AI Traffic Light System Could Make Traffic Jams a Distant Memory

AI Traffic Light System Could Make Traffic Jams a Distant Memory

Long queues at traffic lights could be a thing of the past, thanks to a new artificial intelligence system developed by Aston University researchers…


French Town to Light its Streets With Bacteria Luminescence That Needs No Electricity

From deep-sea fish to fireflies, dozens of organisms use bioluminescence to help themselves be seen in the natural world. But can we harness them to light our towns and cities?…


PC and Laptop Displays Are Working Toward 480 Hz

If you’ve ever looked at a 360 Hz monitor and thought, “This isn’t fast enough,” here’s something to look forward to. While we’ve seen monitor prototypes surpass 360 Hz, the highest native refresh rate you’ll find on a PC display these days, it seems that AU Optronics (AUO) is working on panels that’ll be available with an even snappier 480 Hz refresh rate…


Algae-Powered Computing: Scientists Create Reliable and Renewable Biological Photovoltaic Cell

Researchers have used a widespread species of blue-green algae to power a microprocessor continuously for a year – and counting – using nothing but ambient light and water. Their system has potential as a reliable and renewable way to power small devices…