Humans need better ways to interact with computers in three dimensions. Now computer scientists think they've come up with one.
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Social capitalists on Twitter are inadvertently ruining the network for ordinary users, say network scientists.
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Europe and China are gaining the upper hand in the race to bounce perfectly secure messages off satellites in low Earth orbit.
The network of links between actors who have costarred in Bollywood films shows a clear connection to India’s political and economic history, say network scientists.
After aircraft were targeted with high-power laser pointers in 2008, Australia banned them. But the prohibition seems to have had an entirely different effect.
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Astronomers have long known that combining the data from several astrophotographs can reveal dramatically more detail about astrophysical objects. So what will they discover by combining all the astrophotographs on the Web?
Field experiments in rural India have revealed a cheap and simple way to find the best connected individuals in any social network–just ask the people.
The elaborate records kept by the US Patent Office since 1790 are allowing researchers to study the nature of invention and how it has changed in 200 years.