200 times faster than ever before! The speediest quantum operation yet
A group of physicists at UNSW Sydney have built a super-fast version of the central building block of a quantum computer. The research is the milestone result of a vision first outlined by scientists 20 years ago.
17 Jul 2019 ⋅ Nature
Automated system generates robotic parts for novel tasks
When designing actuators involves too many variables for humans to test by hand, this system can step in.
12 Jul 2019 ⋅ Science Advances
Quantum sensor breakthrough using naturally occurring vibrations in artificial atoms
A team of scientists, led by the University of Bristol, have discovered a new method that could be used to build quantum sensors with ultra-high precision.
10 Jul 2019 ⋅ Nature Communications
Simple ‘smart’ glass reveals the future of artificial vision
The sophisticated technology that powers face recognition in many modern smartphones someday could receive a high-tech upgrade that sounds and looks surprisingly low-tech.
8 Jul 2019 ⋅ Photonics Research
Robot uses machine learning to harvest lettuce
A vegetable-picking robot that uses machine learning to identify and harvest a commonplace, but challenging, agricultural crop has been developed by engineers.
7 Jul 2019 ⋅ Journal of Field Robotics
Camera brings unseen world to light
Portable polarization-sensitive camera could be used in machine vision, autonomous vehicles, security, atmospheric chemistry and more.
4 Jul 2019 ⋅ Science
‘Eyes’ for the autopilot
Successful automatic landing with vision assisted navigation.
4 Jul 2019 ⋅ Proceedings of the ION 2019 Pacific PNT Meeting
Picturing access to energy for all in sub-Saharan Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa remains the region with the largest electricity access deficit in the world.
3 Jul 2019 ⋅ Scientific Data
Developing brain maps through artificial intelligence
Neuroscientists and machine learners have introduced a novel artificial intelligence (AI)-based method to develop a brain atlas through deep learning.
1 Jul 2019 ⋅ Nature Machine Intelligence
Smart materials provide real-time insight into wearers’ emotions
Smart wearable technology that changes colour, heats up, squeezes or vibrates as your emotions are heightened has the potential to help people with affective disorders better control their feelings.
28 Jun 2019 ⋅