Europe and China are gaining the upper hand in the race to bounce perfectly secure messages off satellites in low Earth orbit.
Social bots are sending a significant amount of information through the Twittersphere. Now there’s a tool to help identify them.
A new model of the way the THz waves interact with DNA explains how the damage is done and why evidence has been so hard to gather
If electric cars become popular quickly, the demand for charging them is likely to exceed supply. Now mathematicians have worked out how electricity companies can distribute their power fairly to car owners. But the price–accurate information about driving habits–may be too much to ask.
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.
A new website ranks the world’s scientific institutions by discipline and shows their location on a global map
Hardware like the headset made by Oculus VR will allow virtual worlds to offer person-to-person interactions that compete with real life.
Statisticians have boasted of the benefits of big data. Now they’re discovering the weaknesses.