Rensselaerpolytechnicinstitute

04.30.13
Sequoia supercomputer breaks simulation speed record, 41 times over
04.30.13

Sequoia supercomputer breaks simulation speed record, 41 times over

While we've seen supercomputers break records before, rarely have we seen the barrier smashed quit...

View
01.30.13
Watson heading to college, honing administrator-pranking algorithms
01.30.13

Watson heading to college, honing administrator-pranking algorithms

There comes a time in every young supercomputer's life when he or she must leave the house. Having...

View
10.25.12
Judge excuses himself for Siri patent suit
10.25.12

Judge excuses himself for Siri patent suit

Apple is facing a new patent infringement lawsuit in the US over Siri that was filed on behalf...

View
07.21.11
Researchers use graphene to draw energy from flowing water, self-powered micro-robots to follow?
07.21.11

Researchers use graphene to draw energy from flowing water, self-powered micro-robots to follow?

What can't graphene do? The wonder material's been at the heart of a stunning number of technologica...

View
01.13.11
Researchers develop 'liquid pistons' for cameras, medical use
01.13.11

Researchers develop 'liquid pistons' for cameras, medical use

It may still be years away from any sort of practical use, but a team of researchers at the Renssela...

View
01.04.11
Silicon nanoscoops to combine Li-ion's energy with supercapacitor power, make your electric car go vroom
01.04.11

Silicon nanoscoops to combine Li-ion's energy with supercapacitor power, make your electric car go vroom

Look, we don't know much about "science." We know it's a controversial subject, and we always try t...

View
01.14.09
Researchers develop higher-efficiency LEDs
01.14.09

Researchers develop higher-efficiency LEDs

Terrific-looking LED-backlit HD displays were all over CES this year, and it sounds like they're onl...

View
01.13.09
Researchers develop higher-efficiency LEDs
01.13.09

Researchers develop higher-efficiency LEDs

Terrific-looking LED-backlit HD displays were all over CES this year, and it sounds like they're onl...

View
03.14.08
"Rascals" AI could pass Turing test, with a little help from Blue Gene
03.14.08

"Rascals" AI could pass Turing test, with a little help from Blue Gene

Researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute believe they've built an AI smart enough to pass an...

View