The sensors in smartphones can accurately detect the changes in mood that are indicative of bipolar disorder, according to a new study. That could lead to faster treatment and better outcomes for sufferers.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week.
Another chance to catch the most interesting and important articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.
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.
Three year-old MIT institute focuses on innovation for the developing world.
A roundup of interesting stories on robotics and artificial intelligence from other sites, collected by Will Knight, MIT Technology Review’s senior editor for AI.
A roundup of the best stories on computing from other sites, collected by Tom Simonite, MIT Technology Review’s San Francisco bureau chief.
A robotics pioneer warns that technologists must consider how advances in machine intelligence will eradicate jobs.