Mathematics
Something old, something new in the ocean's blue  SCIENCE DAILY · 11 hours
Microbiologists have discovered a new metabolic process in the ocean. Ranging from molecular structures of individual genes and detection of their global distribution, their results give insight into the pathway process and... more
Machine learning algorithm predicts life expectancy in heart failure patients  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
When Avi Yagil, PhD, Distinguished Professor of Physics at University of California San Diego flew home from Europe in 2012, he thought he had caught a cold from... more
Pinpointing nitrogen oxide emissions from space  Science Magazine · 16 hours
Satellite observations of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) provide valuable information on the location and strength of NOx emissions, but spatial resolution is limited by horizontal transport and smearing of temporal averages due to changing wind fields. In... more
Elucidation of cause of electromagnetic noise allows for EM noise-less electric circuits  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Researchers have developed equations for quantifying electromagnetic interference (EM noise) and elucidated its origin, allowing for the best circuit configuration to reduce EM noise. more
New AI-driven approach for single blood cell classification  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
For the first time, researchers from Helmholtz Zentrum München and the University Hospital of LMU Munich show that deep learning algorithms perform similar to human experts when classifying blood samples from patients... more
leukemia diagnostics: AI-driven single blood cell classification  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
For the first time, researchers show that deep learning algorithms perform similar to human experts when classifying blood samples from patients suffering from acute myeloid leukemia (AML). Their proof of concept study paves the... more
Mathematician discovers method to simplify polymer growth modelling  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
A mathematician from RUDN University has proven that there are no solutions to functional differential inequalities associated with the Kardar-Parisi-Zhang (KPZ)-type equations, nonlinear stochastic partial differential equations that arise when describing surface... more
Mathematicians prove the Hardy-Littlewood-Sobolev inequalities  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
RUDN University mathematicians have proven the Hardy-Littlewood-Sobolev (HLS) inequalities for the class of generalized Riesz potentials. These results extend the scope of these potentials in mathematics and physics because the main tools for working with such potentials are... more
Vivaldi reworked to 'make climate change audible'  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
A classical orchestra in Germany aims to "make climate change audible" with a reworking of Antonio Vivaldi's famous violin concertos "The Four Seasons" using algorithms based on climate data. more
Galactic Fountains and Carousels: Order Emerging from Chaos  ASTRO WATCH · 3 days
Scientists from Germany and the United States have unveiled the results of a newly-completed, state of the art simulation of... more
New Study Challenges The Assumption That Math Is Harder For Girls  NPR · 6 days
Research shows that when boys and girls as old as 10 do math, their patterns of brain activity are indistinguishable. The finding is the latest challenge... more
Room temperature strain-induced Landau levels in graphene on a wafer-scale platform  Science Magazine · 6 days
Graphene is a powerful playground for studying a plethora of quantum phenomena. One of the remarkable properties of graphene arises when it is strained in particular... more
Designing electromechanical metamaterial with full nonzero piezoelectric coefficients  Science Magazine · 6 days
Designing topological and geometrical structures with extended unnatural parameters (negative, near-zero, ultrahigh, or tunable) and counterintuitive properties is a big challenge in the field of metamaterials, especially for relatively unexplored materials with... more
Chemist creates molecular 'merry-go-round' complex for future OLED displays  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
A RUDN University chemist has synthesized fluorescent compounds with "merry-go-round" molecules that can be used to create economical displays with organic LEDs (OLEDs). The nucleus of these molecules is a... more
Brains of girls and boys are similar, producing equal math ability  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
New research comprehensively examined the brain development of young boys and girls. Their research shows no gender difference in brain function or math ability. more
Math Looks The Same In The Brains Of Boys And Girls, Study Finds  NPR · 6 days
Brain scans of 104 boys and girls doing basic math tasks found no gender differences. The finding adds to the evidence that... more
Galactic fountains and carousels: Order emerging from chaos  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
Scientists have unveiled the results of a newly-completed, state of the art simulation of the evolution of galaxies. For the first time, it reveals that the geometry of the cosmic gas flows... more
Galactic fountains and carousels: order emerging from chaos  nanowerk · 7 days
Astronomers have unveiled the results of a newly-completed, state of the art simulation of the evolution of galaxies. It allows researchers to study in detail how galaxies form, and how they have... more
Galactic fountains and carousels: order emerging from chaos  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Scientists from Germany and the United States have unveiled the results of a newly-completed, state of the art simulation of the evolution of galaxies. TNG50 is the most detailed large-scale cosmological simulation... more
Algorithms seek out voter fraud  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Concerns over voter fraud have surged in recent years, especially after federal officials reported that Russian hackers attempted to access voter records in the 2016 presidential election. Administrative voting errors have been reported, too; for example, an audit... more
Liver cancer deaths climb by around 50% in the last decade  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Liver cancer deaths have increased by around 50% in the last decade and have tripled since records began, according to the latest calculations. more
The Latest: Biden campaign faults Warren's health care math  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Joe Biden's campaign is dismissing as "mathematical gymnastics" Elizabeth Warren's promise of financing a single-payer government insurance system without a middle-class tax hike more
Surviving a zombie apocalypse using mathematics  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers at the University of Sheffield have explained how to survive a zombie apocalypse this Halloween using maths, in a new outreach project designed to highlight the importance of vaccinations. more
A trainable clustering algorithm based on shortest paths from density peaks  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Clustering is a technique to analyze empirical data, with a major application for biomedical research. Essentially, clustering finds groups of related points in a dataset. However,... more
[Research Articles] More random motor activity fluctuations predict incident frailty, disability, and mortality  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Mobile healthcare increasingly relies on analytical tools that can extract meaningful information from ambulatory physiological recordings. We tested whether a nonlinear tool... more
Machine learning leads to novel way to track tremor severity in Parkinson's patients  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Physical exams only provide a snapshot of a Parkinson's patient's daily tremor experience. Scientists have developed algorithms that, combined with wearable sensors,... more
Beckman Coulter receives BARDA funding to develop novel sepsis detection algorithm  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Beckman Coulter, Inc., a Danaher company, today announced that it has initially been awarded a contract of $1.25 million, with potential to be awarded an additional... more
AI reveals nature of RNA-protein interactions  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A new computational tool developed by KAUST scientists uses artificial intelligence (AI) to infer the RNA-binding properties of proteins. The software, called NucleicNet, outperforms other algorithmic models of its kind and provides additional biological insights that... more
Removing human bias from predictive modeling  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Predictive modeling is supposed to be neutral, a way to help remove personal prejudices from decision-making. But the algorithms are packed with the same biases that are built into the real-world data used to create them.... more
Sydney lockout laws review highlights vital role of transparent data analysis  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The New South Wales Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) recently claimed Sydney's alcohol licensing regulations, commonly known as lockout laws, reduced non-domestic assaults by 13% in... more
Don't just solve for x: letting kids explore real-world scenarios will keep them in maths class  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In real life, ordering pizza for a group of people involves having a conversation about what... more
AI outperforms clinicians' judgment in triaging postoperative patients for intensive care  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Artificial intelligence (AI) in the form of a machine-learned algorithm correctly triaged the vast majority of postoperative patients to the intensive care unit in its first... more
Mathematician proposes method to simplify the mathematical model of substance transfer through a cell wall  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A mathematician from RUDN University has proposed a new scheme for numerically solving equations with fractional powers of... more
Skin cancer diagnosis using AI technology could be as accurate as clinical specialist  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
New clinical data published in Journal of American Medical Association demonstrates first-in-class AI algorithm is able to diagnose skin cancer with a... more
Compact depth sensor inspired by spiders  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Inspired by jumping spiders, researchers have developed a compact and efficient depth sensor that could be used on board microrobots, in small wearable devices, or in lightweight virtual and augmented reality headsets. The device combines a... more
Health algorithm biased against black individuals finds study  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A new study has revealed that a commonly and widely used healthcare algorithm may be biased against blacks and may be denying them of vital medical treatment. The study titled, “Dissecting racial... more
New algorithm flags cancer patients in need of advance care planning conversations  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Many cancer patients do not get the opportunity to discuss their wishes for treatment until their illness has progressed too far, when it may... more
Determining the shapes of atomic clusters  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers propose a new method of identifying the morphologies of atomic clusters. They have confirmed that the distinctive geometric shapes of some clusters, as well as the irregularity of amorphous structures, can be fully identified mathematically. more
A worldwide worm survey, and racial bias in a health care algorithm  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Earthworms are easy … to find. But despite their prevalence and importance to ecosystems around the world, there hasn’t been a comprehensive survey of... more
GIS-based analysis of fault zone geometry and hazard in an urban environment  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Typical geologic investigations of active earthquake fault zones require that the fault can be observed at or near the Earth's surface. However, in urban... more
Dissecting racial bias in an algorithm used to manage the health of populations  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Health systems rely on commercial prediction algorithms to identify and help patients with complex health needs. We show that a widely used... more
GIS-based analysis of fault zone geometry and hazard in an urban environment  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Typical geologic investigations of active earthquake fault zones require that the fault can be observed at or near the Earth's surface. However, in urban... more
Flexible, transparent and cost-effective lasers  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The interest in plastic electronics and photonics has experienced a significant increase in the last decades due to the exceptional optical, semiconducting and mechanical properties of these materials. Plastic electronics, based on conjugated polymers, combine the benefits of... more
Boosting the popularity of social media posts  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Computer scientists created a new algorithm to recommend tags for social media posts which should boost the popularity of the post in question. This algorithm takes into account more kinds of information than previous... more
Mathematicians prove a theorem that would help calculate the movement of water in porous rock  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Mathematicians from RUDN University have proved the unique continuation theorem for a one-dimensional solution to a fractional order... more
Molecular structure predicted by early Nobel Laureate found after a century  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
In the journal Nature published overnight, researchers from Imperial College, London have reported a transition metal complex with a geometric arrangement of atoms that was predicted... more
Neural network technique identifies mechanisms of ferroelectric switching  nanowerk · 3 weeks
AI reveals domain-geometry-driven differences in ferroelectric switching, important for next-generation computing; approach could be applied to electron microscopy, agriculture, astronomy and other systems mapped through hyperspectral imaging. more
Neural network technique identifies mechanisms of ferroelectric switching  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
AI reveals domain-geometry-driven differences in ferroelectric switching, important for next-generation computing; approach could be applied to electron microscopy, agriculture, astronomy and other systems mapped through hyperspectral imaging more
Machine learning's next frontier: Epigenetic drug discovery  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have developed a machine-learning algorithm that gleans information from microscope images -- allowing for high-throughput epigenetic drug screens that could unlock new treatments for cancer, heart disease, mental illness and more. more
Taking new angle to enable more efficient, compact fusion power plants  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have demonstrated a new approach for injecting microwaves into a fusion plasma that doubles the efficiency of a critical technique that could have major implications... more
Taking new angle to enable more efficient, compact fusion power plants  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Researchers at the DIII-D National Fusion Facility in San Diego have demonstrated a new approach for injecting microwaves into a fusion plasma that doubles the efficiency... more
Nontrivial quantum oscillation geometric phase shift in a trivial band  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Quantum oscillations provide a notable visualization of the Fermi surface of metals, including associated geometrical phases such as Berry’s phase, that play a central role in topological quantum... more
Training of quantum circuits on a hybrid quantum computer  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Generative modeling is a flavor of machine learning with applications ranging from computer vision to chemical design. It is expected to be one of the techniques most suited to take... more
Novel excitations near quantum criticality in geometrically frustrated antiferromagnet CsFeCl3  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
The investigation of materials that exhibit quantum phase transition provides valuable insights into fundamental problems in physics. We present neutron scattering under pressure in a triangular-lattice antiferromagnet that... more
Hierarchical interlocked orthogonal faulting in the 2019 Ridgecrest earthquake sequence  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
A nearly 20-year hiatus in major seismic activity in southern California ended on 4 July 2019 with a sequence of intersecting earthquakes near the city of Ridgecrest, California.... more
Giving robots a faster grasp  nanowerk · 4 weeks
An algorithm speeds up the planning process robots use to adjust their grip on objects, for picking and sorting, or tool use. more
Giving robots a faster grasp  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Engineers have found a way to significantly speed up the planning process required for a robot to adjust its grasp on an object by pushing that object against a stationary surface. Whereas traditional algorithms would require tens of... more
Giving robots a faster grasp  MIT · 4 weeks
An algorithm speeds up the planning process robots use to adjust their grip on objects, for picking and sorting, or tool use. more
Scientists discover fractal patterns in a quantum material  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A fractal is any geometric pattern that occurs again and again, at different sizes and scales, within the same object. This "self-similarity" can be seen throughout nature, for example in a snowflake's... more
Artificial pancreas system more effective than existing treatments at controlling blood glucose levels  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A new artificial pancreas system that uses advanced control algorithms to automatically monitor and regulate blood glucose levels was more effective than... more
Scientists discover fractal patterns in a quantum material  MIT · 4 weeks
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