Network scientists have discovered how social networks can create the illusion that something is common when it is actually rare.
In a world first, a machine plays chess by evaluating the board rather than using brute force to work out every possible move.
Three year-old MIT institute focuses on innovation for the developing world.
Artificial intelligence machines are rapidly gaining on humans, but they have some way to go on IQ tests.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
Understanding how road networks influence the spread of towns is a key goal of urban science. The digitization of one of the greatest maps ever made should help.
MIT has announced a series of prizes to address the lack of prospects for low- and middle-income workers.