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A mathematical model of how to tackle Vicodin abuse reveals that Benjamin Franklin had the right idea 200 years ago
The speculation about driverless cars took a few questionable turns this week.
Quantum cryptography has only ever been possible between places equipped like quantum optics laboratories. Now physicists have worked out how to do it with handheld mobile devices
While U.S. troops readied for a possible military assault Tuesday, pro-Syrian hackers brought down the NYT and crippled Twitter
Microsoft’s too bloated to innovate. Busting it up into specialized companies would solve that problem nicely.
The only way to study the early stages of planet formation is in microgravity. This is how a group of students set out to do it
Our growing computer security problems will create many new companies.