The zero emissions city probably won't founder as a result of a neighbor's economic crisis.
The latest evidence suggests that fingerprints process vibrations in the skin to make them easier for nerves to pick up.
The best of the rest from the physics arXiv this week:
Snowflakes ought to be hexagonal. So why are triangular ones so often observed?
A unique type of nanodiamond could measure the flow of ions through an ion channel with unprecedented accuracy
Electric vehicles could sneak up on pedestrians; a warning system could head off lawsuits.
A striking case affirms the paucity of care for people in a vegetative state.
Researchers are using aluminum and frozen water to make a propellant that could allow rockets to refuel on the moon or even Mars.
If financial markets behave like nonlinear wave-like systems, then rogue waves are an inevitable consequence.
Tired of cooking this Thanksgiving? These robots could help out.