Young social networks grow in an entirely different way to mature networks, say computer scientists who have analyzed the way Facebook grew in the heady days after it launched in 2004.
One way to combat climate change could be to release synthetic organisms that sequester carbon. How this can be done safely is a question bioengineers are now beginning to address.
AltspaceVR is building virtual hangouts that it hopes you’ll use to watch a movie with friends or play a game of life-size chess.
Powerful radar, mostly limited to the military, could soon be cheap enough for cars and consumer drones to use.
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Can deep brain stimulation affect how well and what we remember?
Thanks to Galaxy Zoo, crowdpower has revolutionized galaxy classification. But now the machines are taking over.
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A new study suggests that battery-powered vehicles are close to being cost-effective for most people.