Engineering

Powerful simulation solves vital physics problem

In one of the most intensive uses yet of the University of Florida's HiPerGator supercomputer, UF engineers have faithfully reproduced the turbulence and complexity of hot air rising along a wall—a previously impossible ...

Hi Tech & Innovation

Could neurotechnology make lawyers smarter workers?

Cognitively enhanced lawyers may one day work in our courts. A recent report from The Law Society of England and Wales suggests the rapidly advancing field of neural technology could create "digitally enhanced" super-lawyers ...

Engineering

Team reports giant response of semiconductors to light

In an example of the adage "everything old is new again," MIT engineers report a new discovery in semiconductors, well-known materials that have been the focus of intense study for over 100 years thanks to their many applications ...

Robotics

Enhancing the safety of autonomous vehicles in critical scenarios

Researchers at Ulm University in Germany have recently developed a new framework that could help to make self-driving cars safer in urban and highly dynamic environments. This framework, presented in a paper pre-published ...

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