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.
NASA officials and space experts discuss the agency's new direction, which includes human missions to Mars.
The U.S. still leads in high-performance computing capacity, but China is undergoing explosive growth.
The first results from the Financial Bubble Experiment will have huge implications for econophysics.
Neural networks built for image recognition are well-suited for "seeing" sound.
An Apple engineer discloses how the company's premier recommendation engine parses millions of iTunes libraries.