As devices get computationally more powerful, they remain social dunces.
That small camera over your screen knows where you're looking.
Killing off one sacrificial species can prevent extinctions spreading through ecosystems, according to the predictions of network theory.
The technology helped after Japan's earthquake, but the buoy system is often unreliable.
The world's only earthquake warning system likely helped limit damage and loss of life.
When professional football teams pick players during the draft, uncertainty could be a greater factor than skill.
A single atom of rubidium sits at the heart of an exotic new quantum memory device.
Apple's products have so much influence in mainland China that its lawmakers fret openly about how to match the company's innovations.
A small number of random legislators should make parliaments more effective, say a group of IgNobel prize-winning scientists.
The Loongson CPU will debut in one of the world's fastest supercomputers, but that doesn't mean it's ready for prime time, says its lead architect.