An automated rap-generating algorithm pushes the boundaries of machine creativity, say computer scientists.
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Beautiful images are not always popular ones, which is where the CrowdBeauty algorithm can help, say computer scientists.
The way creatures evolve in a quantum environment throws new light on the nature of life.
One way to combat climate change could be to release synthetic organisms that sequester carbon. How this can be done safely is a question bioengineers are now beginning to address.
Physicists have overlooked an obvious place to search for shell-like structures constructed around stars by advanced civilizations to capture their energy.
The way your smartphone uses power provides a simple way to track it, say computer scientists who have developed an app to prove it.
Social scientists have never understood why some countries are more corrupt than others. But the first study that links corruption with wealth could help change that.