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.
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.
Physicists have mapped out how to create quantum music, an experience that will be profoundly different for every member of the audience, they say.
Codes we live by, laws we follow, and computers that move too fast to care.
Unlike conventional semiconductors, graphene cannot be switched off, a problem that threatens to scupper its use in future generations of transistors. Now physicists think they’ve found a solution.