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Musk aims to save world from evil AI
The billionaire entrepreneur's donation forms part of a multi-million dollar fund for research projects dedicated to keeping AI "beneficial".
[BBC]

Electric 'robocabs' would reduce US greenhouse emissions by 94% – study
Research projecting to 2030 says self-driving taxis and specialised one-person vehicles would greatly cut inefficiencies in current human driving patterns Self-driving electric taxis could reduce greenhouse gas emissions from conventional car travel in the US by 94% in 2030, according to a (...)
[The Guardian]

Why the seahorse's tail is square
Why is the seahorse's tail square? An international team of researchers has found the answer and it could lead to building better robots and medical devices. In a nutshell, a tail made of square, overlapping segments makes for better armor than a cylindrical tail. It's also better at gripping (...)
[Science daily]

Encryption made easier: Just talk like a parent
A researcher has created an easier email encryption method – one that sounds familiar to parents who try to outsmart their 8-year-old child. The new technique gets rid of the complicated, mathematically generated messages that are typical of encryption software. Instead, the method transforms (...)
[Science daily]

“NewP@ss” Research Project Boosts Security Technologies for Next Generation ePassports and eGovernment Applicationsorts and eGovernment Applications
Contactless, multifunctional, fast and secure features are critical requirements for the new generation of travel documents. Achieving the combination of security and convenience that travellers require to pass through border checkpoints quickly and securely, in addition to providing travellers (...)
[WebWire High tech security]

IBM, NVIDIA and Mellanox Launch Design Center for Big Data and High Performance Computing
IBM (NYSE: IBM), in collaboration with NVIDIA and Mellanox, today announced the establishment of a POWER Acceleration and Design Center in Montpellier, France to advance the development of data-intensive research, industrial, and commercial applications. - - Born out of the collaborative spirit (...)
[WebWire Consumer electronics]

IBM, NVIDIA and Mellanox Launch Design Center for Big Data and High Performance Computing
IBM (NYSE: IBM), in collaboration with NVIDIA and Mellanox, today announced the establishment of a POWER Acceleration and Design Center in Montpellier, France to advance the development of data-intensive research, industrial, and commercial applications. - - Born out of the collaborative spirit (...)
[WebWire Computer software]

Intrusiveness of old emotional memories can be reduced by computer game play procedure
Unwanted, intrusive visual memories are a core feature of stress- and trauma-related clinical disorders such as posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), but they can also crop up in everyday life. New research shows that even once intrusive memories have been laid down, playing a (...)
[Science daily]

Quantum computer storage may require the help of an intermediary to transmit information
Researchers have identified a system that could store quantum information for longer times, which is critical for the future of quantum computing.
[Science daily]

Evidence for stable room-temperature skyrmions
Researchers have identified a class of materials that displays clear evidence for stable skyrmions at room temperature and above, paving the way for the development of useful spintronics devices.
[Science daily]

Helping students stick with online courses
Researchers showed that a dropout-prediction model trained on data from one offering of a course can help predict which students will stop out of the next offering.
[Science daily]

Small Robot Developed to Investigate Interior of Primary Containment Vessel of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Unit 2
Toshiba Corporation (Tokyo: 6502) today announced that the company and the International Research Institute for Nuclear Decommissioning (IRID) have developed a small robot to investigate the interior of the primary containment vessel (PCV) of Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station Unit 2. (...)
[WebWire Electronic components]

Biodegradable, flexible silicon transistors
Researchers have come up with a new solution to alleviate the environmental burden of discarded electronics. They have demonstrated the feasibility of making microwave biodegradable thin-film transistors from a transparent, flexible biodegradable substrate made from inexpensive wood, called (...)
[Science daily]

Pension funds are losing billions annually due to end of month trading
Pension funds around the world could be losing out on billions of euros and dollars of the stock market gains they would have made because they are obliged to sell part of their portfolios before the end of each month. Researchers found this phenomenon to be widespread across 26 stock markets (...)
[Science daily]

New role for Twitter: Early warning system for bad drug interactions
A new technique for discovering potentially dangerous drug interactions--before they show up in medical databases like PubMed-- has been developed by researchers. It includes the searching millions of tweets on Twitter.
[Science daily]

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