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.
Law enforcement agencies are turning to social network theory to better understand the behaviors and habits of criminal gangs.
Codes we live by, laws we follow, and computers that move too fast to care.
Using the Internet can destroy your faith. That’s the conclusion of a study showing that the dramatic drop in religious affiliation in the U.S. since 1990 is closely mirrored by the increase in Internet use.
Two companies acquired by Google demonstrate remarkable feats of agility and dexterity (albeit slowly) at a competition held in Florida.
The human brain both stores and processes information at the same time. Now computer scientists say they can do the same thing
Diverse technologies, missing or secret documentation, and hostile copyright laws threaten video-game preservation.
The first hijacking of a medical telerobot raises important questions over the security of remote surgery, say computer security experts.
And there’s a 50:50 chance of a Three Mile Island-scale disaster in the next 10 years, according to the largest statistical analysis of nuclear accidents ever undertaken.