Engineering

Making quantum computers even more powerful

Engineers at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) have developed a method for reading several qubits—the smallest unit of quantum data—at the same time. Their method paves the way to a new generation of even ...

Engineering

Pushing the potential of brain-computer interfaces

Since they came into use by physicians and researchers, Brain-Computer Interfaces (BCIs) or Brain-Machine Interfaces (BMIs) have provided ways to treat neurological disorders and shed light on how the brain functions. As ...

Computer Sciences

Modelling the spread of viruses

New research published in the International Journal of Mathematics in Operational Research plots a new route for viral propagation in a computer network.

Electronics & Semiconductors

Taiwan chipmaker TSMC says quarterly profit $6 billion

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the biggest contract manufacturer of processor chips, reported Thursday its quarterly profit rose 16.4% over a year earlier to $6 billion amid surging demand for chips for smartphones ...

Security

Ransomware attack locks down US prison

A ransomware attack locked down a US jail, knocking out security cameras and leaving inmates confined to their cells, court documents show.

Electronics & Semiconductors

A new development method for flexible electronics

A simple, fast, and green flexible electronics preparation technology was put forward by the research team led by Prof. Zhao Gang from the University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) of the Chinese Academy of Sciences ...

Engineering

Scientists reveal the magnificent complexity of the Alhambra

Before a building can be properly restored, rebuilt or even maintained, architects need to have a good understanding of how it was constructed and what methods were used. That's especially true for historical monuments with ...

Robotics

Robots collect underwater litter

Removing litter from oceans and seas is a costly and time-consuming process. As part of a European cooperative project, a team at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) is developing a robotic system that uses machine learning ...

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