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 first study of dialects on Twitter reveals global patterns that have never been observed before.
The friendship paradox is the empirical observation that your friends have more friends than you do. Now network scientists say your friends are probably wealthier and happier, too.
First, they teleported photons, then atoms and ions. Now one physicist has worked out how to do it with energy, a technique that has profound implications for the future of physics.
Intelligent dust particles embedded in the brain could form an entirely new form of brain-machine interface, say engineers
The optional solar roof on Toyota’s 2010 Prius may not provide a watt of mobility.
Not only does student participation decline dramatically throughout the new generation of Web-based courses, but the involvement of teachers in online discussions makes it worse.
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A statistical analysis of attitudes in the U.S. reveals the main determinants of happiness but also suggests that interpreting the data is fraught with danger,
What does it take to make one cute puppy?