The University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) plans an institutional-level overhaul of its teaching practices in approximately 50 introductory science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) courses, with the goal of increasing student success rates in those courses.
Millions of Android app users are currently using cloned apps, malware designed to mimic legitimate apps but with malicious code embedded to display advertising or steal private information.
The management of Santa Clara University's nanosatellites is a continual challenge, since they only go directly overhead a few times a day and for just minutes at a pass.
A team of researchers at universities in Florida and the Netherlands may have developed a new kind of optical fiber that can transmit data at more than 20 times current top speeds.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has granted Cyber-Innovation for Sustainability Science and Engineering (CyberSEES) awards totalling $12.5 million to 18 university research projects that seek to advance the science of environmental sustainability while also advancing computing and communication technologies.
The United States Department of Energy recently awarded $14 million to 10 research institutions as part of its "SunShot" program, which aims to make solar energy as cost-competitive as traditional energy sources before the end of this decade.
Researchers from Cornell University, the University of Southern California and University of Massachusetts have proposed an application to help network operators find the best routes for their data and bypass Internet traffic jams.
Over the next five years, mobile and wearable devices will rely less on touchscreen user interfaces and increasingly on sensors, and the next generation of devices and the Internet of Things will drive development of voice, gesture, eye-tracking and other interfaces, according to a new study from ABI Research.
As part of a National Science Foundation grant project, high school teachers are in the lab at Cornell University learning content to pass on to their own students.
A National Science Foundation grant will help students in Nebraska apply engineering skills to wearable technology.