Researchers are teasing apart the complex set of links between the virality of a Web story and the emotions it generates.
Large genome databases are starting to reveal critical health information—even about people who have not contributed their DNA.
A leading researcher issues a call for pills that deliver a full course of treatment in one swallow.
Robots will use the latest computer-vision and machine-learning algorithms to try to perform the work done by humans in vast fulfillment centers.
Microsoft is working to combine biometric data collected by its new wristband with information from your calendar and contacts to make smarter observations.
Relativistic spacecraft must interact with the cosmic microwave background in a way that produces a unique light signature. And that means we should be able to spot any nearby, according to a new analysis.
Two rock musicians find flaws—and hope—in a book that suggests how artists can earn a decent living even after free online access to music has ravaged the business.
Studying the pre-Islamic State tweets of people who end up backing the organization paints a revealing picture of how support emerges, say computer scientists.
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