications by automatically identifying and responding...

GM Asks Friendly Hackers to Report Its Cars' Security Flaws
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GM Asks Friendly Hackers to Report Its Cars' Security Flaws

As automotive cybersecurity has become an increasingly heated concern, security researchers and auto giants have been locked in an uneasy standoff.

U.S. Meets Tech Leaders, Forms Task Force to Fight Online Militants
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U.S. Meets Tech Leaders, Forms Task Force to Fight Online Militants

The Obama administration on Friday sent its top national security officials to meet tech industry leaders in Silicon Valley and announced a new task force to counter...

Comprehensive Dataset to 'Revolutionize' Democracy Research
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Comprehensive Dataset to 'Revolutionize' Democracy Research

A five-year collaboration between institutions in the United States and Sweden has resulted in a new, public dataset for researchers of democracy.

NCAR Announces Powerful New Supercomputer for Scientific Discovery
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NCAR Announces Powerful New Supercomputer for Scientific Discovery

The National Center for Atmospheric Research as selected its next supercomputer for advancing atmospheric and Earth science, following a competitive open procurement...

Drone Catcher: 'Robotic Falcon' Can Capture, Retrieve Renegade Drones
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Drone Catcher: 'Robotic Falcon' Can Capture, Retrieve Renegade Drones

Researchers at Michigan Technological University have developed a drone-catching system that pursues and captures rogue drones by shooting a big net attached to...

LEGO for the Fabrication of Atomically Precise Electronic Circuits
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LEGO for the Fabrication of Atomically Precise Electronic Circuits

Pre-designed molecular building blocks provide atomic-level control of the width of graphene nanoribbons.

Drones Aren't Just Toys Anymore
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Drones Aren't Just Toys Anymore

When you think of a certain kind of drone—the quadcopter, not those UAVs running missions in Waziristan—you might picture overeager dads abandoning their Christmas...

NSF Commits $30 Million to Expand the Frontiers of Computing
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NSF Commits $30 Million to Expand the Frontiers of Computing

The U.S. National Science Foundation will provide $30 million in funding to three interdisciplinary, multi-investigator research teams to support transformative...

Automakers, Not Silicon Valley, Lead in Driverless Car Patents: Study
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Automakers, Not Silicon Valley, Lead in Driverless Car Patents: Study

Automakers, not technology companies, are in the driver's seat in developing self-driving, "autonomous" cars, and Japan's Toyota Motor Corp is best positioned to...

Harnessing the Energy of Small Bending Motions
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Harnessing the Energy of Small Bending Motions

Researchers at MIT have developed an electrochemical-based method of generating electrical power that could harvest energy from a broad range of natural motions...

Organ-on-a-Chip
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Organ-on-a-Chip

In a step toward patient-specific drug testing, researchers coax human stem cells to form complex tissues.

The Brain-Computer Duel: Do We Have Free Will?
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The Brain-Computer Duel: Do We Have Free Will?

Researchers at Charité–Universitätsmedizin Berlin used computer-based brain experiments to study the decision-making processes involved in voluntary movements.

Learning to Apply Data Science to Business Problems
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Learning to Apply Data Science to Business Problems

One of the most exciting parts of data science is that it can be applied to many domains of knowledge, given our newfound ability to gather valuable data on almost...

Tackling World's Problems with Human-Computer Intelligence
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Tackling World's Problems with Human-Computer Intelligence

The combination of human and computer intelligence might be just what's needed to find solutions to problems that neither can solve alone, say researchers from...
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