Mathematics
Self-induced spin glass state in elemental and crystalline neodymium  Science Magazine · 13 hours
Spin glasses are a highly complex magnetic state of matter intricately linked to spin frustration and structural disorder. They exhibit no long-range order and exude aging phenomena, distinguishing them from... more
Delicate seafloor landforms reveal past Antarctic grounding-line retreat of kilometers per year  Science Magazine · 13 hours
A suite of grounding-line landforms on the Antarctic seafloor, imaged at submeter horizontal resolution from an autonomous underwater vehicle, enables calculation of ice sheet... more
Mathematician helps resolve question first asked 60 years ago  PHYS.ORG · 14 hours
An Irish mathematician, Dr. Martin Kerin, from the School of Mathematics, Statistics and Applied Mathematics at NUI Galway, has had a research article published in the Annals of Mathematics, widely... more
Amid virus lockdown, radio lessons return in Latin America  ABC NEWS · 16 hours
Broadcasting was once widely used in Latin America to teach basic math and literacy skills to rural children and adults more
Algorithm quickly simulates a roll of loaded dice  MIT · 16 hours
Approach for generating numbers at random may help analyses of complex systems, from Earth’s climate to financial markets. more
Coronavirus, pouring rain can't dampen New Orleans' seniors  ABC NEWS · 1 day
Neither the coronavirus pandemic nor a rain shower could deter the 2020 graduating class of the New Orleans Charter Science and Math High School more
Computer vision and uncertainty in AI for robotic prosthetics  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 day
Researchers have developed new software that can be integrated with existing hardware to enable people using robotic prosthetics or exoskeletons to walk in a safer, more natural manner on different... more
[Editors' Choice] Blood-borne biomarkers may help predict COVID-19 mortality  Science Magazine · 2 days
A machine learning algorithm identifies blood-borne markers that are predictive of COVID-19 mortality. more
Eye-catching advances in some AI fields are not real  Science Magazine · 2 days
When tuned up, old algorithms can match the abilities of their successors more
Researchers use geometry and dynamics to better understand tissue organization  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Embryogenesis—how an organism arises from a single cell—is one of the most mysterious and complex processes in nature. The large-scale, coordinated and collective movements of cells in a... more
Mathematics can save lives at sea  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
An international research collaboration has developed a mathematical method that can speed up search and rescue operations at sea. The new algorithm accurately predicts locations to which objects and people floating in water will drift. more
Search-and-rescue algorithm identifies hidden “traps” in ocean waters  MIT · 3 days
Method may help quickly identify regions where objects — and missing people — may have converged. more
New single particle diffraction method  nanowerk · 3 days
Algorithms, gold and holographic references boost biomolecule diffraction. more
How do you motivate workers who are managed by an algorithm?  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Many businesses turned to remote workers to continue their operations after states issued stay-at-home orders to reduce COVID-19 infections. It's a trend that is likely to... more
The world's oldest temple was built along a grand geometric plan  LIVE SCIENCE · 5 days
The building of Göbekli Tepe was "a deviation from the hunting and gathering way of life." more
Researchers create global arsenic-in-groundwater maps to highlight threats  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
A pair of researchers at the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology has created a global map that highlights areas where there are likely dangerous levels of arsenic in groundwater.... more
Cosmic Rays May Have Played Key Role in Origin of Life’s Handedness  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
Living organisms comprise a system of molecules organized with specific handedness. Handedness — or chirality — is the geometric property of an object that... more
Parents with degrees give their children significant advantage in math  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Children of parents with a degree are almost a year of schooling ahead in math by the age 11 than peers whose parents have just GCSEs, a new... more
A new algorithm predicts the difficulty in fighting fire  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Fires are one of the greatest threats to forest heritage. According to data from the Ministry of Agriculture, on average more than 17,000 fires occur per year in Spain, affecting... more
Parents with degrees give their children significant advantage in maths  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Children of parents with a degree are almost a year of schooling ahead in maths by the age 11 than peers whose parents have just GCSEs, a new... more
A new plasma engine will allow less expensive, more efficient, and longer space missions  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Researchers at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) have patented a new spatial plasma-fueled engine capable of satellite and spacecraft... more
Image analysis technique provides better understanding of heart cell defects  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Many patients with heart disease face limited treatment options. Fortunately, stem cell biology has enabled researchers to produce large numbers of cardiomyocytes, which may be used in drug... more
The mystique of mathematics: 5 beautiful math phenomena  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Mathematics is visible everywhere in nature, even where we are not expecting it. It can help explain the way galaxies spiral, a seashell curves, patterns replicate, and rivers bend. more
A new plasma engine will allow less expensive, more efficient, and longer space missions  nanowerk · 1 week
Researchers have developed a new spatial plasma-fueled engine capable of satellite and spacecraft propulsion, with magnetic field geometry and configuration... more
School segregation by wealth creating unequal learning outcomes in the Global South  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Millions of the world's poorest children are leaving school without mastering even basic levels of reading or maths because of an overlooked pattern of... more
Algorithmic autos  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Connected and automated vehicles use technology such as sensors, cameras and advanced control algorithms to adjust their operation to changing conditions with little or no input from drivers. A research group optimized vehicle dynamics and powertrain operation using connectivity and... more
UH researcher develops algorithm to track fear response from sweat and heart rate  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering Rose Faghih is not afraid of fear. If continuously monitored, she sees it as a... more
The Latest: Dutch bars, restaurants can reopen June 1  ABC NEWS · 1 week
The Dutch prime minister says the country’s bars and restaurants can reopen on June 1, with limited numbers of guests and social distancing more
Coronavirus lays bare inequities in K-12 education  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Imagine doing your high school math or history homework while also being the full-time caregiver for your younger sibling. more
AI helps unravel mysteries of sleep health  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 week
Algorithms and deep learning has enabled Flinders University sleep researchers to dive deep into one of the mysteries of sleep health. more
New algorithms support doctors in making a faster and accurate diagnosis  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The know-how from the world's top experts in lung ultrasound was collected and organized in the software application. more
New algorithm could help investigate the genetic clues behind immunity  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Scientists with UC San Diego's Jacobs School of Engineering and the Qualcomm Institute have developed a new gene prediction algorithm, called MINING-D, that could help researchers investigate the... more
Designing exceptional gas-separation polymer membranes using machine learning  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
The field of polymer membrane design is primarily based on empirical observation, which limits discovery of new materials optimized for separating a given gas pair. Instead of relying on exhaustive experimental investigations,... more
An inmate's love for math leads to new discoveries  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
There are many examples of mathematical breakthroughs achieved in prison. Maybe the most famous is from the French mathematician Andre Weil, who came up with his hugely influential conjectures while... more
New algorithm predicts optimal materials among all possible compounds  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Skoltech researchers have offered a solution to the problem of searching for materials with required properties among all possible combinations of chemical elements. These combinations are virtually endless, and each... more
Seeing the universe through new lenses  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new study revealed hundreds of new strong gravitational lensing candidates based on a deep dive into data. The study benefited from the winning machine-learning algorithm in an international science competition. more
De novo protein design enables the precise induction of RSV-neutralizing antibodies  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
De novo protein design has been successful in expanding the natural protein repertoire. However, most de novo proteins lack biological function, presenting a major methodological challenge.... more
First animal 'buckyballs' discovered in 80-million-year-old sea lillies  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
Buckyballs are geometric shapes previously only seen in nature at the molecular scale. Scientists recently found them in marine animals dating to the Cretaceous. more
The math behind the COVID-19 modeling  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Some of us might have been happy to leave mathematics behind in high school or college, but as the COVID-19 pandemic has spread, math has had a daily effect on all of our lives—even if we... more
Solid-ion conductors for safer batteries  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Lithium metal is one of the most promising candidates for next generation battery anodes due to its exceptionally high specific capacity. However, its widespread use is hindered by a challenging obstacle: upon multiple charge-discharge cycles, fractal filaments called... more
3D VR blood flow to improve cardiovascular care  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Biomedical engineers are developing a massive fluid dynamics simulator that can model blood flow through the full human arterial system at subcellular resolution. One of the goals of the effort is to... more
Self-driving laboratory for accelerated discovery of thin-film materials  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Discovering and optimizing commercially viable materials for clean energy applications typically takes more than a decade. Self-driving laboratories that iteratively design, execute, and learn from materials science experiments in a fully autonomous... more
Gobekli Tepe: Geometry Guided Construction of 11,500-Year-Old Megalithic Complex  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
New research from Tel Aviv University sheds light on the building history of monumental structures in the main... more
Geometry guided construction of earliest known temple, built 6,000 years before Stonehenge  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The sprawling 11,500-year-old stone Göbekli Tepe complex in southeastern Anatolia, Turkey, is the earliest known temple in human history and one of the most... more
Geometry guided construction of earliest known temple, built 6,000 years before Stonehenge  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have now used architectural analysis to discover that geometry informed the layout of Göbekli Tepe's impressive round stone structures and enormous assembly of... more
A study analyzes the unexpected behavior of hydrogen flames  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Hydrogen flames can propagate even with very little fuel, within surprisingly narrow gaps and can extend breaking up into fractal patterns. That is the unexpected physical behavior of this gas... more
Defective graphene has high electrocatalytic activity  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Scientists from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Skoltech, and the Russian Academy of Sciences Joint Institute for High Temperatures have conducted a theoretical study of the effects of defects in graphene on electron transfer... more
A century of misunderstanding of a key tool in the economics of natural resources  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
In the past few weeks, oil prices have fallen to record lows. This development was not predicted by the Hotelling... more
A century of misunderstanding of a key tool in the economics of natural resources  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
In the past few weeks, oil prices have fallen to record lows. This development was not predicted by the Hotelling... more
Defective graphene has high electrocatalytic activity  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Researchers have conducted a theoretical study of the effects of defects in graphene on electron transfer at the graphene-solution interface. Their calculations show that defects can increase the charge transfer rate by an order of magnitude. more
First simulation of a full-sized mitochondrial membrane  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have developed a method that combines different resolution levels in a computer simulation of biological membranes. Their algorithm backmaps a large-scale model that includes features, such as membrane curvature, to its corresponding coarse-grained... more
A standard for real-time calculation of pollutant emissions allocated to the use of ICTs  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The first ever standard for real-time calculation of pollutant emissions allocated to the use of information and communication technologies (ICTs)... more
First simulation of a full-sized mitochondrial membrane  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Scientists from the University of Groningen have developed a method that combines different resolution levels in a computer simulation of biological membranes. Their algorithm backmaps a large-scale model that includes features such as membrane... more
First simulation of a full-sized mitochondrial membrane  nanowerk · 3 weeks
New algorithm links different scales, bringing simulated cell a step closer. more
Computer vision helps scientists study lithium ion batteries  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Lithium-ion batteries lose their juice over time, causing scientists and engineer to work hard to understand that process in detail. Now, scientists at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have... more
High color purity 3-D printing  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Selective powder sintering for 3-D printing has recently become an increasingly affordable solution for manufacturing made-to-order elements of almost any shape or geometry. This technique involves heating a bed of powder (such as polyamide, PA12) to just below... more
Broadband enhancement relies on precise tilt  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
If a photon source could be placed on a single chip and made to produce photons at a high rate, this could enable high-speed quantum communication or information processing. A simple on-chip photon source using a... more
Supercomputer simulations present potential active substances against coronavirus  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Several drugs approved for treating hepatitis C viral infection were identified as potential candidates against COVID-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. This is the result of research based on extensive... more
Four years of calculations lead to new insights into muon anomaly  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Two decades ago, an experiment at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven National Laboratory pinpointed a mysterious mismatch between established particle physics theory and actual... more
Four years of calculations lead to new insights into muon anomaly  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Two decades ago, an experiment pinpointed a mysterious mismatch between established particle physics theory and actual lab measurements. Researchers have used a supercomputer to help narrow... more
A new technique for the 3-D printing multimaterial devices  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Three-dimensional printing techniques could potentially be used to fabricate a variety of objects with complex geometries, including electronic components. Most 3-D printing approaches developed so far, however, have merely proved... more
Supercomputer simulations present potential active substances against coronavirus  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Several drugs approved for treating hepatitis C viral infection were identified as potential candidates against COVID-19, a new disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus. This is the result of research based on... more
Researchers develop AI algorithm to accurately predict risk for and diagnose Alzheimer's  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 weeks
Researchers have developed a computer algorithm based on Artificial Intelligence that can accurately predict the risk for and diagnose Alzheimer's disease using a combination... more
AI-based technology could help accelerate clinical trials for glaucoma  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
The technology, supported by an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm, could help accelerate clinical trials, and eventually may be used in detection and diagnostics, according to the Wellcome-funded study published today... more
Researchers discover hidden symmetry in chemical kinetic equations  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
Rice University researchers have discovered a hidden symmetry in the chemical kinetic equations scientists have long used to model and study many of the chemical processes essential for life. more
CO2 emissions from dry inland waters globally underestimated  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Inland waters play an important role in the global carbon cycle. Calculations that scale up the carbon dioxide emissions from land and water surface areas do not take account of inland waters... more
Catching nuclear smugglers: Fast algorithm could enable cost-effective detectors at borders  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A new algorithm could enable faster, less expensive detection of weapons-grade nuclear materials at borders, quickly differentiating between benign and illicit radiation signatures in the same... more
Carbon dioxide emissions from dry inland waters globally underestimated  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Inland waters such as rivers, lakes and reservoirs play an important role in the global carbon cycle. Calculations that scale up the carbon dioxide emissions from land and water surface... more
New math model predicts clinical outcomes in cancer patients treated with immunotherapy  NEWS MEDICAL · 4 weeks
A group of our cancer and mathematics researchers at Houston Methodist have developed a clinically-applicable mathematical model to predict patient outcomes to cancer immunotherapy. more
Gravitational waves could prove the existence of the quark-gluon plasma  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Neutron stars are among the densest objects in the Uiverse. If our Sun, with its radius of 700,000 kilometres were a neutron star, its mass would be condensed... more
Hidden symmetry found in chemical kinetic equations  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Rice University researchers have discovered a hidden symmetry in the chemical kinetic equations scientists have long used to model and study many of the chemical processes essential for life. more
Scientists proposed a new approach for efficient nanomaterials' modeling  nanowerk · 4 weeks
With the new modeling method, the calculations became simpler, which gives a possibility to predict the mechanical response to tension and to study its failure mechanism. more
Listening for right whales in the ocean deeps  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Scientists are using algorithms and machine learning to listen for the distinct calls of one of the world's most endangered animals in a bid to identify where they are and shield them... more
Catching nuclear smugglers: Fast algorithm could enable cost-effective detectors at borders  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A new algorithm could enable faster, less expensive detection of weapons-grade nuclear materials at borders, quickly differentiating between benign and illicit radiation signatures in the same... more
'Smart sample pooling' for COVID-19 could solve test kit shortage problem  NEWS MEDICAL · 1 month
A new study from Pakistan suggests 'smart sample pooling' using population grouping with algorithms as a solution to the unavailability of test kits for severe acute... more
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