Mathematics
Astronomers make first calculations of magnetic activity in 'hot Jupiter' exoplanets  PHYS.ORG · 2 hours
Gas-giant planets orbiting close to other stars have powerful magnetic fields, many times stronger than our own Jupiter, according to a new study by a team... more
First impressions go a long way in the immune system  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 hours
An algorithm that predicts the immune response to a pathogen could lead to early diagnosis for such diseases as tuberculosis. more
Quantum interference enables constant-time quantum information processing  Science Magazine · 3 days
It is an open question how fast information processing can be performed and whether quantum effects can speed up the best existing solutions. Signal extraction, analysis, and compression in diagnostics, astronomy, chemistry, and broadcasting... more
Spin fluctuations simpler than currents, researchers argue  nanowerk · 3 days
A theoretical study shows that spintronic equations are vastly simplified by looking at spin density fluctuations rather spin currents. more
DeepCubeA: New Deep Learning Algorithm Solves Rubik’s Cube Much Faster than Humans  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 days
DeepCubeA, a deep reinforcement learning algorithm created by a team of scientists at the University of California, Irvine, can find the solution for the... more
Improving the signal-to-noise ratio in quantum chromodynamics simulations  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Over the last few decades, the exponential increase in computer power and accompanying increase in the quality of algorithms has enabled theoretical and particle physicists to perform more complex and precise simulations... more
Illusive patterns in math explained by ideas in physics  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Patterns appear widely throughout nature and math, from the Fibonacci spirals of sea shells to the periodicity of crystals. But certain math problems can sometimes trick the human solver into... more
Correcting historic sea surface temperature measurements  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Why did the oceans warm and cool at such different rates in the early 20th century? New research points to an answer both as mundane as a decimal point truncation and as complicated as global politics.... more
Highly anticipated nuclear experiment underway  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
Neutron stars were recently in the news because the gravitational wave observatory, LIGO, detected a neutron star merger. Neutron stars are very interesting objects. A teaspoon of neutron star matter is so dense it would weigh about 10... more
Study suggests girls' advantage in reading explains gender gap in math fields  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
A pair of researchers, one with the Paris School of Economics, the other with CNRS, UMR8545, Paris-Jourdan Sciences-Economiques, has found a possible reason for... more
The fun way to manipulate atoms  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
With their potential to perform calculations far beyond the reach of conventional supercomputers, machines harnessing certain quantum physics phenomena are expected to change the way the world solves complex problems. They will help scientists develop more... more
Tracking down climate change with radar eyes  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Over the past 22 years, sea levels in the Arctic have risen an average of 2.2 millimeters per year. This is the conclusion of a research team after evaluating 1.5 billion radar measurements of... more
New study reports sea level rise in the Arctic  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Over the past 22 years, sea levels in the Arctic have risen an average of 2.2 millimeters per year. This is the conclusion of a Danish-German research team after evaluating... more
Deep learning algorithm solves Rubik's Cube faster than any human  SCIENCE DAILY · 7 days
A deep reinforcement learning algorithm can solve the Rubik's Cube puzzle in a fraction of a second. The work is a step toward making AI systems that can... more
Scientists explore blood flow bump that happens when our neurons are significantly activated  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
When a group of our neurons get activated by thinking hard about a math problem or the vibrant colors of an exotic... more
Researchers study blood flow bump that happens when the neurons get activated  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
When a group of our neurons get activated by thinking hard about a math problem or the vibrant colors of an exotic flower, within... more
Using machine learning algorithm to accurately diagnose breast cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Breast cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related death among women. It is also difficult to diagnose. Nearly one in 10 cancers is misdiagnosed as not cancerous, meaning that a... more
Tip-enhanced strong coupling spectroscopy, imaging, and control of a single quantum emitter  Science Magazine · 1 week
Optical cavities can enhance and control light-matter interactions. This level of control has recently been extended to the nanoscale with single emitter strong coupling... more
Sound mind: Detecting depression through voice  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
AI algorithms can now more accurately detect depressed mood using the sound of your voice, according to new research. more
Ice-encased U.S. Air Force plane wreckage provides data for glacier ice flow  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
During the last few years, some of the wreckage of a U.S. Air Force plane that crashed on the Gauli Glacier in 1946 has... more
Strange warping geometry helps to push scientific boundaries  nanowerk · 1 week
Researchers have built an electronic array on a microchip that simulates particle interactions in a hyperbolic plane, a geometric surface in which space curves away from itself at every point. more
Strange warping geometry helps to push scientific boundaries  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Atomic interactions in everyday solids and liquids are so complex that some of these materials' properties continue to elude physicists' understanding. Solving the problems mathematically is beyond the capabilities of modern computers,... more
Strange warping geometry helps to push scientific boundaries  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have built an electronic array on a microchip that simulates particle interactions in a hyperbolic plane, a geometric surface in which space curves away from itself at every point. more
A connection between quantum correlations and spacetime geometry  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers of the Academy explore the consequences of locality for measurements distributed in spacetime. Their article has now been published in the Nature journal Quantum Information. more
New structured approach to managing patients with depression in primary care  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A questionnaire-based management algorithm for major depressive disorder in primary care is feasible to implement, though attrition from treatment is high. more
Expert mathematicians stumped by simple subtractions  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Mathematics is seen as the pinnacle of abstract thinking. But are we capable of filtering out our knowledge about the world to prevent it from interfering with our calculations? Researchers have demonstrated that our ability to... more
The somatosensory cortex receives information about motor output  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
During voluntary movement, the somatosensory system not only passively receives signals from the external world but also actively processes them via interactions with the motor system. However, it is still unclear how... more
Equations from fluid dynamics used to find optimum arrangement of rods in dandelion pappus  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A team of researchers from École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, the University of Twente and Università di Pisa has used... more
Geometry transition detected in nearby active galactic nuclei jets  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
An international team of astronomers has found that jets of 10 nearby active galactic nuclei (AGN) have changed their shape from parabolic to conical. The finding, reported in a paper... more
Expert mathematicians stumped by simple subtractions  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Mathematical thought is seen as the pinnacle of abstract thinking. But are we capable of filtering out our knowledge about the world to prevent it from interfering with our calculations? Researchers from the University of Geneva... more
Quantum chemistry on quantum computers  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new quantum algorithm has been implemented for identifying important physical quantities such as spin quantum numbers relevant to convoluted electronic wave functions on quantum computers, serving as tracking complex chemical reactions without exponential/combinatorial explosion, giving exact solutions... more
Novel method can help clinicians identify individuals most in need of PrEP  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers have demonstrated the effectiveness of using algorithms that analyze electronic health records to help physicians identify patients at risk for HIV who may... more
Two new studies develop algorithms to identify patients at risk of acquiring HIV  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Two new studies developed algorithms that can identify patients who are at risk of acquiring HIV and may benefit from preventive care.... more
Researchers discover that the rate of telomere shortening predicts species lifespan  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A flamingo lives 40 years and a human being lives 90 years; a mouse lives two years and an elephant lives 60. Why? What determines the... more
Science News » Novel Method Identifies Patients at Risk for HIV Who May Benefit From Prevention Strategies  NIMH · 2 weeks
Researchers have demonstrated the effectiveness of using algorithms that analyze electronic health records (EHRs)... more
Celebrating diversity in science  CERN · 2 weeks
Celebrating diversity in science achintya Fri, 07/05/2019 - 08:33 The LGBTQ+ Pride flat seen in front of an LHC dipole at CERN (Image: CERN) On the International Day... more
Making wireless communication more energy efficient  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Omer Tanovic, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, joined the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) because he loves studying theory and turning research questions into solvable math problems.... more
With little training, machine-learning algorithms can uncover hidden scientific knowledge  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have shown that an algorithm with no training in materials science can scan the text of millions of papers and uncover new scientific knowledge. They collected 3.3... more
Equations help predict the behavior of water in rivers  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers developed a mathematical model that allows for anticipating the failure of dikes that hold in overflowing river water. more
Equations help predict the behavior of water in rivers  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
River dikes are small dams made of earth that are used to hold in the water of the course of a river, without affecting the course too much. However, when... more
The world's first high-intensity laser pulses shaped like a corkscrew  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
University of California San Diego researchers have calculations for how to create high-intensity twisted laser beams—a flavor of laser pulse the world has likely never seen. These researchers... more
Role of initial magnetic disorder: A time-dependent ab initio study of ultrafast demagnetization mechanisms  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Despite more than 20 years of development, the underlying physics of the laser-induced demagnetization process is still debated. We present... more
Optimal quantum computation linked to gravity  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Information and gravity may seem like completely different things, but one thing they have in common is that they can both be described in the framework of geometry. Building on this connection, a new paper suggests... more
Giant vortex clusters in a two-dimensional quantum fluid  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Adding energy to a system through transient stirring usually leads to more disorder. In contrast, point-like vortices in a bounded two-dimensional fluid are predicted to reorder above a certain energy, forming persistent... more
Sustainability-linked loans provide opportunities for chemical firms  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Spurred by calculations showing that companies with a lower environmental impact are less of a financial risk, banks are beginning to offer cheaper loans if chemical firms hit agreed-upon levels of environmental performance. In... more
Algorithm designed to map universe, solve mysteries  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have developed an algorithm designed to visualize models of the universe in order to solve some of physics' greatest mysteries. more
Scientist develops novel algorithm to aid search for exoplanets  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Inspired by movie streaming services such as Netflix or Hulu, a Southwest Research Institute scientist developed a technique to look for stars likely to host giant, Jupiter-sized planets outside of... more
Fuzzy math fuels Sanders’ claim that cost barriers to health care kill 30,000 a year  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
"Medicare for All" — or single-payer health care — is a flagship issue for Democratic presidential candidate and... more
New findings could lead to cheaper solar cells  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
At the atomic scale materials can show a rich palette of dynamic behaviour, which directly affects the physical properties of these materials. For many years, it has been a dream to describe... more
Boosting light-based computing  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
University of Twente spinoff company QuiX is currently developing a photonic chip using the quantum properties of light for carrying out complex calculations. The new chip, of which a first version is already operational, calculates using light, photons, and will... more
A new algorithm finds nearby stars that could host hidden worlds  SCIENCE-NEWS · 4 weeks
An algorithm dubbed “Netflix for exoplanets” identified more than 350 stars that, based on their chemistry, might have planets orbiting out of sight. more
Music students do better in school than non-musical peers  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
High school students who take music courses score significantly better on math, science and English exams than their non-musical peers, according to a new study. more
'Quantitative literacy' would prevent unsound research policy  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Research impact is measured in different ways. However, these indicators are often based on dubious calculations, says Ludo Waltman. more
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