If you share an on-line movie account with other people in your household, you probably receive some inappropriate recommendations. That may soon change.
Improvements in DNA analysis are helping us rewrite the past and better grasp what it means to be human.
Although it appears to hit incoming Hamas rockets, Israel’s system could be falling short of detonating the rockets’ warheads.
Collaborative software development can be hugely successful or fail spectacularly. An analysis of the metadata associated with these projects is teasing apart the difference.
The “world’s first family robot” is based on efforts to elicit emotional response in humans—a powerful idea, but one fraught with challenges.
Engineering a patient’s own immune cells to resist HIV could eliminate the need for lifelong antiretroviral therapies.
If they’re out there, other advanced civilisations should be emitting waste energy like hot exhaust. And that provides a good way to spot them, argue SETI experts.
Biometrics researchers are using off-the-shelf fingerprint sensors and new software to track vaccination records of young children in Africa.
If you fancy trying your hand at radio astronomy, why not convert an old satellite dish.
Mobile phone data is revolutionising the way researchers study human mobility. But these analyses are worryingly susceptible to hidden bias, say researchers.