What smart bees can teach humans about collective intelligence

When it comes to making decisions, most of us are influenced to some degree by other people, whether that's choosing a restaurant or a political candidate. We want to know what others think before we make that choice.

Firm hopes to be 1st with skill-based slots

A New York firm hopes to be the first in the world to install skill-based slot machines on casino floors in which the main determining factor in how much a player can win is his or her ability to play the game.

New method optimizes outcomes for subjects in comparison tests

Clinical trials of new drugs or devices face a problem that most empirical inquiries don't: They must not only provide clear data about toxicity and efficacy but also try to maximize the quality of treatment for all of the ...

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