To translate one language into another, find the linear transformation that maps one to the other. Simple, say a team of Google engineers
Even if you’ve seen the Leap Motion before, this is a demo you’ve got to watch.
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
Oxford researchers say that 45 percent of America’s occupations will be automated within the next 20 years.
Japanese researchers build a gun capable of stopping speakers in mid-sentence.
Anger spreads faster and more broadly than joy, say computer scientists who have analysed sentiment on the Chinese Twitter-like service Weibo.
Following the collapse of the social network Friendster, computer scientists have carried out a digital autopsy to find out what went wrong.
Chemists have calculated that chains of double or triple-bonded carbon atoms, known as carbyne, should be stronger and stiffer than any known material.
Look out for mass-produced invisibility cloaks thanks to an entirely new way of designing and manufacturing them out of materials such as Teflon.
A new website ranks the world’s scientific institutions by discipline and shows their location on a global map