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Personal Interactions Are Important Drivers of STEM Identity in Girls

Researchers found that nuanced interactions between teachers and campers at a coding camp for middle school girls as well as among the girls themselves impacted how girls viewed themselves as …


Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Could Enhance Scientific Peer Review, Researchers Say

Artificial intelligence and machine learning could enhance scientific peer review as scientists rush to publish COVID-related research, according to …


Evidence of Power: Phasing Quantum Annealers Into Experiments from Nonequilibrium Physics

Scientists have used commercially available quantum annealers, a type of quantum computer, to experimentally probe the validity of an important mechanism from nonequilibrium physics in open quantum …


Quirky Response to Magnetism Presents Quantum Physics Mystery

Scientists describe the quirky behavior of one such magnetic topological insulator. The new article includes experimental evidence that intrinsic magnetism in the bulk of manganese bismuth telluride …


Designed Antiviral Proteins Inhibit SARS-CoV-2 in the Lab

Computer-designed miniproteins have now been shown to protect lab-grown human cells from SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The lead antiviral candidate rivals the best-known …


Artificial Intelligence Aids Gene Activation Discovery

Scientists have long known that human genes are activated through instructions delivered by the precise order of our DNA. With the aid of artificial intelligence, researchers have solved a …


New Method Prevents Quantum Computers from Crashing

Quantum information is fragile, which is why quantum computers must be able to correct errors. But what if whole qubits are lost? Researchers are now presenting a method that allows quantum computers …


Tool Transforms World Landmark Photos Into 4D Experiences

Using publicly available tourist photos of world landmarks such as the Trevi Fountain in Rome or Top of the Rock in New York City, researchers have developed a method to create maneuverable 3D images …


Model Shows That the Speed Neurons Fire Impacts Their Ability to Synchronize

Research has shown for the first time that a computer model can replicate and explain a unique property displayed by a crucial brain cell. Their findings shed light on how groups of neurons can …


Extracting Order from a Quantum Measurement Finally Shown Experimentally

In physics, it is essential to be able to show a theoretical assumption in actual, physical experiments. For more than a hundred years, physicists have been aware of the link between the concepts of …


Battery-Free Game Boy Runs Forever

Researchers develop first-ever battery-free, energy-harvesting, interactive device. And it looks and feels like a retro 8-bit Nintendo Game …


Predictive Placentas: Using Artificial Intelligence to Protect Mothers’ Future Pregnancies

New technology can decrease healthcare costs, allowing a majority of mothers and infants to have access to a microscopic placenta examination, according to a new …


Heavy Electronic Media Use in Late Childhood Linked to Lower Academic Performance

A new study of 8- to 11-year olds reveals an association between heavy television use and poorer reading performance, as well as between heavy computer use and poorer numeracy–the ability to work …


A Molecular Approach to Quantum Computing

Molecules in quantum superposition could help in the development of quantum …


Managing Data Flow Boosts Cyber-Physical System Performance

Researchers have developed a suite of algorithms to improve the performance of cyber-physical systems – from autonomous vehicles to smart power grids – by balancing each component’s need for …


New Theory Hints at More Efficient Way to Develop Quantum Algorithms

A new theory could bring a way to make quantum algorithm development less of an accidental process, say …


Intelligent Software Tackles Plant Cell Jigsaw Puzzle

Scientists have developed a machine learning-based algorithm to study the morphogenesis of plants at a cellular level. So far it was impossible to solve this evolving and changing …


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One of the biggest impediments to adoption of new technologies is trust in artificial intelligence (AI). Now, a new tool generates automatic indicators if data and predictions generated by AI …


Brain-Inspired Electronic System Could Vastly Reduce AI’s Carbon Footprint

Extremely energy-efficient artificial intelligence is now closer to reality after researchers found a way to improve the accuracy of a brain-inspired computing …


Photonics Researchers Report Breakthrough in Miniaturizing Light-Based Chips

Electrical engineers have created the smallest electro-optical modulator yet, using a thin film of lithium niobate bonded on a silicon dioxide layer. This key component of a photonics-based chip …