Infrared emissions above the epicenter increased dramatically in the days before the devastating earthquake in Japan, say scientists.
If we don’t reverse the current trend in food prices, we’ve got until August 2013 before social unrest sweeps the planet, say complexity theorists
The surprising story of how an experiment to automate the creation of popularity and influence became successful beyond all expectation.
Mobile communications can help bridge a huge knowledge gap and reimagine healthcare across Africa.
Machines are now almost as good as humans at object recognition, and the turning point occurred in 2012, say computer scientists.
The idea that the Twitter stream is a window into the future is persuasive. But is it true?
A new class of imaging device with no lens and just a single light sensitive sensor could revolutionise optical, infrared and millimetre wave imaging
Scientists have discovered how to extract the template images that the human mind uses to recognise objects, such as balls, cars and people.
The discovery of a winning strategy for Prisoner’s Dilemma is forcing game theorists to rethink their discipline. Their conclusion? Winning isn’t everything.