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May 24, 2016

Scientists Create Computational Tool for Greater Understanding of Metabolic Network

May 20, 2016 — Researchers present the first genome-scale reconstruction of the C. elegans metabolic network and show that scientists can use mathematical simulation to convert bacterial diet into C. elegans ... read more

May 20, 2016 — To increase our understanding of cardiac regenerative therapies, a team of researchers has recently developed a computational model capable of simulating the long-term effects of these ... read more

May 4, 2016 — Researchers have designed an equilibrium model to demonstrate the elastic stresses and suction pressure distribution between a soft hydrogel contact lens and an eye. The model allows arbitrary ... read more

Stocks Overvalued Longer and More Often Than Previously Thought, Says Study

May 4, 2016 — A study of the most commonly-traded US stocks over the last 13-years finds 13,000 'bubbles,' or periods when the stocks were ... read more

Trust in the Cloud Could Be Pinned to Online Scoring System

Apr. 22, 2016 — An easy-to-use online tool to help build people's trust in the cloud has been developed by computer scientists. Cloud computing is widely recognized as a highly useful technology, with multiple ... read more

Apr. 20, 2016 — Computer scientists, programmers, theorists, applied mathematicians, economists, biologists and environmental scientists have helped create a new field, computational sustainability, addressing ... read more

Apr. 18, 2016 — Physicists have developed new software for the life sciences. The software supports the evaluation of microscope-based observations of cell behaviour on micropatterned ... read more

New Debugger Finds Security Flaws in Popular Web Apps

Apr. 15, 2016 — By exploiting some peculiarities of the popular Web programming framework Ruby on Rails, researchers have developed a system that can quickly comb through tens of thousands of lines of application ... read more

Less Is More When It Comes to Soot

Apr. 5, 2016 — Small particles emitted into air during the burning of hydrocarbon fuels damage the human respiratory system and enhance the greenhouse effect. In their agglomerated form, these particles form soot ... read more

Teaching and Learning the Gamified Way

Apr. 6, 2016 — Gamification is an application of game mechanics and game design techniques in learning and teaching, making the process to be more interesting, interactive and ... read more

Preference for Dating Smarter Partners Negatively Affects Women's Attitudes Toward STEM

Apr. 1, 2016 — Women with a preference for more intelligent partners are less likely to show interest in male-dominated fields such as math and science, according to a newly published ... read more

Applying Parameter Selection, Verification Techniques to an HIV Model

Mar. 31, 2016 — Physical and biological models often have hundreds of inputs, many of which may have a negligible effect on a model's response. Establishing parameters that can be fixed at nominal values ... read more

Data from Full Hospital Stay Not Much Better at Predicting Risk for Readmission Than Data from First Day, Researchers Find

Mar. 31, 2016 — Culling more detailed clinical data from electronic health records throughout a hospital stay did not substantially improve predictions about who was more likely to be readmitted, an analysis showed, ... read more

Conspicuous Consumption May Drive Fertility Down

Mar. 28, 2016 — A new mathematical model shows how fertility goes down as the cost of achieving social status goes up. The study authors developed a mathematical model showing that their argument is plausible from a ... read more

Mar. 26, 2016 — Researchers have discovered a so far unknown formation mechanism of cavitation bubbles by means of a model calculation. In a new article, they describe how oil-repellent and oil-attracting surfaces ... read more

Electronic Counterpart to Ecological Models Revealed

Mar. 24, 2016 — Predicting the future from the present -- that's what logistic maps can do. Researchers have developed an electronic version of a logistic map that is capable of interacting with many other ... read more

'Adaptation Energy' in Animals: Mathematicians Provide Solution to 78-Year-Old Mystery

Mar. 22, 2016 — Researchers have developed a solution to a 78-year-old mystery. In previous research, it was suggested that adaptation of an animal to different factors looks like spending of one resource and that ... read more

Computer-Assisted Approaches as Decision Support Systems Serving to Combat the Zika Virus

Mar. 18, 2016 — No drug is known to treat ZIKV infection; neither do we have any vaccine which can prevent the spread of it. While scientists are trying to cope with the situation, computer-assisted approaches may ... read more

Maths Could Help Search and Rescue Ships Sail More Safely in Heavy Seas

Mar. 18, 2016 — A unique new computer model built on highly complex mathematics could make it possible to design safer versions of the ‘fast ships’ widely used in search and rescue, anti-drugs, anti-piracy and ... read more

Mar. 17, 2016 — Machine learning systems are everywhere. They predict the weather, forecast earthquakes, provide recommendations based on the books and movies we like, and even apply the brakes on our cars when ... read more

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