Moore's Law needs a hug. The days of stuffing transistors on little silicon computer chips are numbered, and their life rafts—hardware accelerators—come with a price.
Jul 11, 2022
Highway drivers passing through construction zones may not give second or even first thought to the barriers that separate their vehicles from the workers on the other side of them. But those barriers—usually precast, portable ...
Jul 08, 2022
Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers demonstrated that an electrochemical sensor paired with a transmitter not only detects propane leaks within seconds, but it can also send a signal to alert emergency services.
Jul 07, 2022
Hearing better with skin than ears: Research team develops a sound-sensing skin-attachable acoustic sensor
"Hey, Siri, how's the weather today?" Voice recognition technology is increasingly prevalent. It is a convenient technology with broad applications. However, to get the most of its intended functions, users must stand near ...
Jul 01, 2022
Researchers from INNOVENT e.V. and Ferdinand-Braun-Institut gGmbH have developed a measurement technique to detect nanoscale fluorescent thin films for the first time without using expensive laboratory equipment. Fluorescent ...
Jun 29, 2022
William Shakespeare might have been talking about Apple's recently released M1 chip via his prose in A Midnight Summer's Dream: "And though she be but little, she is fierce."
Jun 13, 2022
As applications of artificial intelligence spread, more computation has to occur—and more efficiently with lower energy consumption—on local devices instead of in geographically distant data centers in order to overcome ...
Jun 13, 2022
As far as data security is concerned, there is an even greater danger than remote cyberattacks: namely tampering with hardware that can be used to read out information—such as credit card data from a card reader. Researchers ...
Jun 07, 2022
Even though consumers won't see it for years, researchers around the world are already laying the foundation for the next generation of wireless communications, 6G. An international team led by researchers at The University ...
Jun 02, 2022
The Frontier supercomputer at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory earned the top ranking today as the world's fastest on the 59th TOP500 list, with 1.1 exaflops of performance. The system is the first ...
May 30, 2022