18/04/2018

Robotics

Researchers design 'soft' robots that can move on their own

If Star Wars' R2-D2 is your idea of a robot, think again. Researchers led by a University of Houston engineer have reported a new class of soft robot, composed of ultrathin sensing, actuating electronics and temperature-sensitive ...

Computer Sciences

How poker and other games help artificial intelligence evolve

When he was growing up in Ohio, his parents were avid card players, dealing out hands of everything from euchre to gin rummy. Meanwhile, he and his friends would tear up board games lying around the family home and combine ...

Security

PowerHammer is wake-up call to data-stealing through power lines

Can security sleuths ever complain there's nothing left to do? The answer is obvious, and one more path to mischief has been recognized in the form of power supplies serving as a data exfiltration tool. It appears that malware ...