A small group of special individuals could act as an early warning system for the next epidemic. Their special power? Super-spreading disease.
"For the first time, we will identify continents and oceans—and perhaps the signatures of life—on distant worlds," says NASA in its 30-year vision for astrophysics.
In much of the world, the concept of “net neutrality” generates less public debate, given there’s no affordable Net in the first place.
The cofounder of the security company CrowdStrike wants to help cyberattack victims strike back.
Mining the mobile phone data from 10 million people over 4 years reveals the subtle changes that occur in the flow of information when disaster strikes, say network scientists.
The mPedigree Network, based in Ghana, lets people determine with a text message whether their medicine is legitimate.
Startup offers $995 remotely steered video-chat device for people to check up on kids and elderly relatives.
A court loss for “net neutrality” could mean either a new era of innovation or preferential treatment and higher costs.
Research could boost the efficiency of even huge networks like the Internet.
Determining the origin of a phone call cuts fraud, including identity theft.