The US Naval Surface Warfare Center has created an Android app that secretly records your environment and reconstructs it as a 3D virtual model for a malicious user to browse
One solution to the typing-on-a-screen problem asks us to change our behavior; the other changes its behavior to fit us.
A recent security flaw raises questions about mobile payments.
Materials scientists have decided to define, rather than measure, Avogadro’s constant, triggering a lengthy debate over what number to choose. Now one physicist thinks he has the answer.
Chemists have calculated that chains of double or triple-bonded carbon atoms, known as carbyne, should be stronger and stiffer than any known material.
The Singularity Summit approaches this weekend in New York. But the Microsoft cofounder and a colleague say the singularity itself is a long way off.
Cheap green laser pointers can emit dangerous levels of infrared radiation, according to an investigation carried out by physicists in the US
Humans need better ways to interact with computers in three dimensions. Now computer scientists think they’ve come up with one.
The first large-scale measurements of the way humans play Rock-Paper-Scissors reveal a hidden pattern of play that opponents can exploit to gain a vital edge.
Einstein’s famous critique of quantum mechanics first emerged in 1930, five years earlier than thought, according to a new analysis of his work.