A new technique for creating pipes and tunnels deep inside silicon chips could change the way engineers make microfluidic machines and optoelectronic devices.
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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.
It's always been hard to capture 3-D virtual models of complex shapes. Not anymore.
Collaborative software development can be hugely successful or fail spectacularly. An analysis of the metadata associated with these projects is teasing apart the difference.
Computer security experts have failed to close a loophole that allows an attacker to easily download cryptographic keys from an encrypted computer.
Humans need better ways to interact with computers in three dimensions. Now computer scientists think they've come up with one.
When mathematicians simplify wrestling, they boil it down to one pendulum attempting to unbalance another. That's when things start to get really complex.
The ability to modify the laws of physics in the virtual world of Second Life is allowing researchers to experiment with entirely different laws of motion.
Two years ago a single bitcoin was worth around $5. Today it is worth around $600. Now one economist has worked out exactly what forces are behind this dramatic increase.