Now, your smartphone can also be 3-D scanner

What if you could turn your smartphone into a 3-D scanner? Now, with this algorithm, you actually can.

Here's when you should tweet to get maximum retweets
Here's when you should tweet to get maximum retweets

Retweets are especially valuable to marketers because they help to spread a brand's message beyond core followers.

Feeling bored? Your smartphone can sense that

Now, your smartphone can sense if you are getting bored, thanks to a new algorithm developed by researchers at Telefonica Research in Barcelona.

NASA wants you to decode earthquakes
NASA wants you to decode earthquakes

A new NASA challenge is looking for evidence to support a theory that electromagnetic pulses (EMP) may precede an earthquake, potentially offering a warning to those in a temblor`s path.

New algorithm helps decipher how drugs work inside body
New algorithm helps decipher how drugs work inside body

 Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed a computer algorithm that can help scientists for the first time see how drugs produce pharmacological effects inside the body.

Video game helps robots plan their actions!
Video game helps robots plan their actions!

Researchers have used a popular video game to develop an algorithm that can help robots learn how to tell which objects and actions might be useful to achieve a goal.

New algorithm tells dog's age, gender from its bark

 Researchers have developed a computer programme which can determine the gender and age of a dog through its bark.

Algorithm allows amputee to use thought-powered bionic hand

Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed an algorithm that enabled a man whose right hand had been amputated to grasp objects using a bionic hand controlled by his thoughts.

New algorithm to help household robots 'see' better
New algorithm to help household robots 'see' better

MIT scientists have developed a new algorithm that could enable household robots to better identify objects in cluttered environments.

Affordable driverless cars within 10 years: Study
Affordable driverless cars within 10 years: Study

Driverless cars could become affordable to most people within 10 years, Australian researchers said Thursday.

Indian-origin researcher develops new quality control system

An Indian-origin researcher Mitul Tailor from the Loughborough University in Britain has developed a computer software system that can be used in quality control in virtually any industry -- from car and aerospace to beauty treatments.

Facebook posts give clues to your personality
Facebook posts give clues to your personality

People can accurately detect the personality traits of strangers through Facebook activity, according to a new study.

Novel way to monitor drone`s parametres

Drones are the future of home delivery and surveillance but to achieve this consistently, they will have to tackle high winds and other uncertainties like depletion of fuel.

Smartphone app to detect underlying heart condition

How about an app that can detect in a jiffy if you are suffering from atrial fibrillation (AF), a serious type of heart arrhythmia that is often a precursor to stroke?

New tool to rate quality of Wikipedia entries

Computer scientists in China have devised a software algorithm that can automatically check a particular entry on Wikipedia and rank it according to quality.

New algorithm allows robots to walk with broken legs

Researchers have developed an algorithm that allows a robot to teach itself to walk with a broken or damaged leg.

Science behind cutting `fair pieces` of cake revealed

A new study has found the algorithm to divide goods such as cake and land.

Algorithm automatically removes boring parts from videos

Scientists have developed a new algorithm that can automatically pick out the good parts from long videos to produce a miniature trailer.

New algorithm can help us `see` the time

Time flies but can we see how time moves? Researchers believe a new algorithm can - with roughly 80 percent accuracy - determine whether a given snippet of video is playing backward or forward.

New algorithm can make your face shots more memorable

Now your face could be instantly transformed into a more memorable one without the need for an expensive makeover.