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The Medical Game-Changer

The Medical Game-Changer

🕔03:46, 16.Aug 2016

You have just finished watching a great movie on Netflix. However, the night is still young, and you want to watch another movie. But where to start? There are so many different genres…so many different options. Fortunately, Netflix has analyzed

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Scaling Quantum Computers to New Heights: Computer Science Leaps Ahead with Quantum Chips

Scaling Quantum Computers to New Heights: Computer Science Leaps Ahead with Quantum Chips

🕔14:26, 17.Jul 2016

Quantum technologies could unlock entirely new ways to view the world — but only if scientists can create stable methods of manipulating qubits. Researchers from the Yale Quantum Institute have integrated classical and quantum technologies to create scalable quantum information chips, heralding a paradigm shift for the field.

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Robot: Friend or Foe? The Answer Lies in Our Hands

Robot: Friend or Foe? The Answer Lies in Our Hands

🕔14:24, 17.Jul 2016

We enjoy seeing robots in many places, from film to the classroom, but you likely would rather not see a robot at your place of employment, working in your stead. With rising concern that robots may come to replace human workers, it is time to address this problem from all angles.

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In Pursuit of Bug-Free Code: How certified software can eliminate bugs from the start

In Pursuit of Bug-Free Code: How certified software can eliminate bugs from the start

🕔22:48, 3.Mar 2016

A team of researchers is working to develop bug-free operating systems and software from the hardware up using verified code systems.

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Science or Science Fiction? Making Virtual Reality a Reality

Science or Science Fiction? Making Virtual Reality a Reality

🕔14:44, 3.Feb 2016

How do you define reality? For Neo in The Matrix, this is a hard question. Born into a virtual reality system so realistic that robots use it to ensnare human society, Neo struggles to come to terms that his world

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Alumni Profile: Richard Lethin YC ‘85

Alumni Profile: Richard Lethin YC ‘85

🕔13:44, 2.Feb 2016

Richard Lethin YC ‘85 fell in love with science at a young age as he watched his father work to design radar. He has carried this enthusiasm with him throughout his life, from his time at Yale to his work as an engineer, and now to his role as president of Reservoir Labs.

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Groundbreaking Navigation Technology for Visually Impaired: Yale engineer’s collaboration with theater company yields innovative device

Groundbreaking Navigation Technology for Visually Impaired: Yale engineer’s collaboration with theater company yields innovative device

🕔19:32, 10.Nov 2015

Despite its small size and simple appearance, Animotus is simultaneously a feat of engineering, a work of art, and a potentially transformative community service project. Adam Spiers, a postdoctoral researcher in Yale University’s department of mechanical engineering, has developed a

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Ancient Ink, Modern Scripts: Computers master medieval texts

Ancient Ink, Modern Scripts: Computers master medieval texts

🕔20:36, 4.Nov 2015

A new algorithm allows computer scientists to unlock the secrets of medieval manuscripts. From pen to pixel, researchers are using science to better understand historical texts.

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Science or Science Fiction? Telepathy and Mind Control

Science or Science Fiction? Telepathy and Mind Control

🕔20:35, 4.Nov 2015

By recording the brain signals of one person in India with a computer system, converting them into electrical brain stimulations, and relaying them to recipients in France, one research team developed a noninvasive method of brain-to-brain communication.

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Computer Analyses Predict Onset of Psychosis

Computer Analyses Predict Onset of Psychosis

🕔14:56, 4.Nov 2015

Many view mathematics and language as two distinct areas of study. But what if math could shed light on the significance of the speech patterns of someone at risk for developing psychosis? A recent computer algorithm developed by Guillermo Cecchi of IBM and Cheryl Corcoran and Gillinder Bedi of Columbia University demonstrates that mathematical speech analysis can lead to some fascinating findings.

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