Network scientists have discovered how social networks can create the illusion that something is common when it is actually rare.
Leave a human baby with some toys and it’ll quickly learn to pick them up. Now a robot with deep-learning capabilities has done the same thing.
Understanding how road networks influence the spread of towns is a key goal of urban science. The digitization of one of the greatest maps ever made should help.
Artificial intelligence machines are rapidly gaining on humans, but they have some way to go on IQ tests.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
In a world first, a machine plays chess by evaluating the board rather than using brute force to work out every possible move.
Three year-old MIT institute focuses on innovation for the developing world.
Astrophysicists speculate that “mirror” dark matter poses an entirely new form of radiation threat and could cause the mutations that lead to cancer.