For years, claims have circulated that red rain which fell in India in 2001, contained cells unlike any found on Earth. Now new evidence that these cells can reproduce is about to set the debate alive
Up-to-date media reports about the way an infectious disease is spreading could dramatically reduce the severity of an outbreak, according to a new mathematical model.
A computer science professor uses textual analysis of articles to beat the market.
An Apple engineer discloses how the company’s premier recommendation engine parses millions of iTunes libraries.
The rate of tweeting about a movie accurately predicts its box office revenes, say researchers. But only after a film has been released.
Why the world’s most famous outsourcing hub for tiny tasks is littered with spam and shoddy workmanship.
Videos show a new program that lets robotic arms in a factory gracefully avoid each other.
The debate over whether nuclear decay rates change with temperature is about to get hotter.
Cloaking technology used to create a region of space that allows microwaves in, but not out again
Managing brain resources in an age of complexity.