The global network of links between the world’s airports looks robust but contains a hidden weakness that could lead to entire regions of the planet being cut off.
The world’s first electrostatically driven graphene speaker matches or outperforms commercially available earphones, say physicists.
Law enforcement agencies are turning to social network theory to better understand the behaviors and habits of criminal gangs.
Codes we live by, laws we follow, and computers that move too fast to care.
The Harvard-MIT genomic science institute stays mute on how it will assert control over the tools expected to speed cures and change gene therapy.
Using the Internet can destroy your faith. That’s the conclusion of a study showing that the dramatic drop in religious affiliation in the U.S. since 1990 is closely mirrored by the increase in Internet use.
Studying cultural variation around the world has always been expensive, time-consuming work. Which is why the newfound ability to mine the data from location-based social networks is revolutionizing this science.
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