Computer scientists invent simple method to speed cache sifting

Computer scientists have invented a highly effective—yet incredibly simple—algorithm to decide which items to toss from a web cache to make room for new ones. Known as SIEVE, the new open-source algorithm holds the potential ...


Predicting the complex propagation of 3D fractures

Fracture propagation is ubiquitous across different temporal and spatial scales. Examples include the breaking of a vase, fatigue cracks in machine parts, and scars left by strong earthquakes. Understanding 3D fracture propagation ...

Energy & Green Tech

Offshore wind farms are vulnerable to cyberattacks, study shows

The hurrying pace of societal electrification is encouraging from a climate perspective. But the transition away from fossil fuels toward renewable sources like wind presents new risks that are not yet fully understood.


Finding a comfortable temperature through machine learning

People who have worked in a large building have likely encountered the experience of being too hot or too cold in their workspace. Regulating temperature in such buildings is essential to both ensuring comfort of those using ...


Scientists announce breakthrough in hypersonic heat shield

In a giant leap for future hypersonic flight, Chinese scientists have turned to multi-scale technology to develop a revolutionary new material that has achieved record high marks in tests for vital strength and thermal insulation ...

Energy & Green Tech

Hydrogen: Handle with care

When produced and used properly, hydrogen can potentially play many roles in the transition toward clean energy and industrial systems. Hydrogen can directly replace natural gas and coal in industrial and manufacturing processes ...

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