The Genezik software, conceived by researchers from the Signal Processing Laboratory at EPFL (LTS2), offers an innovative approach to playlist making and to rediscovering forgotten songs.
Big data is hot news. The opportunities for analysing huge amounts of unstructured data are highly valued in industry and science, yet there is also concern about data protection.
The process of 3D printing is gaining a lot of ground. Now, scientists have developed 3D printing technology that can create free-standing structures made out of liquid metal at room temperature.
Meet GROVER, NASA's new polar rover that can withstand the extreme temperatures felt in icy climates. The space agency has now tested this new rover on the Greenland ice sheet and has found that not only can it defy wind gusts of up to 30 mph, but it can also operate completely autonomously.
Artificial skin would be a huge boon for patients with prosthetic limbs or those who have damaged their skin in incidents such as fires. Now, scientists have used tiny gold particles and a kind of resin to create a new kind of flexible sensor that could one day be integrated into electronic skin, or...
Defying 30 mph gusts and temperatures down to minus 22 F, NASA's new polar rover recently demonstrated in Greenland that it could operate completely autonomously in one of Earth's harshest environments.
A layer of graphene can reduce the working temperature in hotspots inside a processor by up to 25 percent – which can significantly extend the working life of computers and other electronics.
Optical computing holds enormous potential. Now, scientists may be one step closer to making it a reality. They've described the experimental realization of an optical analog of a transistor, a fundamental component of a computing circuit. The findings could have practical applications for quantum ...
A team at the University of Lincoln, UK, is leading the way in new research aimed at detecting the vast amount of substances available on the legal highs market.
The dream of a solar-powered world recently took a major step forward. On 24 June, in a joint announcement with the US White House and IBM, the Harvard Clean Energy Project released a database of 2.3 million organic compounds - 35,000 of which have promising properties for high-performance semicondu...
In the remediation, or clean up, of pollution in soil and groundwater, special nanoparticles are increasingly used to convert and break down pollutants in a site.