A new mathematical technique for measuring how close power grids are to catastrophic failure could help prevent outages in future.
Three attempts to make genomics an integral part of medicine.
The company's Falcon 9 test vehicle has reached low earth orbit, a great feat for the commercial sector.
A riser cap is capturing a fraction of the leak as BP seeks to optimize an imperfect seal.
The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv this week:
The counterintuitive finding that too good a memory makes foragers inefficient reveals a glimpse of the forces that govern the evolution of intelligence
The government foots the bill to encourage EV sales.
Life Technologies announces plans to sequence cancer patients' genomes.
A technique borrowed from acoustics could lead to a super-powerful amplifier of microwave radiation.
Computing the energy levels of a helium atom in 1958 was significantly harder than it is today. But a comparison of then and now methods reveals some counter intuitive anomalies about the impact of computer science.