The technology underpinning Bitcoin has flaws that threaten to undermine the currency’s value.
Physicists have long known that entangled photons can make more precise measurements than independent ones. Now Japanese physicists have built a microscope that proves it.
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Large cities are more productive than small ones so it shouldn’t come as a surprise that they produce more CO2 as well, say physicists.
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Electric vehicles can be so quiet that they pose a new risk on the road. But what kind of artificial sound should be added?
If cryptocurrency is to succeed, its proponents need to acknowledge that it’s hard to divorce money from politics.
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Computer scientists have used the pattern of social media communication in Syria to reveal the structure of opposing forces in the civil war.
Nobody agrees on how to define a city. But the emergence of “natural cities” from social media data sets may change that, say computational geographers.