Recent cyber attacks have caused concern over the state of information security, but quantum key distribution promises to revolutionize public key cryptography and reconfigure the relationship between code-makers and code-breakers.
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A Yale professor is one of a growing number of scientists studying the science of swarms. These researchers hope that by understanding how animals swarm, they can inform such far flung disciplines as robotics, computer design, and physics.
Drawing from ideas sociology, psychology, economics, and biology, and utilizing tools from applied mathematics and computer science, Professor David Rand studies the basis of why organisms cooperate. The Yale Scientific Magazine speaks with Professor Rand to find out how he works, his other interests, and more.
The Hacking Health @ Yale event in October brought students and professionals together to produce solutions for current issues in healthcare.
As computers become more powerful, many scientists believe they will eventually outsmart humans. Nick Bostrom’s new book, Superintelligence, looks at the dangers inherent in creating ever-brainier machines, and at how we might survive them.
Yale physicists have harvested and controlled light photons to serve as storage bits for quantum information.
After brainstorming in a pub, researchers at the European Bioinformatics Institute have developed a new way of storing digital information in DNA.
Stuxnet was allegedly created by the US and Israeli governments in order to infiltrate and destroy computers within the Iranian nuclear program.
Daniel Spielman ’92, Henry Ford II Professor of Computer Science, Mathematics, and Applied Science, was named one of this year’s MacArthur Fellows in October. The MacArthur Foundation, which aims to financially support people who show exceptional merit in their respective
In a breakthrough for the field of quantum computing, researchers have successfully altered a single electron’s spin.