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Deciding which books to digitise when they enter the public domain is tricky; unless you have an independent ranking of the most notable authors.
If you're a modern art fan, you may have bought a copy of a Picasso or a Pollock. But chances are, you've never been able to buy a copy of an interactive art installation...until now.
The human brain carries out many tasks at the same time, but how many? Now fMRI data has revealed just how parallel gray matter is.
Scientists have discovered how to extract the template images that the human mind uses to recognise objects, such as balls, cars and people.
DeepMind has built a neural network that can access an external memory like a conventional Turing machine. The result is a computer that mimics the short-term memory of the human brain.
The first teleportation of a photon inside a photonic chip illustrates both the potential for quantum computation and the significant challenges that lay ahead.
A new technique for creating pipes and tunnels deep inside silicon chips could change the way engineers make microfluidic machines and optoelectronic devices.
Analyzing the network of passes between soccer players reveals that one of the world’s most successful teams plays an entirely different type of football to every other soccer team on the planet.
Machines are now almost as good as humans at object recognition, and the turning point occurred in 2012, say computer scientists.