Network theorists working for the US military have worked out how to identify the small “seed” group of people who can spread a message across an entire network
The digital chatter of smart meters could soon replace human communications on the GSM mobile phone network, say network engineers.
The most extensive quantum computation in history took just 270 milliseconds, say quantum physicists.
Infrared emissions above the epicenter increased dramatically in the days before the devastating earthquake in Japan, say scientists.
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.
The surprising story of how an experiment to automate the creation of popularity and influence became successful beyond all expectation.
Intel’s goal is to build chips that work more like the human brain. Now its engineers think they know how
A computer science professor uses textual analysis of articles to beat the market.
Holographic microscopes record the 3D shape of tiny objects such as cells in high resolution. Now Japanese researchers reveal how to build one using components that cost just $250