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.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server.
The first hijacking of a medical telerobot raises important questions over the security of remote surgery, say computer security experts.
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.
The counterintuitive distribution of digits in certain data sets turns out to be a powerful tool for detecting strange behavior on social networks.
Computer scientists have discovered a way to number-crunch an individual’s own preferences to recommend content from others with opposing views. The goal? To burst the “filter bubble” that surrounds us with people we like and content that we agree with.
Conventional batteries take so long to charge that they cannot efficiently store braking energy. Graphene supercapacitors store almost as much but charge in just 16 seconds.
The Singularity Summit approaches this weekend in New York. But the Microsoft cofounder and a colleague say the singularity itself is a long way off.