The way players form into groups in online games reveals that hierarchies are an inevitable product of the human condition, say complexity scientists.
Motorola’s Moto 360 smart watch looks a lot like a regular watch but can still act like a computer.
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Some people are more susceptible to conspiracy theories than others, say computational social scientists who have studied how false ideas jump the “credulity barrier” on Facebook.
Autonomous vehicles promise to have an enormous economic impact, even if significant uncertainties remain.
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When it comes to cities, being big and rich is better for the planet than being big and poor, according to a new study of carbon dioxide emissions from cities around the world. But is this correct?
MIT Technology Review’s first mention of the World Wide Web was five years after it was first invented in 1989.
Engineers have built a powerful microscopic engine that relies on the combustion of hydrogen and oxygen. One problem: nobody knows how it works.