An experiment in controlling how much of Scrabble is luck.
Cities around the globe are starting to pay more attention to women's experiences. In Sweden, Umea has started creating public spaces that cater to women in a way they haven't in the past.
We'll need both deep learning and symbol manipulation to build AI.
In tracking another person, we sometimes learn about ourselves. Reflecting on data about her mother's social isolation, Natasha saw a need to change her own life.
A surprising new result catches the attention of the neuroscience community.
When it comes to using computers to steal money, few can come close to matching the success of Russian hacker Evgeniy Bogachev.
A MacArthur "genius grant" winner writes a new lunar origin story.
How industrial agriculture stole sex from our most important fresh fruit crop.
What finance will look like when it is controlled by machines.
Elon Musk wants to engineer Mars' atmosphere. Can he?
How five anomalous events at two neutrino experiments provide evidence for supersymmetry.
In studies of children and historical figures, IQ falls short as a measure of success.
A recent advance in wood technology should interest developers: Teng Li, a University of Maryland mechanical engineer, created with his colleagues wood that's as "strong as steel, but six times lighter," he said.
Why do so many corpses found in Europe’s peat bogs show signs of violent death?
If the universe stretches far enough, everything could happen — somewhere far beyond our horizon there could even be a replica of Earth.
We don't see, hear, smell, touch or taste time. And yet we somehow measure it.
From trauma to arrhythmia, and back again.
How fMRI has become an ethical obligation.
What it was like being among the first women in the US missile program.
According to Adkins-Regan, "a lot of the guys back then were sexual harassers and you either avoided them or left the business."