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.
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.
Google is working with Sprint and T-Mobile to put you on the best available LTE network at any given time.
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The counterintuitive distribution of digits in certain data sets turns out to be a powerful tool for detecting strange behavior on social networks.
New genetic tools can do tremendous good—if we use them carefully.