The digital chatter of smart meters could soon replace human communications on the GSM mobile phone network, say network engineers.
The human brain carries out many tasks at the same time, but how many? Now fMRI data has revealed just how parallel gray matter is.
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Epidemiologist want to forecast disease like meteorologists forecast rain. And the way people browse Wikipedia could be the key, they say.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server.
Scientists have discovered how to extract the template images that the human mind uses to recognise objects, such as balls, cars and people.
Sending entangled photons to opposite sides of the planet will require a small fleet of orbiting satellites, say physicists.
In the wake of cyberattacks on JPMorgan and other sophisticated companies, a computer security expert offers advice to those of us with far fewer resources.
A weird device uses 3-D sensors and a projector to reimagine how computers and humans interface with the physical world.