By studying the network of links between Indian recipes, computer scientists have discovered that the presence of certain spices makes a meal much less likely to contain ingredients with flavors in common.
Google’s artificial-intelligence researchers say software that learns to play video games could graduate to the real world before long.
The Keystone XL pipeline is a distraction from what’s really needed to solve climate change.
Data mining Wikipedia people reveals some surprising differences in the way eastern and western cultures identify important figures in history, say computational anthropologists.
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The way your smartphone uses power provides a simple way to track it, say computer scientists who have developed an app to prove it.
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Take 20 scandium atoms, 60 carbon atoms, arrange in a volleyball-shape and, voila!