When tablet and traditional computing awkwardly merge.
A Japanese company thinks radio-frequency identification could save lives in emergency situations.
The cars, which already shuttle passengers around Heathrow airport, might come soon to the U.S.
The theory of computation has had a profound influence on philosophical thinking. But computational complexity theory is about to have an even bigger effect, argues one computer scientist.
Protests in the Middle East and elsewhere capitalized on the spontaneity of social media, but can it also be deployed deliberately?
The more useful Twitter becomes, the more important it is not to impede the service's greatest strength: scanability.
The way bees hunt for food is more complex than biologists thought.
Dust from Pluto's satellites ought to form a faint ring around the dwarf planet, according to new calculations.
It's easy to imagine that our whiz-bang gadgets have made us more productive than ever. But what if that's simply not the case?
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week.