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Skepticism surrounds renowned mathematician’s attempted proof of 160-year-old hypothesis
Science Magazine The Riemann hypothesis, a formula related to the distribution of prime numbers, has remained unsolved for more than a century 4 hours
ancient mars had right conditions for underground life new research suggests Ancient Mars Had Right Conditions for Underground Life, New Research Suggests
ASTRO WATCH A new study shows evidence that ancient Mars probably had an ample supply of... 6 hours
Chip ramps up artificial intelligence systems' performance
PHYS.ORG Princeton researchers, in collaboration with Analog Devices Inc., have fabricated a chip that markedly boosts the performance and efficiency of neural networks—computer algorithms modeled on the workings of the human brain. 11 hours
Researchers control the drying patterns formed during salt recrystallization
PHYS.ORG Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have discovered a new way of controlling the drying patterns formed by re-crystallizing salt. They found that the coffee ring effect can be used to... 13 hours
Cytox, AIBL announce expanded agreement to assess genetic risk for Alzheimer’s
NEWS MEDICAL Cytox, a precision medicine company which today is commercializing polygenic risk scoring approaches for assessing genetic risk for developing Alzheimer's disease and other neurological diseases, has... 18 hours
'Pinning down' how salty droplets dry
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have discovered a new way of controlling the drying patterns formed by re-crystallizing salt. They found that the coffee ring effect can be used to pin the edge of drying droplets,... 22 hours
How math helps explain the delicate patterns of dragonfly wings
SCIENCE-NEWS Scientists have found a mathematical explanation for the complex patterns on the wings of dragonflies and other insects. 2 days
scientists id three causes of earth s spin axis drift Scientists ID Three Causes of Earth's Spin Axis Drift
ASTRO WATCH A typical desk globe is designed to be a geometric sphere and to rotate smoothly when you spin... 4 days
Self-assembly of lattices with high structural complexity from a geometrically simple molecule
Science Magazine Here we report an anomalous porous molecular crystal built of C–H···N-bonded double-layered roof-floor components and wall components of a segregatively interdigitated architecture. This complicated... 4 days
Most preschool math, literacy apps not designed to help children learn, study finds
PHYS.ORG Most literacy and math educational apps for preschoolers are not designed to help youngsters actually learn, according to a new study from... 4 days
Creating 3-D-printed 'motion sculptures' from 2-D videos
SCIENCE DAILY A new system uses an algorithm that can take 2-D videos and turn them into 3-D printed 'motion sculptures' that show how a human body moves through space. 4 days
Scientists ID three causes of Earth's spin axis drift
PHYS.ORG A typical desk globe is designed to be a geometric sphere and to rotate smoothly when you spin it. Our actual planet is far less perfect—in both shape and in... 5 days
Creating 3D printed 'motion sculptures' from 2D videos
SCIENCE DAILY The new system uses an algorithm that can take D videos and turn them into 3D printed 'motion sculptures' that show how a human body moves through space. In addition to being... 5 days
Physicists develop a more accurate solution for the quantum three-body problem
PHYS.ORG Researchers at the RUDN University have developed a mathematical method to solve the quantum Coulomb three-body problem for bound states with high accuracy. They also showed... 6 days
New system uses algorithm to convert 2D videos into 3D printed ‘motion sculptures’
NEWS MEDICAL Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has often credited his success to spending countless hours studying his opponent's movements on film. 6 days
Twitter to offer users option to go back to 'chronological' feed
PHYS.ORG Twitter is preparing an option for users to go back to its original chronological news feed, responding to complaints about its algorithmic system implemented two years... 6 days
Low cost navigation system for unmanned aerial systems
PHYS.ORG An EU-funded initiative has developed a low-cost positioning and navigation system for unmanned aerial systems (UASs). Utilising multiple-antenna, the device is based on off-the-shelf components and advanced data fusion algorithms. 6 days
Particles surf their own waves, reveal how microbes and cells move through human body
SCIENCE DAILY Surf's up for microbes swimming beside red blood cells. New calculations and experiments model for the first time how spherical... 1 week
Nanoparticles with a shell structure improve the performance of zinc-oxide photodetectors
PHYS.ORG Improving the sensitivity of light sensors or the efficiency of solar cells requires fine-tuning of light capturing. KAUST researchers have used complex geometry to develop tiny... 1 week
Changing the Launch Equation: Q&A with Rocket Lab CEO Peter Beck
SPACE.COM Rocket Lab aims to make space much more accessible with its 57-foot-tall (17 meters) small-satellite launcher, the Electron rocket. discussed the company's vision with Rocket... 1 week
A new type of symmetry: How a tetrahedral substance can be more symmetrical than a spherical atom
PHYS.ORG Scientists at Tokyo Institute of Technology have theoretically demonstrated that special tetrahedron nanostructures composed... 1 week
Disordered skyrmion phase stabilized by magnetic frustration in a chiral magnet
Science Magazine Magnetic skyrmions are vortex-like topological spin textures often observed to form a triangular-lattice skyrmion crystal in structurally chiral magnets with the Dzyaloshinskii-Moriya interaction. Recently, β-Mn structure–type... 1 week
Mathematicians propose first continuous self-organised criticality model
PHYS.ORG An international group of researchers (the first author is Nikita Kalinin, Higher School of Economics—Saint-Petersburg, the last author is Ernesto Lupercio, CINVESTAV, Mexico) has presented the first continuous model describing self-organised criticality. The proposed... 2 weeks
Russian and German physicists developed a mathematical model of trapped atoms and ions
PHYS.ORG A team of physicists from RUDN, JINR (Dubna), and the University of Hamburg (Germany) developed a mathematical model for describing physical processes... 2 weeks
[Research Resources] A database of tissue-specific rhythmically expressed human genes has potential applications in circadian medicine
Science Magazine The discovery that half of the mammalian protein-coding genome is regulated by the circadian clock has... 2 weeks
Let's teach students why math matters in the real world
PHYS.ORG "When will I ever use this?" It's a question math and science teachers hear all the time from their high school students. 2 weeks
Researchers develop new approach to conserving tree species
PHYS.ORG Globally, forest trees are increasingly at risk from habitat destruction, pests and disease, and a changing climate. But the guidelines for effective preservation of a tree species' genetic diversity and adaptive potential... 2 weeks
Linear equations system will restore impaired hand motion
PHYS.ORG Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology have developed a model for predicting hand movement trajectories based on cortical activity: Signals are measured directly from a human brain. The predictions... 2 weeks
Parasite makes quick exit when researchers remove the handbrake
Crowd counting through walls with WiFi
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The weird world of one-sided objects
Spray-on antennas unlock communication of the future
Custom circuits for living cells
Blowing the whistle on referee decisions
Spray-coated tactile sensor on a 3-D surface for robotic skin
BetterYou receives double accolade at Janey Loves Platinum Awards 2018
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Watch a moth drink tears from a bird’s eye
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New robot picks a peck of peppers and more
Remembrance For Walter Mischel, Psychologist Who Devised The Marshmallow Test
How rats are killing our coral reefs
NASA created rainfall analysis for super Typhoon Mangkhut
NASA balloon mission captures electric blue clouds
Fat from 558 million years ago reveals earliest known animal
Video: How silver nanoparticles cut odors
First detection of matter falling into a black hole at 30 percent of the speed of light
How ad 'heroes' move us… and connect us to their brands
The Dambusters raid took place 75 years ago – here's how they made a bomb bounce
Unprecedented ice loss in Russian ice cap
Engineers develop first method for controlling nanomotors