To translate one language into another, find the linear transformation that maps one to the other. Simple, say a team of Google engineers
The discovery of a winning strategy for Prisoner’s Dilemma is forcing game theorists to rethink their discipline. Their conclusion? Winning isn’t everything.
The Harvard-MIT genomic science institute stays mute on how it will assert control over the tools expected to speed cures and change gene therapy.
Infrared emissions above the epicenter increased dramatically in the days before the devastating earthquake in Japan, say scientists.
Sure, lithium-ion batteries have risks, but so do gasoline-powered cars.
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Hackers could automate a social engineering trick that has already been proven to work.
Location-based social networks are allowing scientists to study the way human patterns of behavior change in time and space, a technique that should eventually lead to deeper insights into the nature of society.
Hundreds of dollars and as many pounds of goods supplanted, thanks to a single device.
The world’s only earthquake warning system likely helped limit damage and loss of life.