Network scientists have discovered how social networks can create the illusion that something is common when it is actually rare.
The way creatures evolve in a quantum environment throws new light on the nature of life.
Spiders sprayed with water containing carbon nanotubes and graphene flakes have produced the toughest fibers ever measured, say materials scientists.
The Internet’s Influence on the Production and Consumption of Culture: Creative Destruction and New Opportunities
The first study of dialects on Twitter reveals global patterns that have never been observed before.
Advances in machine vision will let employers, governments, and advertisers spot you in photos and know exactly what you’re doing in them.
The “world’s first family robot” is based on efforts to elicit emotional response in humans—a powerful idea, but one fraught with challenges.
If you prefer beautiful routes over short ones, GPS mapping algorithms are of little use. But Yahoo researchers have come up with an approach that could change that.
Field experiments in rural India have revealed a cheap and simple way to find the best connected individuals in any social network–just ask the people.