Security researchers have developed an automated system for detecting Android apps that secretly connect to ad sites and user tracking sites.
Big data mining allows cities to be ranked according to their “attractiveness,” say researchers developing a new science of cities.
The first hijacking of a medical telerobot raises important questions over the security of remote surgery, say computer security experts.
The counterintuitive distribution of digits in certain data sets turns out to be a powerful tool for detecting strange behavior on social networks.
Physicists have mapped out how to create quantum music, an experience that will be profoundly different for every member of the audience, they say.
Military Scientists Solve the Mystery of the Foul-Smelling Gas That Enveloped Norway, Sweden, and Finland
When Scandanavia woke up to the strong smell of rotten eggs one day last year, the locals wondered who or what had been responsible. Now military scientists have solved the mystery.
Neuroscientists have recorded the neural activity in the entire brains of freely moving nematode worms for the first time.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server.
The surprising story of how an experiment to automate the creation of popularity and influence became successful beyond all expectation.
The ultimate goal: a truly computational understanding of human society, say Yahoo’s computational anthropologists.