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Computer games can make ADHD kids better planners

Can computer game training really help ease children’s ADHD symptoms? Or are they just a waste of time and money?

Scientists move closer to developing a quantum computer

A new nanowire of superconducting semiconductor material is the ideal building block for a quantum computer, shows new research.

Third-graders write faster on tablets

A study conducted in two Norwegian primary schools shows that children write considerably faster on computer tablets than on paper.

Your identity is not safe in anonymous data

New study reveals how easy it is to identify anonymous credit card users.

Mathematics to reveal the secrets of the brain

Researchers will now be using mathematical modelling and heavy computations to understand how the brain can both remember and learn.

Quantum computing: designing the internet of the future

Mathematician hopes to uncover how to communicate most efficiently in a network based on the laws of quantum mechanics.

Danish physicist stores light, moves it around, and makes it reappear

Renowned physicist Lene Hau does not only know how to stop light, but also manipulate it and save it’s imprints for later use.

Bringing your computer to bed can wreck your next day at work

A new thesis from Roskilde University shows that reading work-related emails in bed disturbs your work the day after.

High school students say internet is bad for education

Researchers find that most high school students feel that access to the internet during classes spoils the lessons.

Visualises controversial technology

A designer has come up with a way to visualise radio frequency identification (RFID), a technology that has raised concerns because of its potential to store personal information.