'White' Twitter bots can help curb racism
A study shows that social pressure curbs harassment, but only from white, popular users.
Researchers find a new way to convert heat into electricity
Power plants may be able to reclaim more power from heat waste in the future.
Disney Research's AI system knows what a car sounds like
Soon, image recognition software may be able to tell you what sound an object makes.
Microsoft co-founder's academic search engine adds neuroscience
Semantic Scholar helps researchers dig through 10 million papers in the fields of computer science and neuroscience.
New neural interface restores severed spinal connections without wires
The advance could lead to new rehabilitation treatments for humans.
Psychologists figure out the science behind earworms
Oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh! Caught in a bad romance.
You can now legally hack your own car or smart TV
The FTC's "security research exemption" to the DMCA has kicked in.
The 'dark web' isn't all guns and drugs
A study found that half of all traffic was legit, but its methods may be flawed.