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June 25, 2023

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The 'Breath' Between Atoms -- A New Building Block for Quantum Technology

Researchers have discovered they can detect atomic 'breathing,' or the mechanical vibration between two layers of atoms, by observing the type of light those atoms emitted when stimulated by a laser. The sound of this atomic 'breath' could help researchers encode and transmit quantum ...

Medical 'Microrobots' Could One Day Treat Bladder Disease, Other Human Illnesses

Engineers have designed a new class of 'microrobots' several times smaller than the width of a human hair that may be able to treat human illnesses like interstitial cystitis -- a painful bladder disease that affects millions of ...

Nanowire Networks Learn and Remember Like a Human Brain

Scientists have demonstrated nanowire networks can exhibit both short- and long-term memory like the human ...

New Atomic-Scale Understanding of Catalysis Could Unlock Massive Energy Savings

In an advance they consider a breakthrough in computational chemistry research, chemical engineers have developed a model of how catalytic reactions work at the atomic scale. This understanding could allow engineers and chemists to develop more ...

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Bridging Traditional Economics and Econophysics

How do asset markets work? Which stocks behave similarly? Economists, physicists, and mathematicians work intensively to draw a picture but need to learn what is happening outside their discipline. A ...

AI Could Replace Humans in Social Science Research

Researchers look at how AI (large language models or LLMs in particular) could change the nature of social science ...

Advanced Universal Control System May Revolutionize Lower Limb Exoskeleton Control and Optimize User Experience

A team of researchers has developed a new method for controlling lower limb exoskeletons using deep reinforcement learning. The method enables more robust and natural walking control for users of ...

Energy Harvesting Via Vibrations: Researchers Develop Highly Durable and Efficient Device

An international research group has engineered a new energy-generating device by combining piezoelectric composites with carbon fiber-reinforced polymer (CFRP), a commonly used material that is both ...

Terahertz-to-Visible Light Conversion for Future Telecommunications

A study demonstrates that graphene-based materials can be used to efficiently convert high-frequency signals into visible light, and that this mechanism is ultrafast and tunable. These outcomes open ...

High-Quality Child Care Contributes to Later Success in Science, Math

Children who receive high-quality child care as babies, toddlers and preschoolers do better in science, technology, engineering and math through high school, and that link is stronger among children ...

Video Games Spark Exciting New Frontier in Neuroscience

Researchers have used an algorithm from a video game to gain insights into the behavior of molecules within live brain cells. Researchers used coding tools to build an algorithm that is now used by ...

Metaverse Could Put a Dent in Global Warming

For many technology enthusiasts, the metaverse has the potential to transform almost every facet of human life, from work to education to entertainment. Now, new research shows it could have ...

AI Helps Show How the Brain's Fluids Flow

一个新的、基于ai技术测量流体流动in the brain could lead to treatments for diseases such as ...

Metamaterials With Built-in Frustration Have Mechanical Memory

Researchers have discovered how to design materials that necessarily have a point or line where the material doesn't deform under stress, and that even remember how they have been poked or ...

New Technique in Error-Prone Quantum Computing Makes Classical Computers Sweat

Today's quantum computers often calculate the wrong answer because of noisy environments that interfere with the quantum entanglement of qubits. IBM Quantum has pioneered a technique that ...


Hybrid AI-Powered Computer Vision Combines Physics and Big Data

Researchers have laid out a new approach to enhance artificial intelligence-powered computer vision technologies by adding physics-based awareness to data-driven techniques. The study offered an ...

A Step Toward Safe and Reliable Autopilots for Flying

Researchers developed a machine-learning technique that can autonomously drive a car or fly a plane through a very difficult 'stabilize-avoid' scenario, in which the vehicle must stabilize ...

Four-Legged Robot Traverses Tricky Terrains Thanks to Improved 3D Vision

Researchers have developed a new model that trains four-legged robots to see more clearly in 3D. The advance enabled a robot to autonomously cross challenging terrain with ease -- including stairs, ...

The Chatbot Will See You Now

Results from a study of the use of a chatbot in the consent process show that it encourages inclusivity, and leads to faster completion and high levels of understanding. Whereas the traditional ...

Loneliness, Insomnia Linked to Work With AI Systems

Employees who frequently interact with artificial intelligence systems are more likely to experience loneliness that can lead to insomnia and increased after-work drinking, according to research ...

Mori3: A Polygon Shape-Shifting Robot for Space Travel

By combining inspiration from the digital world of polygon meshing and the biological world of swarm behavior, the Mori3 robot can morph from 2D triangles into almost any 3D object. The research ...

Liquid Metal Sticks to Surfaces Without a Binding Agent

Everyday materials such as paper and plastic could be transformed into electronic 'smart devices' by using a simple new method to apply liquid metal to surfaces, according to scientists. ...

Novel Ferroelectrics for More Efficient Microelectronics

A team of researchers is exploring novel materials that have potential to make microelectronics more energy efficient. Their recent work explores recently discovered wurtzite ferroelectrics, which ...

Researchers Discover Materials Exhibiting Huge Magnetoresistance

With the need for hardware to process large amounts of digital information ever growing, researchers are working hard to improve magnetoresistive devices. The magnetoresistance ratio indicates the ...

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