New Way of Controlling Qubits Found
Physics

New Way to Take Control of Qubits Found

Modern technology could undergo a revolution with more efficient computers, communications and sensors thanks to quantum research. However, in the realization of these technological goals, such as how to properly control information in quantum systems, [more…]

Mosquito Repellent Developed For The US Army
Biology

Developed a Mosquito Repellent for the US Army

A device that provides long-term mosquito protection without the need for heat, electricity or skin contact has been developed for the US military at the University of Florida. Dr. Christopher Batich and Nagarajan Rajagopal created the controlled-release passive device. [more…]

New Unknowns About the Love Hormone Oxytocin
Biology

New Unknowns About the Love Hormone Oxytocin

The receptor for the hormone oxytocin, which is thought to be crucial in establishing social bonds, doesn't play the important role scientists have attributed to it for the past 30 years, according to new research from UC San Francisco and Stanford Medicine researchers. [more…]

Can Robots Do Better Than Skilled Waiters?
Computers

Can Robots Do Better Than Skilled Waiters?

Researchers at the Munich Institute for Robotics and Machine Intelligence (MIRMI), affiliated with the Technical University of Munich (TUM), have developed a model that allows a robot to serve tea and coffee more quickly and safely than humans. [more…]