Scientists have discovered how to extract the template images that the human mind uses to recognise objects, such as balls, cars and people.
Urban "Fingerprints" Finally Reveal the Similarities (and Differences) Between American and European Cities
Travelers have long noticed that some American cities “feel” more European than others. Now physicists have discovered a way to measure the “fingerprint” of a city that captures this sense.
The discovery of a winning strategy for Prisoner’s Dilemma is forcing game theorists to rethink their discipline. Their conclusion? Winning isn’t everything.
Coconut flesh contains secret ingredients that dramatically enhance its ability to store hydrogen, say material scientists.
The fifth generation of mobile communications technology will see the end of the “cell” as the fundamental building block of communication networks.
Intelligent dust particles embedded in the brain could form an entirely new form of brain-machine interface, say engineers
LEDs outperform incandescent lights, hands down. But they should also give farmers unprecedented control over plant growth, development and nutritional content in future, say researchers.
Network Theory Reveals The Hidden Link Between Trade And Military Alliances That Leads to Conflict-Free Stability
The first game-theoretical study of military alliances shows that they cannot alone lead to global stability.
While network scientists have been poring over data from Twitter and Facebook, they’ve forgotten about Tumblr. Now they’ve begun to ask how this network differs from the rest.
A simple way to print circuits on a wide range of flexible substrates using an inkjet printer has eluded materials scientists. Until now.