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How Network Science Is Changing Our Understanding of Law

The first network analysis of the entire body of European Community legislation reveals the pattern of links between laws and their resilience to change.

How A Box Could Solve The Personal Data Conundrum

Software known as a Databox could one day both safeguard your personal data and sell it, say computer scientists.

First Videos Created Of Whole Brain Neural Activity In An Unrestrained Animal

Neuroscientists have recorded the neural activity in the entire brains of freely moving nematode worms for the first time.  

Other Interesting arXiv Papers (Week ending January 24, 2015)

The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server. Wind Resource Assessment in Europe Using Emergy

Seven Must-Read Stories (Week Ending January 24, 2015)

Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.

Recommended from Around the Web (Week Ending January 24, 2015)

A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review. Smartphones Don’t Make Us DumbIt’s not clear that phones shrink our attention span, but they may be changing the way we think, reducing reflection and daydreaming. —Nanette Byrnes, senior editor, Business Reports

How The Next Generation Of Botnets Will Exploit Anonymous Networks -- And How To Beat Them

Computer scientists are already devising strategies for neutralising the next generation of malicious botnets.

What Obama Meant By Converting Sunlight into Liquid Fuel

Here’s what Obama was talking about when he referred to solar liquid fuels in the State of the Union address last night. So Obama wants to convert sunlight into liquid fuel. It was a passing reference in the State of the Union address last night (h e highlighted same the technology in his 2011 address). Show More Summary

Turning Pac-Man Into a Street-Based Chase Game Using Smartphones

Computer scientists have developed a set of Android-based tools that turn games like Pac-Man into street-based chase games.  

Turning PacMan Into A Street-Based Chase Game Using Smartphones

Computer scientists have developed a set of Android-based tools that turn games like PacMan into street-based chase games.

Other Interesting arXiv Papers (Week ending January 17, 2015)

The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server. Why Now Is The Right Time To Study Quantum Computing

Astrophysicists Prove That Cities On Earth Grow in the Same Way As Galaxies in Space

The way galaxies evolve from variations in matter density in the early universe is mathematically equivalent to the way cities grow from changes in population density on Earth, say cosmologists.

Seven Must-Read Stories (Week Ending January 17, 2015)

Another chance to catch the most interesting, and important, articles from the previous week on MIT Technology Review.

Why Ivy Ross Got Picked to Make Google Glass Succeed

A September video explains why Google hopes someone with experience in jewelry design and fashion can turn Google Glass into a product. Google said Thursday that it has formed a new team to create the next version of its head-worn wearable computer, Google Glass. Show More Summary

Recommended from Around the Web (Week Ending January 17, 2015)

A roundup of the most interesting stories from other sites, collected by the staff at MIT Technology Review. In China, Projects to Make Great Wall Feel Small The New York Times outlines the pros and cons of a number of multibillion-dollar engineering “mega-projects” under way in China. Photo slideshow included. —Mike Orcutt, reasearch editor

Black Phosphorus: The Birth of a New Wonder Material

Materials scientists have discovered how to make black phosphorus nanosheets in large amounts, heralding a new era of nanoelectronic devices.

How Computer Scientists Solved The Challenge of Zero-Maintenance Data Storage

Computer scientists have devised a way to make conventional memory discs 99.999 per cent reliable over a 4-year lifespan.

Roche Takes Control of Innovative DNA Test Maker Foundation Medicine

A $1 billion deal for tests that can steer patients to the right drug. The pharmaceutical giant Roche plans to spend $1 billion to acquire majority control of Foundation Medicine, a five-year old company that developed an innovative DNA test to match patients to specific cancer drugs.

Black Phosphorous -- The Birth Of A New Wonder Material

Materials scientists have discovered how to make black phosphorous nanosheets in large amounts, heralding a new era of nanoelectronic devices.

Other Interesting arXiv Papers (Week ending January 10, 2015)

The best of the rest from the Physics arXiv preprint server. Estimation Of Priors In Natural Images

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