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Computer Science - Microtechnics - 03.02.2021

Life Sciences - Computer Science - 02.02.2021
Supercomputer in your bedroom: Researchers unleash potential of desktop PCs to run simulations of mammals' brains
Supercomputer in your bedroom: Researchers unleash potential of desktop PCs to run simulations of mammals’ brains
University of Sussex academics have established a method of turbocharging desktop PCs to give them the same capability as supercomputers worth tens of millions of pounds. Dr James Knight and Prof Thomas Nowotny from the University of Sussex's School of Engineering and Informatics used the latest Graphical Processing Units (GPUs) to give a single desktop PC the capacity to simulate brain models of almost unlimited size.

Health - Computer Science - 02.02.2021

Environment - Computer Science - 01.02.2021
Virtual conference CO2 emissions quantified in new study
The AirMiners online event produced 66 times less greenhouse gas emissions than an in-person meeting in San Francisco would have The virtual conferencing that has replaced large, in-person gatherings

Health - Computer Science - 28.01.2021
Higher Quality of Life for Senior Citizens through Interconnected Digital Assistance Systems
Research Carl Zeiss Foundation funds interdisciplinary practice study at Heidelberg University with the sum of approximately 4.5 million euros Carl Zeiss Foundation funds interdisciplinary pra

Computer Science - Social Sciences - 27.01.2021
Berkeley’s data science leader dedicated to diversity in computing
From dictating which posts appear in our social media feeds to deciding whether or not a suspect might be guilty of a crime, data and computing have come to permeate nearly all aspects of our lives.

Computer Science - Life Sciences - 25.01.2021

Computer Science - Innovation - 22.01.2021
Research at the forefront of next generation 3D printing and digital drawing
The relentless digitalisation of advanced economies makes the future look very bright for R&D in modern digital technologies, especially in the fascinating and vast world of computer graphics and interactive techniques - where USI academics consistently exhibits cutting-edge research.

Computer Science - Environment - 22.01.2021
Vision test for autonomous cars
Vision test for autonomous cars
Cars that autonomously navigate from A to B are expected to be a common sight in a few years from now.

Computer Science - Social Sciences - 22.01.2021
UChicago computer science team receives $1.2M to map the digital divide in Chicago
The COVID-19 pandemic has illuminated many societal inequities in the United States. Among them is the "digital divide"-the lack of access to reliable and affordable high-speed internet in many areas.

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science - 21.01.2021
NASA Mission To Test Technology for Satellite Swarms
Carnegie Mellon's Zac Manchester leads three-satellite experiment A NASA mission slated for launch on Friday, Jan.

Economics / Business - Computer Science - 20.01.2021

Computer Science - Economics / Business - 20.01.2021
Thomas Eiter named ACM Fellow
For his fundamental contributions to contemporary computing, the ACM Fellows program recognized Thomas Eiter among the top 1 % of ACM members.

Computer Science - Campus - 19.01.2021
Four McGill researchers awarded prestigious AI chairs
By Meaghan Thurston Canadian Institute for Advanced Research (CIFAR) program provides long-term, dedicated research funding to support and train the next generation of AI leaders.

Health - Computer Science - 14.01.2021
$1.2 Million Grant Funds a New Generation of Healthcare Telemanipulation Robots
UC MRPI award will develop advanced telehealth robots to protect healthcare workers and help isolated people connect with their communities Researchers at UC San Diego, UCLA, UC Irvine and San Diego

Computer Science - 14.01.2021
New advances in the detection of bias in face recognition algorithms
Recerca A team from the Computer Vision Center (CVC) and the University of Barcelona has published the results of a study that evaluates the accuracy and bias in gender and skin colour of automatic face recognition algorithms tested with real world data.

Astronomy / Space Science - Computer Science - 13.01.2021
Building a Giant 2D Map of the Universe to Prepare for the Largest 3D Map
Building a Giant 2D Map of the Universe to Prepare for the Largest 3D Map
Nearly 200 researchers pitched in to gather, process, and stitch together images for half of the sky to prepare for the start of the Dark Energy Spectroscopic Instrument's observations This video des

Campus - Computer Science - 12.01.2021
EPFL student creates a new language-analysis program
Jonathan Besomi, a Master's student at EPFL, has developed a program called Texthero that lets users generate representations of textual data with just a few lines of code, thereby simplifying the analysis of natural languages.

Computer Science - 07.01.2021
UofG partners with The Data Lab and BBC to develop next-gen voice assistant
A new partnership between The Data Lab, the BBC and the University of Glasgow will research how the next generation of voice assistant technology can become a socially engaging conversational experience.

Computer Science - 07.01.2021
Tech giants have made their devices ’open source’ for the pandemic - so why do they feel so closed?
COVID-19 has seen hardware developers pledge to make their technology 'open source' to support frontline services, but their designs are still far from open.

Economics / Business - Computer Science - 06.01.2021

Computer Science - Astronomy / Space Science - 03.01.2021
Students simulate drone flight with global navigation satellite systems
Students simulate drone flight with global navigation satellite systems
With a loud hum, the drone takes off from the ground. It is transporting a package to the city center.

Physics - Computer Science - 30.12.2020
Our top 10 articles from 2020
Our top 10 articles from 2020
2020 was a year unlike any other. Here at EPFL, COVID-19 upended our plans in the areas of education, research and innovation. And while we will remember this past year for its pandemic-related headlines, our ten most-read news articles once again reflect the wide diversity of science. The fully transparent surgical mask, called HelloMasks , combine transparency, resistance and porosity.

Computer Science - Life Sciences - 28.12.2020
Quick look under the skin
Quick look under the skin
Self-learning algorithms analyze medical imaging data Imaging techniques enable a detailed look inside an organism.

Computer Science - 28.12.2020
Statistics, data science and national data management: three tasks for a forward-looking FSO
Statistical production, data management and data science Statistics, data science and national data management: three tasks for a forward-looking FSO 28.12.2020 - The Federal Statistical

Computer Science - Campus - 23.12.2020
Edmund Clarke Pioneered Methods For Detecting Software, Hardware Errors
In memory of CMU Professor who earned Turing Award, computer science's highest honor -Edmund M. Clarke, University Professor Emeritus at Carnegie Mellon University and co-recipient of the 2007 Turing Award - computer science's equivalent of the Nobel Prize - died Dec.

Computer Science - Health - 23.12.2020
Robots that cut, bees that bite
Robots that cut, bees that bite
An extraordinary year is drawing to a close. ETH News takes a look back at the highlights that emerged amidst difficult and unsettling times, at ingenious ideas, fascinating science and solidarity in action during - and despite - the coronavirus pandemic.

Computer Science - Politics - 22.12.2020
Crossing the artificial intelligence thin red line?
EPFL computer science professor tells conference that AI has no legitimate roll in defining, implementing, or enforcing public policy.

Campus - Computer Science - 22.12.2020

Economics / Business - Computer Science - 21.12.2020

Computer Science - Electroengineering - 21.12.2020
High-five or thumbs-up? New device detects which gesture you want to make
UC Berkeley researchers have created a new device that combines wearable biosensors with artificial intelligence software to help recognize what hand gesture a person intends to make based on electrical signal patterns in the forearm.

Physics - Computer Science - 17.12.2020
Raising the profile of quantum research
Raising the profile of quantum research
Quantum research has long since ceased to be an exclusive domain of physics. The purpose of the new ETH Quantum Center is to ensure ETH Zurich's various competences and activities in this area are networked even more closely and to raise their public profile.

Computer Science - 17.12.2020
Making industrial robots smarter and more versatile
EPFL spin-off Aica has developed AI-based software that makes industrial robots easier to program and more capable of adapting.

Computer Science - Environment - 17.12.2020
The Salad Days of AI
Students create digital green thumbs to nurture vegetables in automated greenhouses Nidhi Jain has never had much luck growing plants.

Environment - Computer Science - 15.12.2020
Charting the evolution of U.S. energy since 1800--from horsepower to renewables
From wood-burning stoves to coal-fired factories to the gas and oil of the Automobile Age, the history of energy in the United States is marked by many shifts.

Computer Science - 14.12.2020
Hawk Supercomputer at the University of Stuttgart Gets Upgrade
Hawk Supercomputer at the University of Stuttgart Gets Upgrade
The High-Performance Computing Center of the University of Stuttgart (HLRS) will add NVIDIA graphic processing units (GPUs) to its world-class supercomputer, Hawk.

Computer Science - 14.12.2020
Create a realistic VR experience using a normal 360-degree camera
Scientists at the University of Bath have developed a quick and easy approach for capturing 360° VR photography without using expensive specialist cameras.

Health - Computer Science - 11.12.2020
Augmented reality in surgery
Augmented reality in surgery
A team at Balgrist University Hospital successfully completed the first holographically navigated spine surgery.

Health - Computer Science - 11.12.2020

Innovation - Computer Science - 10.12.2020
Engineering at the service of humanitarian aid
Engineering at the service of humanitarian aid
The Engineering Humanitarian Aid initiative, officially launched on 10 December 2020, will harness the expertise of Switzerland's two federal institutes of technology to benefit humanitarian aid programs.

Innovation - Computer Science - 10.12.2020
EPFL, ETH Zurich and the ICRC team up to bolster humanitarian aid
EPFL, ETH Zurich and the ICRC team up to bolster humanitarian aid
The Engineering Humanitarian Aid initiative, officially launched on 10 December 2020, will harness the expertise of Switzerland's two federal institutes of technology to benefit humanitarian aid programs.

Computer Science - 10.12.2020

Computer Science - Mathematics - 10.12.2020
Bad news for fake news: Rice research helps combat social media misinformation
Bad news for fake news: Rice research helps combat social media misinformation
Improved use of machine learning can double throughput of real-time information filters Rice University researchers have discovered a more efficient way for social media companies to keep misinformation from spreading online using  probabilistic filters trained with artificial intelligence.

Environment - Computer Science - 10.12.2020