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‘Brain password’ uses Leo DiCaprio to unlock your phone

Researchers are working on a “brain password” system that could let you unlock your phone with your brainwaves—or your reaction to a photo of Leonardo …

A new system optimises electric transmission from offshore wind farms

Scientists from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have designed a new control system for wind turbines in offshore wind farms which allows power …

4 reasons ‘fake news’ tricks us and what we can do

Mounting evidence that social media-friendly “fake news” may have shaped the outcome of the 2016 election has strengthened the conviction of some that US …

See how we view the world vs. dogs, cats, and goldfish

  Human eyes aren’t particularly adept at distinguishing colors or seeing in dim light, when compared to those of many other animals. But when it comes …

What you need to know about intelligent sensors with bi-directional communication

An intelligent sensor is essentially a sensor device that possesses the capability to perform a variety of intelligent functions in the course of its everyday …

We recognize ‘green’ design quickly but don’t really know why

When it comes to judging environmental friendliness, people learn to make quick decisions based on looks without even realizing it. “The idea of products …

5 tips—and a new device—to keep your credit card safe

Researchers have teamed up with the New York City Police Department’s Financial Crimes Task Force to deploy the “Skim Reaper,” a device that instantly …

‘Black box’ chip makes hacking impossible

Researchers have created a chip that deploys ionic memristor technology to solve the digital problem of security with an analog memory hardware solution. While …

Look for these features in apps for preschoolers

  Apps for kids that encourage interactions between parents and their children can offer the same benefits to developing minds as analog toys do, …

Software watches sports and quickly pulls out stats

  New software called Cherrypick is the first capable of automatically analyzing volleyball matches and providing analytics about the game just an hour …