Spider silk has the ability to resolve features smaller than any ordinary microscope can see, say materials scientists.
A software project has humans collaborating with robots to sort trash.
Data-capital tools are available to established companies and startups alike. The real trick: Determining which business activities generate the most valuable data.
New software spots anomalies in modified or hacked cars.
The identity of Bitcoin’s mysterious creator won’t matter much if the cryptocurrency remains permanently fractured.
A sophisticated scanning radar the size of a paperback book could let drones far from their pilots detect and avoid other aircraft.
Feeling distracted and exhausted by constant connectivity? Maybe you need one more gadget.
A selection of the most interesting and intriguing arXiv papers from the past week.
The number of people we can have meaningful contact with is limited by the size of our brains. Now this group seems to be subdivided into layers, say anthropologists.
Though politicians are increasingly willing to admit the planet is warming, they’re still reluctant to fund clean energy R&D.