When it comes to research into Artficial Life, commercial projects have begun to outpace academic ones.
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Social bots are sending a significant amount of information through the Twittersphere. Now there's a tool to help identify them.
Hiding covert messages in plain sight is becoming an increasingly popular form of cyber attack. And security researchers are struggling to catch up.
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.
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?
Poor security hygiene is increasingly being blamed for the rise in malware from the developed world. Now a security researcher has tested an affordable solution
There's a secret to persuading strangers to retweet your messages. And a machine learning algorithm has discovered it.
Do tragedies force us to expand our views on controversial topics such as gun control? Unfortunately not, say Web researchers who have studied surfing habits during America's worst school shooting.
Nobody has figured out how to spot the most influential spreaders of information in a real-world network. Now that looks set to change with important implications, not least for the superspreaders themselves.
Measuring the unique Wi-Fi fingerprint of wireless devices could help to secure wireless networks against malicious attack, say computer security experts.