Swiss scientists achieve a remarkable mashup of optogenetics, synthetic biology, and brain control.
The creation of an acoustic black hole leaves the way open for the discovery of Hawking radiation.
Computer scientists have discovered a way to number-crunch an individual’s own preferences to recommend content from others with opposing views. The goal? To burst the “filter bubble” that surrounds us with people we like and content that we agree with.
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Security analysts reveal the inner workings of China’s efforts to block the Tor anonymity network–and how to get around this censorship.
Plentiful natural gas could help reduce carbon emissions, but it could also delay zero-carbon technology.
Unlike conventional semiconductors, graphene cannot be switched off, a problem that threatens to scupper its use in future generations of transistors. Now physicists think they’ve found a solution.
Machines are now almost as good as humans at object recognition, and the turning point occurred in 2012, say computer scientists.