New study reveals television newsroom social media practices policies lag behind
5 hours ago
Social media is changing the way journalists do their jobs, but policies for television journalists haven't caught up with the practice, increasing the chances that they report false information. That's one result from a ...
Citizen scientists to investigate our saltmarshes
7 hours ago
Marine scientists are appealing to citizen scientists to collect information about Britain's saltmarshes with a new mobile phone app.
New data replication method for disaster-resilient information platforms
Jun 28, 2016
Researchers have developed a way to protect data and enable information services to continue working in disaster-affected areas, even when there is a network disruption over a wide area preventing access to remotely located ...
Researchers discover the key to optimizing information transfer
Jun 24, 2016
EPFL researchers have come up with a way to optimize information transfer, solving a problem that has confounded researchers for 60 years. Their breakthrough could enhance the quality of our communications, from smartphones ...
Fix for 3-billion-year-old genetic error could dramatically improve genetic sequencing
Jun 23, 2016
For 3 billion years, one of the major carriers of information needed for life, RNA, has had a glitch that creates errors when making copies of genetic information. Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have developed ...
NTT Data smart shirt keeps what's driving IndyCar's Tony Kanaan on track
Jun 22, 2016
Speeding over 200 miles an hour around a race track may seem like a lot to handle, but IndyCar racer Tony Kanaan is in control.
Study reveals millennials are more likely to unplug while on vacation than gen X
Jun 21, 2016
In preparation for summer travel season, Intel Security conducted a study, "Digital Detox: Unplugging on Summer Vacation," to better understand the ways consumers stay digitally connected while traveling and ways they may ...
Researchers refine method for detecting quantum entanglement
Jun 17, 2016
RMIT quantum computing researchers have developed and demonstrated a method capable of efficiently detecting high-dimensional entanglement.
Quantum 1, classical 0: Bell nonlocality universally confirmed in any large communication complexity advantage
Jun 14, 2016 feature
(Phys.org)—The relationship between communication complexity problems, Bell nonlocal correlations and the advantage of quantum over classical strategies has long been recognized, but has been confirmed in only two problems. ...
Drum beats from a one atom thick graphite membrane
Jun 14, 2016
Researchers from the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, have demonstrated the ability to manipulate the vibrations of a drum of nanometre scale thickness - realizing the world's smallest and most versatile drum. ...