Rare tree dormouse not seen for 20 years found in Austria
Researchers hope to learn more about the species, found in a Salzburg forest, before it goes into hibernation.
[BBC News Europe] The road to future AI is paved with trust
The place of artificial intelligence, AI, in our everyday life is increasing and many researchers believe that what we have seen so far is only the beginning. However, AI must be trustworthy in all situations. A new project has drawn up a research-based roadmap intended to guide research (...)
[Science daily] New FedEx Research Shows E-commerce Opportunities Set to Grow for SMEs Under 'New Normal'
The latest e-commerce trends from a research commissioned by FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), and one of the world's largest express transportation companies, shows that both Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SMEs) and consumers agree that there's room for (...)
[WebWire Electronic Internet commerce] SAS' Michelle Proctor receives 2022 ATHENA National Leadership Award
Michelle Proctor, Chief of Staff to the SAS Risk Research & Quantitative Solutions division and head of internal and external women's initiatives groups, will receive the 2022 ATHENA National Leadership award. ATHENA International ï¿½presents global and national awards to individuals who (...)
[WebWire Computer software] Collective effort needed to help children thrive following exposure to online risks
Helping children become more 'digitally resilient' needs to be a collective effort if they are to learn how to 'thrive online', according to new research. Digital resilience is the capability to learn how to recognize, manage and recover from online risks -- such as bullying and (...)
[Science daily] Neural net computing in water
A team of researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) have developed an ionic circuit comprising hundreds of ionic transistors and performed a core process of neural net computing.
[Science daily] Full control of a six-qubit quantum processor in silicon
Researchers have engineered a record number of six, silicon-based, spin qubits in a fully interoperable array. Importantly, the qubits can be operated with a low error-rate that is achieved with a new chip design, an automated calibration procedure, and new methods for qubit initialization and (...)
[Science daily] New algorithm for reconstructing particles at the Large Hadron Collider
Researchers have implemented a ground-breaking algorithm for reconstructing particles at the Large Hadron Collider. The project is part of the Compact Muon Solenoid (CMS) experiment -- one of seven installed experiments which uses detectors to analyze the particles produced by collisions in the (...)
[Science daily] Fluidic circuits add analog options for controlling soft robots
Robotics researchers, engineers and materials scientists showed it is possible to make programmable, nonelectronic circuits that control the actions of soft robots by processing information encoded in bursts of compressed air.
[Science daily] The pros and cons of telemental health
New research has shown that certain groups of people benefit from the freedom of choice that telemental health provides, but this is not true for all.
[Science daily] Discovery of new nanowire assembly process could enable more powerful computer chips
Researchers have developed a technique to precisely manipulate and place nanowires with sub-micron accuracy. This discovery could accelerate the development of even smaller and more powerful computer chips.
[Science daily] Do humans think computers make fair decisions?
Today, machine learning helps determine the loan we qualify for, the job we get, and even who goes to jail. But when it comes to these potentially life-altering decisions, can computers make a fair call? Researchers have shown that with human supervision, people think a computer's decision (...)
[Science daily] BT Digital launches User Research labs and bolsters design capability with expert digital hires
BT Group's Digital unit continues to accelerate the Group's transformation by strengthening its design capability. A new world-class bespoke User Research lab has opened at its London headquarters, and a second will be opening in Birmingham later this year. The new labs will help BT (...)
[WebWire Computer networks] Scalable and fully coupled quantum-inspired processor solves optimization problems
Annealing processors are more energy efficient and quicker at solving mathematical optimization problems than PCs. Researchers at Tokyo University of Science have now developed a new approach to realizing scalable fully coupled annealing processors. These quantum-inspired systems can model the (...)
[Science daily] Engineers discover new process for synthetic material growth, enabling soft robots that grow like plants
Researchers have developed a new, plant-inspired extrusion process that enables synthetic material growth, and the creation of a soft robot that builds its own solid body from liquid to navigate hard-to-reach places and complicated (...)