In a smart city, every electric vehicle must have access to a charging station within its driving range. So how should these stations be located? The good news: computer scientists have solved the general version of this problem. The bad news: it’s NP-hard.
Musk says battery cell capacity will need to double worldwide for Tesla to produce a mass-market electric car.
Motion capture techniques record almost every conceivable form of body movement for the control of virtual characters in games and movies. But tongue movement has always been the exception, until now.
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A new study from the National Center for Atmospheric Research says geoengineering could decrease rainfall compared to pre-industrial periods.
A novel way of using LTE will see Google’s phone download data at 60 megabits per second on Sprint’s network.
Dimension Therapeutics wants to develop a lifetime fix for hemophilia using gene therapy.
An algorithm that assesses the quality of Wikipedia articles could reassure visitors and help focus editors on entries that need improving, say the computer scientists who developed it.