A computer-controlled text message service could direct Ebola cases to appropriate medical facilities and track the spread of the disease in the process--provided it can raise the necessary funding.
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Apple's SIM card that lets you switch wireless carriers on the fly could lead to cheaper communications.
Urban "Fingerprints" Finally Reveal the Similarities (and Differences) Between American and European Cities
Travelers have long noticed that some American cities "feel" more European than others. Now physicists have discovered a way to measure the "fingerprint" of a city that captures this sense.
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When software updates force a functional gadget into retirement, it can be hard to say goodbye.
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Anecdotal reports suggest that autistic adults benefit from computer-based communication. Now the scientific evidence is building.
Network Theory Reveals The Hidden Link Between Trade And Military Alliances That Leads to Conflict-Free Stability
The first game-theoretical study of military alliances shows that they cannot alone lead to global stability.