The US Naval Surface Warfare Center has created an Android app that secretly records your environment and reconstructs it as a 3D virtual model for a malicious user to browse
Most of the information on Wikipedia comes from a tiny proportion of users. Now social scientists are collecting data in a similar way, allowing participants to design surveys as they contribute.
When it comes to finding the perfect mate, people aren’t as fussy as they make out, say researchers studying behavior on online dating sites.
The ability to teleport photons through 100 kilometres of free space opens the way for satellite-based quantum communications, say researchers
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.
IBM researchers have developed an algorithm that predicts your home location using your last 200 tweets.
The ability to control one quantum particle by manipulating another somewhere else sounds like the stuff of science fiction. Now physicists say they know how to do it
Researchers look at social media to understand how updates and “likes” differ between personality types.
Some of your co-workers are much more likely to spread disease than others. Now a new study of office networks reveals how to spot them.
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.