Team makes artificial atoms that work at room temp

Ultra-secure online communications, completely indecipherable if intercepted, is one step closer with the help of a recently published discovery by University of Oregon physicist Ben Alemán.

Online gamers provide real-world lessons in critical teamwork

First responders, disaster relief personnel, and members of the military depend on their teammates in order to succeed in their mission; however, the high costs of data collection have made understanding team dynamics difficult. ...

Virtual spaces mirror income inequality

Income inequality drives social segregation and polarization not just in urban neighborhoods, but in online communities as well. That is the conclusion of a new paper by the New England Complex Systems Institute (NECSI) published ...

High-powered computer sees red

In almost all human cultures, colors are associated with different emotions such as hate, love, anger and sadness.

Chance, not ideology, drives political polarization

Ever-widening divisions between Democrats and Republicans are believed to reflect deeply rooted ideological differences, but a new study points to a radically different interpretation: it may be mostly a matter of luck.

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