To translate one language into another, find the linear transformation that maps one to the other. Simple, say a team of Google engineers
Criminals are increasingly using the internet to turn dirty money into a spotless shade of green. Now a report written for the United Nations lifts the lid on many of these increasingly popular techniques.
Unlike conventional semiconductors, graphene cannot be switched off, a problem that threatens to scupper its use in future generations of transistors. Now physicists think they’ve found a solution.
Managing brain resources in an age of complexity.
The discovery of a winning strategy for Prisoner’s Dilemma is forcing game theorists to rethink their discipline. Their conclusion? Winning isn’t everything.
Despite breakthroughs in technology and medicine, there’s still a lot of work ahead for understanding and using the human genome.
Hardware like the headset made by Oculus VR will allow virtual worlds to offer person-to-person interactions that compete with real life.
Cosmologists use the mathematical properties of eternity to show that although universe may last forever, it must have had a beginning
Entire GPS systems, including batteries and wireless transmitters for downloading data, are now no bigger than a coin.
Extruding, printing, and sintering are not the same as manufacturing.