Social bots are sending a significant amount of information through the Twittersphere. Now there’s a tool to help identify them.
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.
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.
A new model of the way the THz waves interact with DNA explains how the damage is done and why evidence has been so hard to gather
Astronomers are building an entirely new kind of telescope that can photograph the whole sky simultaneously and continuously.
A new website ranks the world’s scientific institutions by discipline and shows their location on a global map
Hardware like the headset made by Oculus VR will allow virtual worlds to offer person-to-person interactions that compete with real life.
Einstein railed against the possibility of spooky action at a distance because it violates relativity. Now Chinese physicists have clocked it travelling more than four orders of magnitude faster than light
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server this week
A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review.