The first hijacking of a medical telerobot raises important questions over the security of remote surgery, say computer security experts.
A new way to determine 3-D structures from 2-D images is set to speed up protein structure discovery by a factor of 100,000.
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Antisocial behavior online can make people’s lives miserable. So an algorithm that can spot trolls more quickly should be a boon, say the computer scientists who developed it.
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Human e-mailing behavior is so predictable that computer scientists have created an algorithm that can calculate when an e-mail thread is about to end.
By studying the network of links between Indian recipes, computer scientists have discovered that the presence of certain spices makes a meal much less likely to contain ingredients with flavors in common.