IBM researchers have developed an algorithm that predicts your home location using your last 200 tweets.
Light harvesting in plants and bacteria cannot be properly explained by classical processes or by quantum ones. Now complexity theorists say the answer is a delicate interplay of both, an idea that could transform computation.
The Internet of Things probably already influences your life. And if it doesn’t, it soon will, say computer scientists
Cheap, simple water filters made of plant xylem could dramatically reduce the incidence of water-borne diseases in places without access to clean drinking water, say engineers.
Researchers look at social media to understand how updates and “likes” differ between personality types.
Two years ago a single bitcoin was worth around $5. Today it is worth around $600. Now one economist has worked out exactly what forces are behind this dramatic increase.
Big Data is revolutionizing 21st-century business without anybody knowing what it actually means. Now computer scientists have come up with a definition they hope everyone can agree on.
Physicists have created a “hole in time” using the temporal equivalent of an invisibility cloak.
Europe and China are gaining the upper hand in the race to bounce perfectly secure messages off satellites in low Earth orbit.
If electric cars become popular quickly, the demand for charging them is likely to exceed supply. Now mathematicians have worked out how electricity companies can distribute their power fairly to car owners. But the price–accurate information about driving habits–may be too much to ask.