Researchers have designed and built a quantum computer from five atoms in an ion trap. The computer uses laser pulses to carry out Shor’s algorithm on each atom, to correctly factor the number 15.Credit: Image..
Scientists at the University of Southampton have made a major step forward in the development of digital data storage that is capable of surviving for billions of years. Using nanostructured glass, scientists from the University’s Optoelectronics..
Google parent-company Alphabet is testing at least two wireless charging systems for its electric-powered self-driving cars. Documents filed with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC) suggest that Google is working on two wireless charging systems for..
This image shows various shapes made from Miura-ori pattern.Credit: Mahadevan Lab Simple origami fold may hold the key to designing pop-up furniture, medical devices and scientific tools What if you could make any object out..
Software engineers Jay Flatland and Paul Rose built this remarkable machine that can solve Rubik’s Cubes faster than you can blink (1.047 seconds).
The Fontus device uses the principles of condensation to convert humidity in the air into drinkable water. Credit: Kristof Retezár Kristof Retezár, a designer based in Vienna, invented a device that can extract humidity from the air..
Indiana University researchers have found that people who seek out news and information from social media are at higher risk of becoming trapped in a “collective social bubble” compared to using search engines. The study,..
University of Oregon and University of Cincinnati researchers have found that everyday shoppers make assumptions about brands that use green colors. The findings, published in the Journal of Business Ethics, hold ethical implications for environmentally friendly..
Many studies have shown that a company’s logo is one of the most important aspects of marketing and advertising a brand, or features that distinctly identifies a company’s product or service from its competitors. Now,..
People are less willing to rely on their knowledge and say they know something when they have access to the Internet, suggesting that our connection to the web is affecting how we think. Professor Evan..