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Researchers develop new algorithm to accurately predict patients' chances of survival in ICU  NEWS MEDICAL · 12 hours
Researchers from the University of Copenhagen and Rigshospitalet have used data on more than 230,000 intensive care patients to develop a new... more
Phase transitions: The math behind the music  SCIENCE DAILY · 20 hours
Physics Professor Jesse Berezovsky contends that until now, much of the thinking about math and music has been a top-down approach, applying mathematical ideas to existing musical compositions as a way of understanding already... more
New algorithm uses disease history to predict intensive care patients' chances of survival  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers have used data on more than 230,000 intensive care patients to develop a new algorithm. Among other things, it uses disease... more
Physicists Determine Geometry of Electrons in Quantum Dots  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 day
A team of physicists at the University of Basel has experimentally mapped out the shape and orientation of electrons trapped... more
Nature inspires a novel new form of computing, using light  nanowerk · 1 day
Researchers perform simple calculations by shining light patterns through a translucent cube. more
Lithium doesn't crack under pressure, it transforms  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
Using cutting-edge theoretical calculations performed at NERSC, researchers at Berkeley Lab's Molecular Foundry have predicted fascinating new properties of lithium—a light alkali metal that has intrigued scientists for two decades with its remarkable diversity... more
Researchers perform simple calculations by shining light patterns through a translucent cube  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
McMaster researchers have developed a simple and highly novel form of computing by shining patterned bands of light and shadow through different facets of... more
Geometry of an electron determined for the first time  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Physicists are able to show for the first time how a single electron looks in an artificial atom. A newly developed method enables them to show the probability of an... more
Interactive quantum chemistry in virtual reality  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Scientists from the University of Bristol's Intangible Realities Laboratory (IRL) and ETH Zurich have used virtual reality and artificial intelligence algorithms to learn the details of chemical change. more
Phase transitions: The math behind the music  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Next time you listen to a favorite tune or wonder at the beauty of a natural sound, you might also end up pondering the math behind the music. more
The geometry of an electron determined for the first time  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Physicists at the University of Basel have shown for the first time how a single electron looks in an artificial atom. A newly developed method enables them to... more
Unlike men, women’s cognitive performance is best in warmer temperatures  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 days
Women’s performance on math and verbal tests is best at higher temperatures, while men perform best on the same tests at lower temperatures, according to a study published... more
The geometry of an electron determined for the first time  nanowerk · 3 days
Physicists are able to show for the first time how a single electron looks in an artificial atom. A newly developed method enables them to show the probability... more
Data science helps engineers discover new materials for solar cells and LEDs  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Engineers at the University of California San Diego have developed a high-throughput computational method to design new materials for next generation solar cells and... more
Soft, social robot brings coziness to homes, and classrooms  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
A new social robot that can be customized with handcrafted material, such as wood and wool, brings simplicity and fun to home robotics -- and will soon be used to... more
Unlike men, women's cognitive performance may improve at higher room temperature  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Women's performance on math and verbal tests is best at higher temperatures, while men perform best on the same tests at lower temperatures, according to a... more
Inflection point coming for antenna equation  SPACE NEWS · 3 days
As the cost of phased array antennas drops, the technology becomes increasing attractive to commercial customers like Kongsberg Satellite Services (KSAT), the Norwegian company... more
Big Data enables better urban transport networks  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
The SIADE SaaS (Spatial Decision Support System for Transportation Planning) project essentially marks a change in the positioning of Spanish SME Terrain Technologies. From a consultancy service built around an algorithm to infer passengers'... more
New algorithm guides catheters to accurately locate atrial fibrillation sources  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Patients with atrial fibrillation or AFib experience chaotic electrical signals in the upper chamber of their heart (atria), which cause an irregular or quivering heartbeat (arrhythmia) that can... more
Scientific Meeting » Suicide Risk Algorithm Applications in Healthcare Settings  NIMH · 4 days
On June 5th and 6th, investigators will meet to identify and prioritize research needs in the application of predictive analytics using electronic health records in suicide prevention. more
How to program materials  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Ali Gooneie simulates on his computer what holds the world together right at its very core: atoms, molecules, molecular chains and bundles—then lumps and fibers, which emerge from these. With his calculations, the Empa researcher can also explain properties we... more
After GWAS studies, how to narrow the search for genes?  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Genome-wide association studies (GWAS) often turn up a long list of genes that MIGHT help cause the trait of interest. Many algorithms can help scientists prioritize which genes... more
Lung cancer screening using Google AI proves to be successful  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 days
Researchers at Google have developed an algorithm that can successfully diagnose lung cancer in 94.4 percent of cases. more
Synthesis of helical ladder polymers  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Researchers have synthesized helical ladder polymers with a well-defined cyclic repeating unit and one-handed helical geometry. more
Water nanodroplets zip across graphene faster than a cheetah  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
In a new study, researchers have propelled water nanodroplets across a graphene surface at speeds of up to 250 km (155 miles) per hour—which, for comparison, is about twice as... more
Spatiotemporal light control with active metasurfaces  Science Magazine · 1 week
Optical metasurfaces have provided us with extraordinary ways to control light by spatially structuring materials. The space-time duality in Maxwell’s equations suggests that additional structuring of metasurfaces in the time domain can even further expand their... more
Nutrition: Substantial benefit from replacing steak with fish  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Consumers will gain a health benefit from substituting part of the red and processed meat in their diet with fish, according to new calculations. Men over 50 and women of childbearing age... more
How to overcome a fear of maths  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
It's fair to say maths is not everyone's favourite subject. In fact, for many people, the feelings of tension and anxiety that arise when trying to solve a mathematical problem can be all consuming.... more
Synthesis of helical ladder polymers  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Researchers at Kanazawa University synthesized helical ladder polymers with a well-defined cyclic repeating unit and one-handed helical geometry, as they reported in the Journal of the American Chemical Society. more
Scientists unravel how intelligent neural network predicts the functions of proteins  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Intelligent virtual companions like Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant have long become integrated into our everyday lives. And intelligent computational programs, so-called algorithms, have also evolved... more
Health benefit from substituting red and processed meat with fish  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
The average Dane will gain a health benefit from substituting part of the red and processed meat in their diet with fish, according to calculations from the National... more
The Moon is Quaking as it Shrinks  ASTRO WATCH · 2 weeks
In 2010, an analysis of imagery from NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) found that the moon shriveled like a raisin as its... more
Room for thought: Brain region that watches for walls identified  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
To move through the world, you need a sense of your surroundings, especially of the constraints that restrict your movement: the walls, ceiling and other barriers that define... more
Quantum world-first: Researchers reveal accuracy of two-qubit calculations in silicon  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Engineers have measured the accuracy of silicon two-qubit operations for the first time -- and their results confirm the promise of silicon for quantum computing. more
Quantum world-first—researchers reveal accuracy of two-qubit calculations in silicon  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
For the first time ever, researchers have measured the fidelity—that is, the accuracy—of two-qubit logic operations in silicon, with highly promising results that will enable scaling up to a full-scale... more
Artificial intelligence could select heart failure patients for expensive treatment  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Artificial intelligence (AI) has shown promise to select heart failure patients for expensive treatments to prevent lethal arrhythmias, reports a new study. The study is the first to... more
Hummingbird robot using AI to go soon where drones can't (w/video)  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Researchers have engineered flying robots that behave like hummingbirds, trained by machine learning algorithms based on various techniques the bird uses naturally every day. more
Creative geometry: Researchers create 'impossible' protein nanocages with the help of gold  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Researchers from an international collaboration have succeeded in creating a protein cage - a nanoscale structure that could be used to deliver drugs to... more
Assessing battery performance: Compared to what?  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Scientists must often ask themselves, compared to what? How do the results we generate in the laboratory compare with those obtained by others? How do our theoretical calculations compare with experimental data? more
Painting a fuller picture of how antibiotics kill  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have used machine-learning algorithms to discover a secondary mechanism that helps some antibiotics kill bacteria. This mechanism involves disrupting bacterial metabolism of nucleotides that the cells need to replicate their DNA. more
How music and movement can help kids understand maths  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Staring at rows of numbers or formulas on a page can be off-putting for many children studying mathematics or science in school. But music, drawing and even body movement are... more
Researchers create 'impossible' nano-sized protein cages with the help of gold  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers from an international collaboration have succeeded in creating a "protein cage"—a nanoscale structure that could be used to deliver drugs to specific places of the... more
Study examines benefits of teaching math in culturally responsive ways  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Teachers have long known that to reach learners, developing instruction that relates to those students' experiences can be a valuable tool. That is as true for mathematics as... more
Merging cell datasets, panorama style  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A new algorithm developed by MIT researchers takes cues from panoramic photography to merge massive, diverse cell datasets into a single source that can be used for medical and biological studies. more
AI can detect signs of anxiety and depression in speech patterns of children  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
A machine learning algorithm can detect signs of anxiety and depression in the speech patterns of young children, potentially providing a fast... more
Merging cell datasets, panorama style  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A new algorithm takes cues from panoramic photography to merge massive, diverse cell datasets into a single source that can be used for medical and biological studies. more
AI can detect depression in a child's speech  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A machine learning algorithm can detect signs of anxiety and depression in the speech patterns of young children, potentially providing a fast and easy way of diagnosing conditions that are difficult to... more
Merging cell datasets, panorama style  MIT · 3 weeks
Algorithm stitches multiple datasets into a single “panorama,” which could provide new insights for medical and biological studies. more
Single-atom nanozymes  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Conventional nanozyme technologies face formidable challenges of intricate size-, composition-, and facet-dependent catalysis and inherently low active site density. We discovered a new class of single-atom nanozymes with atomically dispersed enzyme-like active sites in nanomaterials, which significantly enhanced catalytic performance,... more
These trippy images were designed by AI to super-stimulate monkey neurons  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
To find out which sights specific neurons in monkeys 'like' best, researchers designed an algorithm, called XDREAM, that generated images that made neurons fire more than... more
Simulating and optimizing industrial spinning processes  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Spinning polymer filaments, for example for personal care articles, is highly complex: simulating the processes involved is too much for currently available computing power to handle. Fraunhofer researchers have successfully applied new approaches to simplify the... more
Algorithms could help improve effectiveness of cancer treatment by predicting gene interactions  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
While network algorithms are usually associated with finding friends on social media, researchers at the University of Sussex have shown how they could also... more
Algorithms predicting gene interactions could make cancer treatments more effective  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have developed a database which uses algorithms to predict gene interactions and can help clinicians search for more effective therapeutic solutions to cancer. more
A 'coup des gens' is underway – and we're increasingly living under the regime of the algorithm  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
I recently attended a large meeting of faculty to discuss graduate students' evaluation, recruitment... more
Making glass more clear  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have developed an algorithm that makes it possible to design glassy materials with dynamic properties and predict their continually changing behaviors. more
Deep Learning Takes Saturn By Storm  ASTRO WATCH · 4 weeks
A ‘deep learning’ approach to detecting storms on Saturn is set to transform our understanding of planetary atmospheres, according to UCL and University of... more
Traditional masculinity may keep English-speaking men from studying new languages  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
For decades, more women have been entering male-dominated educational fields and careers. The proportion of men in female-dominated areas, on the other hand, has remained mostly unchanged. Now,... more
'Deep Learning' Algorithm Reveals Huge Saturn Storm in New Light  SPACE.COM · 4 weeks
A new "deep learning" algorithm that could help scientists better understand planetary atmospheres has passed its first big test, a new study reports. more
AI-generated profiles? Airbnb users prefer a human touch  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
With so much at stake, should Airbnb hosts rely on an algorithm to write their profiles for them? That depends, according to new research. If everyone uses algorithmically generated profiles, users trust... more
Scientists take a 'metamaterials' approach to earthquake damage  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
In the past decade scientists have been experimenting with metamaterials, artificial materials designed with periodic internal structures to give them properties not found in natural materials. Depending on their internal geometry and... more
A mathematician traces his journey from poverty to prominence  SCIENCE-NEWS · 4 weeks
In 'The Shape of Life,' Shing-Tung Yau describes his groundbreaking work in geometry, which provided insights into string theory. more
'The Big Bang Theory' takes math notes from Carl Pomerance  PHYS.ORG · 1 month
A prime number theory equation by mathematics professor emeritus Carl Pomerance turned up on The Big Bang Theory, where it was scrawled on a white board in the... more
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