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Engineers design artificial-intelligence synapse for “brain-on-a-chip” hardware - Scientia

Engineers design artificial synapse for “brain-on-a-chip” hardware Design is major stepping stone toward portable artificial-intelligence</b> …

Artificial Intelligence

Thermoelectric - Turning heat into electricity - Scientia

Study finds topological materials could boost the efficiency of thermoelectric devices.<p><b>Scientia</b> — What if you could run your air conditioner not on …

Nanotech

Portable Gluten Sensor Detector - Scientia

Is your meal really gluten free?<p>Portable sensor detects trace amounts of gluten in food at restaurants.<p><b>Scientia</b> — Gluten for people with celiac …

Portable

In The Life of The ISS - Scientia

In In The Life of The ISS – Question Time<p>This post is dedicated to our friend Mihaela from Facebook that recently asked us a question that is …

Space Exploration

Link Between Primordial Black Holes and Dark Matter - Scientia

Scientist suggests possible link between primordial black holes and dark matter<p>Left: This image from NASA’s Spitzer Space Telescope shows an infrared …

Dark Matter

Neuroscientists illuminate role of autism gene - Scientia

Neuroscientists illuminate role of autism linked gene. Loss of Shank gene prevents neuronal synapses from properly maturing.<p><b>Scientia</b> — A new study …

Automatic bug finder - Analysis Practical Coding - Scientia

Automatic bug finder. System could make complex analysis practical for programs that import huge swaths of code.<p><b>Scientia</b> — Symbolic execution is a …

Computer Science

Juno Spacecraft Crosses Jupiter/Sun Gravity Boundary - Scientia

NASA’s Juno Spacecraft Crosses Jupiter/Sun Gravitational Boundary<p><b>Scientia</b> — Since its launch five years ago, there have been three forces tugging at …

Astronomy

Life on Ceres - Scientia

Life on Ceres? Mysterious changes in the bright spots still baffle scientists<p><b>Scientia</b> –Bright spots on the dwarf planet Ceres continue to puzzle …

Astronomy

New concept battery technology - Scientia

New concept turns battery technology upside-down. Pump-free design for flow battery could offer advantages in cost and simplicity.<p><b>Scientia</b> — A new …

new formula for concrete - Scientia

Finding a new formula for concrete. Researchers look to bones and shells as blueprints for stronger, more durable concrete.<p><b>Scientia</b> — Researchers at …

Engineering

Automating DNA origami opens many new uses - Scientia

Automating DNA origami opens door to many new uses. Like 3-D printing did for larger objects, method makes it easy to build nanoparticles out of</b> …

Pill for long-term drug release - Scientia

Engineers develop a pill for long-term drug release. New tablet attaches to the lining of the GI tract, resists being pulled away.<p>Researchers have …

University of California

Formula describing ghostly transfer of heat - Scientia

Researchers develop formula describing ghostly transfer of heat<p>Two bodies at different temperatures in vacuum constantly exchange heat. This energy …

First temperature map of a super-Earth - Scientia

First temperature map of a super-Earth reveals lava world. Exoplanet Super-Earth lacks atmosphere, is covered in rivers of magma.<p>This artist’s …

Hybrid system cuts coal-plant emissions - Scientia

Hybrid system could cut coal-plant emissions in half. Combining gasification with fuel-cell technology could boost efficiency of coal-powered …

Fossil Fuels

Metal alloys that stand up to hydrogen - Scientia

An artist’s rendering of nuclear fuel rods in front of a colorful computational valley predicted for alloying compositions.<br>Image: Mostafa Youssef and …

New Aspects of Pluto and its Moons - Scientia

Science Papers Reveal New Aspects of Pluto and its Moons<p>This image of haze layers above Pluto’s limb was taken by the Ralph/Multispectral Visible …

Solar System

Programming language for living cells - Scientia

<b>A programming language for living cells.</b> New programming language lets researchers design novel biological circuits.<p><b>Scientia</b> — MIT biological …

Massive Galaxy Cluster Identified - Scientia

Most distant <b>massive galaxy</b> cluster identified. Formed in the first 4 billion years of the universe, cluster is 1,000 times more massive than the …

Atom sized Pieces Into Practical Products - Scientia

Program Seeks Ability to Assemble Atom sized Pieces Into Practical Products. DARPA selects 10 performers to develop technologies that bridge the …

Nanotech

Hubble Views Two Galaxies Merging - Scientia

Galaxies Merging<p>This image, taken with the Wide Field Planetary Camera 2 on board the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, shows the galaxy NGC 6052, …

Universe

Machines that learn like people - Scientia

Machines that learn like people. Algorithms could learn to recognize objects from a few examples, not millions; may better model human</b> …

Optoelectronic microprocessors existing chip manufacturing - Scientia

Optoelectronic microprocessors built using existing chip manufacturing. High-performance prototype means chipmakers could now start building …

Microsystems Nanodevice at one-hundredth the cost - Scientia

New techniques for building microelectromechanical microsystems show promise.<p>External row of seven emitters that are part of a 49-emitter array. The …

China Launch Dark Matter Detecting Satellite - Scientia

China launch dark matter detecting satellite into orbit<p>Watch the China rocket launch video<br>China has successfully placed a satellite called the Dark …

Dark Matter

HoloLens Development - Scientia

HoloLens development edition is coming in 2016<p>Microsoft is focusing on developers, not the general public, for the latest in HoloLens events and …

Augmented Reality

Black holes could grow as large as 50 billion suns - Scientia

Black holes could grow as large as 50 billion suns before their food crumbles into stars according to research<p>This artist’s concept depicts a …

Black Holes

Transcranial Direct Current Stimulation Devices (tDCS) - Scientia

Interest is growing in brain stimulation devices (tDCS) — and regulating them may prove tricky.<p>People building their own devices for transcranial …

The Brain

In the life of all things Microscopic - Part 8 - Scientia

Light Bulbs