Quantum computers would be exceptionally fast
at a few specific tasks, but it appears that for most problems they would outclass today's computers only modestly. This realization may lead to a new fundamental physical principle
The largest workplace health study ever conducted is applying cutting-edge techniques to investigating an apparent cancer cluster - and highlighting the reasons why science doesn't always protect us at work
Internet-based financial markets appear to forecast elections better than polls do. They also probe how well the next George Clooney drama will do at the box office and how bad the next flu season will be.