Analyzing the network of passes between soccer players reveals that one of the world’s most successful teams plays an entirely different type of football to every other soccer team on the planet.
Social media is playing an increasingly important role in religious activity. Computer scientists ask: How is that reflected in the Twitter stream?
The “world’s first family robot” is based on efforts to elicit emotional response in humans—a powerful idea, but one fraught with challenges.
Vortices in the South Atlantic are mathematically equivalent to black holes, say physicists, an idea that could lead to new ways of understanding how currents transport oil and garbage across oceans
Making computers faster means relying on the central processing unit (CPU) less than ever before.
If you pay a “like farm” to generate likes for your Facebook pages, what do you get?
A recent security flaw raises questions about mobile payments.
Japanese researchers build a gun capable of stopping speakers in mid-sentence.
An Apple engineer discloses how the company’s premier recommendation engine parses millions of iTunes libraries.
Astrophysicists believe that our galaxy must be filled with more dark matter than ordinary matter. Now astronomers say they can find no evidence of dark matter’s gravitational influence on the planets. What gives?