Champagne bubbles can solve world's energy needs

Using Japan's most powerful computer, researchers have explored how the physics of champagne bubbles may help address the world's future energy needs.

More flexible digital communication in the offing
More flexible digital communication in the offing

A team led by an Indian-American scientist has begun to describe theoretical limits on the degree of imprecision that communicating computers can tolerate - with very real implications for the design of communication protocols.

Save files on computer and boost memory

The simple act of saving file on a computer may improve our memory for the information we encounter next, says a new research.

Army to introduce computer-based recruitment tests in Rajasthan

The Indian Army will introduce computer-based entrance test for recruitment of personnel in Rajasthan, aiming to make the process paperless.

Computer-based approach could reduce suicide risk, stigma

A team of psychology researchers have developed a simple computer-based approach to treating anxiety, that could in turn reduce suicide risk.

Japanese computer from 1944 solves complex equations
Japanese computer from 1944 solves complex equations

A Japanese analogue computer made in 1944 has been restored and reactivated at a university in Tokyo where it has been able to solve differential equations even after seven decades.

Computer that understands science better than humans

A computer developed by the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UWM) has proved that it is better than scientists at extracting data from scientific publications and placing it in a database amongst thousands of other results.

Beware! E-ciggs can give your PC malware
Beware! E-ciggs can give your PC malware

A new study has revealed that electronic cigarettes have become the latest vector for malicious software that can be transmitted to computers.

US State Department's unclassified computer network hacked

The US State Department took the unprecedented step to shut down its entire unclassified email system over the weekend after its computer network was hacked.

Blending 'movements with computer' to enhance computational skills in girls

Researchers are developing new software called Virtual Environment Interactions (VEnvl), sync's the body movements' of girls with the computer, making their computational thinking skills better.

Magnetic materials to build gen-next computers
Magnetic materials to build gen-next computers

Magnetic materials that store data in hard disc drives may also perform calculations and take on the role of a computer's central processing unit (CPU), scientists say.

Magnetic materials could help build future computers
Magnetic materials could help build future computers

 Magnetic materials form the basis of most hard disc drives as they are able to store data. Now, a team from the University of Sheffield has proposed that they could also be used to perform calculations and so take on the role of a computer's central processing unit (CPU).

New bracelet boosts computer security

Forgot to log out from your computer? A bracelet-based security system ensures no one else uses it.

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.

Is it possible to keep passwords 100% secure online?
Is it possible to keep passwords 100% secure online?

A computer scientist recently weighed in on whether people can ever truly master the online password security process.

Computer games may give you larger English vocabulary
Computer games may give you larger English vocabulary

Scientists have found that those who play computer games regularly have a larger English vocabulary than non-players.

Computer to help spinal cord injury victims walk

For helping people with spinal cord injury walk better, researchers have made an artificial connection from the brain to the locomotion centre in the spinal cord using a computer interface as bypass.

Used-cigarette butts to power your computer!

Scientists have converted used-cigarette butts into a high-performing material that could be integrated into computers, handheld devices, electrical vehicles and wind turbines to store energy.

Canada says China hacked science agency computers

Canada accused China on Tuesday of hacking into the computers of its research and development arm, which Beijing strongly denied.

New computer model can perceive gender

Scientists have, for the first time, developed a mathematical model based on 3D facial scans that enables computers to objectively perceive gender.