Mathematics
Unlock your smartphone with earbuds  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 hours
A research team is developing EarEcho, a biometric tool that uses modified wireless earbuds to authenticate smartphone users via the unique geometry of their ear canal. A prototype of the system proved roughly 95% effective. more
New algorithms shown to accelerate biopharmaceutical process  PHYS.ORG · 15 hours
Biopharmaceuticals are necessary, life-saving tools. But the process for making them is time-consuming and costly, particularly when it comes to the process of purification—the removal of unwanted elements like proteins, viruses, and DNA. more
Airbus subsidiary UP42 unveils data, analytics platform  SPACE NEWS · 2 days
Airbus Defence and Space subsidiary UP42 unveiled Sept. 17 a commercial data and analytics platform that offers access to satellite imagery, other... more
New algorithm can distinguish cyberbullies from normal Twitter users with 90% accuracy  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
Researchers have developed machine learning algorithms which can successfully identify bullies and aggressors on Twitter with 90 percent accuracy. more
Immune response depends on mathematics of narrow escapes  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 days
The way immune cells pick friends from foes can be described by a classic maths puzzle known as the 'narrow escape problem'. more
'Narrow escape problem' determines the way immune cells pick friends from foes  NEWS MEDICAL · 3 days
The way immune cells pick friends from foes can be described by a classic maths puzzle known as the "narrow escape problem". more
Team discovers polymorph selection during crystal growth can be thermodynamically driven  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Scientists provide solid calculation to demonstrate the structural transformation in colloidal crystallization can be entirely thermodynamic, in contrast to the kinetic argument, from both theoretical and... more
Analysis of hygroscopic self-shaping wood at large scale for curved mass timber structures  Science Magazine · 5 days
The growing timber manufacturing industry faces challenges due to increasing geometric complexity of architectural designs. Complex and structurally efficient curved geometries are... more
Mathematicians proposed an express method for calculation of the propagation of light  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Mathematicians from RUDN University and the Nuclear Safety Institute of the RAS (NSI RAS) have proposed a numerical method for solving equations describing the... more
SkinVision algorithm detects 95% of skin cancer, study finds  NEWS MEDICAL · 6 days
An international group of researchers working with Erasmus University Medical Center (Erasmus MC) in the Netherlands determined that SkinVision – the first CE-marked skin cancer application based on extensive clinical... more
How fast is the universe expanding? The mystery endures  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Scientists have known for decades that the universe is expanding, but research in the past few years has shaken up calculations on the speed of growth—raising tricky questions about theories... more
Are Black Holes Made of Dark Energy?  ASTRO WATCH · 6 days
Two University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa researchers have identified and corrected a subtle error that was made when applying Einstein’s equations to... more
Synthesis of a copper-supported triplet nitrene complex pertinent to copper-catalyzed amination  Science Magazine · 6 days
Terminal copper-nitrenoid complexes have inspired interest in their fundamental bonding structures as well as their putative intermediacy in catalytic nitrene-transfer reactions. Here, we report that aryl... more
Chemists show how bias can crop up in machine learning algorithm results  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
A team of material scientists at Haverford College has shown how human bias in data can impact the results of machine-learning algorithms used to... more
Math shows why animals can see at night  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
By combining mathematics with science, an interdisciplinary team found how changes in the shape of DNA structure affect the nuclei of nocturnal animals. Their findings could help explain how nocturnal animals, such... more
The Mathematikado: A math-inspired parody of a parody  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
In 1886, female students at Vassar College put on a parody of the opera "The Mikado" by Gilbert and Sullivan. The work reveals notions about who can or cannot do math. more
Are black holes made of dark energy?  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have identified and corrected a subtle error that was made when applying Einstein's equations to model the growth of the universe. more
Are black holes made of dark energy?  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Two University of Hawaii at Manoa researchers have identified and corrected a subtle error that was made when applying Einstein's equations to model the growth of the universe. more
Math skills aren't enough to get through hard decisions  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Almost a third of American adults don't have the math skills necessary to make effective decisions about their health and finances. more
Good at math? It means little if you're not confident  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Being good at math relates to better financial and medical outcomes -- unless you don't have confidence in your own abilities with numbers, new research suggests. In two... more
Teeth offer vital clues about diet during the Great Irish Famine  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Scientific analysis of dental calculus -- plaque build-up -- of the Famine's victims found evidence of corn (maize), oats, potato, wheat and milk foodstuffs. more
Teeth offer vital clues about diet during the Great Irish Famine  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Scientific analysis of dental calculus—plaque build-up—of the Famine's victims found evidence of corn (maize), oats, potato, wheat and milk foodstuffs. more
Good at math? It means little if you're not confident  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Being good at math relates to better financial and medical outcomes—unless you don't have confidence in your own abilities with numbers, new research suggests. more
Mathematicians Solve Sum-of-Three-Cubes Problem for Number 42  SCI-NEWS.COM · 1 week
University of Bristol’s Professor Andrew Booker and MIT Professor Andrew Sutherland have found a solution to x3 + y3 + z3 =... more
Sum of three cubes for 42 finally solved -- using real life planetary computer  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Hot on the heels of the ground-breaking 'Sum-Of-Three-Cubes' solution for the number 33, mathematicians have solved the final piece of... more
Artificial intelligence approaches may improve diagnostics of kidney disease  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
In two different studies, researchers used machine learning algorithms to classify kidney biopsy samples and found substantial agreement with standard classification by pathologists. The methods may augment traditional diagnostics of... more
Ordinary People Can See Beauty in Complex Math, New Research Reveals  SCI-NEWS.COM · 2 weeks
According to a series of experiments by Yale University and University of Bath researchers,... more
Sum of three cubes for 42 finally solved—using real life planetary computer  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Hot on the heels of the ground-breaking 'Sum-Of-Three-Cubes' solution for the number 33, a team led by the University of Bristol and Massachusetts Institute... more
Radio emission from a pulsars magnetic pole revealed by general relativity  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Binary pulsars are affected by general relativity (GR), causing the spin axis of each pulsar to precess. We present polarimetric radio observations of the pulsar PSR... more
Artificial intelligence helps to predict hybrid nanoparticle structures  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers at the Nanoscience Center and Faculty of Information Technology in the University of Jyväskylä, Finland, have achieved a significant step forward in predicting atomic structures of hybrid nanoparticles. A research article... more
Emotion-reading algorithms cannot predict intentions via facial expressions  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Though algorithms are increasingly being deployed in all facets of life, a new study has found that they fail basic tests as truth detectors. more
Giant impacts stochastically change the internal pressures of terrestrial planets  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Pressure is a key parameter in the physics and chemistry of planet formation and evolution. Previous studies have erroneously assumed that internal pressures monotonically increase with the mass... more
Artificial intelligence helps to predict hybrid nanoparticle structures  nanowerk · 2 weeks
New research demonstrates a new algorithm that 'learns' to predict binding sites of molecules at the metal-molecule interface of hybrid nanoparticles by using already published experimental structural information on nanoparticle reference systems. more
Artificial intelligence learns complex patterns between genes and diseases  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Artificial intelligence is being harnessed by researchers to track down genes that cause disease. A KAUST team is taking a creative, combined deep learning approach that uses data from multiple... more
AI learns the language of chemistry to predict how to make medicines  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have designed a machine learning algorithm that predicts the outcome of chemical reactions with much higher accuracy than trained chemists and suggests ways... more
Novel self-monitoring solution can be an efficient tool in managing uncontrolled asthma  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A study by researchers at Karolinska Institutet shows that a treatment adjustment algorithm based on lung function and symptoms in a mobile phone can... more
It takes a community to lower cardiovascular risk  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
People in 16 communities received usual care and those in 14 communities had an intervention that included the initiation and monitoring of treatments and controlling risk factors by non-physician health workers using... more
Left or right? Novel algorithm takes chirality determination to the next level  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Chemists have significantly improved the experimental determination of the chirality or 'handedness' of molecules using vibrational circular dichroism (VCD) spectroscopy. more
Left or right? Novel algorithm takes chirality determination to the next level  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Researchers at the Molecular Photonics group of the Van "t Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences at the University of Amsterdam have significantly improved the... more
Algorithm identifies optimal pairs for composing metal-organic frameworks  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
The integration of metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) and other metal nanoparticles has increasingly led to the creation of new multifunctional materials. Many researchers have integrated MOFs with other classes of materials to produce... more
AI uncovers new details about Old Master paintings  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Artificial intelligence can be used to analyse high-resolution digital X-ray images of paintings, providing more insight for conservators and those restoring classic works of art. A new algorithm was developed and used... more
Smarter experiments for faster materials discovery  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Scientists created a new AI algorithm for making measurement decisions; autonomous approach could revolutionize scientific experiments. more
Solar System chaos and the Paleocene-Eocene boundary age constrained by geology and astronomy  Science Magazine · 3 weeks
Astronomical calculations reveal the Solar System’s dynamical evolution, including its chaoticity, and represent the backbone of cyclostratigraphy and astrochronology. An absolute, fully... more
Smarter experiments for faster materials discovery  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A team of scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy's Brookhaven National Laboratory and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory designed, created, and successfully tested a new algorithm to make smarter scientific measurement decisions. The algorithm, a form... more
Smarter experiments for faster materials discovery  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A team of scientists have designed, created, and successfully tested a new algorithm to make smarter scientific measurement decisions. The algorithm, a form of artificial intelligence (AI), can make autonomous decisions to define and perform the... more
Harnessing the power of solar panels  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have developed a way to better harness the volume of energy collected by solar panels. In a new study, the researchers developed an algorithm that increases the efficiency of the solar photovoltaic (PV) system and... more
Researchers develop a better way to harness the power of solar panels  nanowerk · 3 weeks
In a new study, the researchers developed an algorithm that increases the efficiency of the solar photovoltaic system and reduces the volume of power... more
Universal algorithm set to boost microscopes  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have developed an algorithm that can determine whether a super-resolution microscope is operating at maximum resolution based on a single image. The method is compatible with all types of microscopes and could one day be... more
Universal algorithm set to boost microscopes  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Thanks to the advent of super-resolution microscopes some 30 years ago, scientists can observe subcellular structures, proteins and living tissue with unprecedented precision. These microscopes operate by measuring the fluorescent light that some compounds emit naturally... more
Save time using maths: Analytical tool designs corkscrew-shaped nano-antennae  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The nanostructures from Katja Höflich's HZB team are shaped like corkscrews and made of silver. Mathematically, such a nano antenna can be regarded as an one-dimensional line that forms a... more
Scurrying roaches help researchers steady staggering robots  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
To walk or run with finesse, roaches and robots coordinate leg movements via signals sent through centralized systems. Though their moving parts are utterly divergent, researchers have devised handy principles and equations to assess... more
Save time using maths: Analytical tool designs corkscrew-shaped nano-antennae  nanowerk · 4 weeks
For the first time, scientists have derived analytically how corkscrew-shaped nano-antennas interact with light. The mathematical tool can be used to calculate the geometry that a nano-antenna must have for... more
Helping NASA spacecraft travel faster and farther with math  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
By combining cutting-edge machine learning with 19th-century mathematics, a mathematician is working to make NASA spacecraft lighter and more damage tolerant by developing methods to detect imperfections in carbon nanomaterials... more
Scurrying roaches help researchers steady staggering robots  nanowerk · 4 weeks
Bomechanics researchers boiled down the sprints of cockroaches to handy principles and equations they then used to make a test robot amble about better. more
Online dating is the most popular way couples meet  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Algorithms, and not friends and family, are now the go-to matchmaker for people looking for love, Stanford sociologist Michael Rosenfeld has found. more
Researchers explain slow-moving earthquakes known as 'slow slip events'  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
The Earth's subsurface is an extremely active place, where the movements and friction of plates deep underground shape our landscape and govern the intensity of hazards above. While the Earth's... more
Numerical operations in living cells by programmable RNA devices  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Integrated bioengineering systems can make executable decisions according to the cell state. To sense the state, multiple biomarkers are detected and processed via logic gates with synthetic biological devices. However,... more
New brain map could improve AI algorithms for machine vision  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Neuroscientists have published an updated view on the primate brain's visual system organization. They found that parts of the primate visual system may work differently than previously thought. more
Machine learning models help clinicians identify people who need advanced depression care  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have created decision models capable of predicting which patients might need more treatment for their depression than what their primary care provider can... more
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