Acts of kindness to strangers aren’t the unique domain of humans, research shows.
Physicists have shown how a system of lifeless particles can become “life-like” by collectively switching back and forth between crystalline and fluid states—even when the environment remains stable.
A new study stands to substantially refine what neuroscientists think goes on when the brain filters distraction and processes sensation.
A new system that uses artificial intelligence to find cracks captured in videos of nuclear reactors could help reduce accidents as well as maintenance costs, researchers report.
Proving identity is a routine part of modern daily life. Many people must show a driver’s license to buy alcohol at a store, flash an ID card to security guards at work, enter passwords and passcodes to retrieve email and other private information, and answer security validation questions when calling banks or credit card companies for customer service.