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A Pittsburgh-area middle school student says his school district can save up to $21,000 annually by printing documents exclusively in the Garamond font.
A team of students at the University of North Georgia is testing drone technology that can be controlled by a person's thoughts.
The University of Idaho is home to Big-STEM, a supercomputer that provides researchers with an enhanced amount of memory to support large-scale simulations.
Security industry pioneer RSA adopted not just one but two encryption tools developed by the U.S. National Security Agency, greatly increasing the spy agency's ability to eavesdrop on some Internet communications, according to…
On March 28, residents of Greater Los Angeles experienced the largest earthquake to strike the region since 2008.
What kinds of software—if any—deserve a patent?
Patient information databases eventually will help improve health outcomes and support development of new therapies.
The practical need for accurate instant or simultaneous machine translations continues to grow as applications multiply.
A European law spurs scientists to develop computational simulations capable of predicting the toxicity of cosmetics.