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March 1, 2017

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March 1, 2017

Feb. 6, 2017 — Scientists use physics equations that describe molecular interactions to predict bacterial battles, and find correlation in genomes between weaponry and resource ... read more

Mathematically Optimizing Traffic Lights in Road Intersections

Feb. 3, 2017 — Traffic modeling has been of interest to mathematicians since the 1950s. Research in the area has only grown as road traffic control presents an ever-increasing problem. In a new paper, authors ... read more

Jan. 23, 2017 — Using a novel approach for computing real-time game strategy, engineers have developed an artificial Ms. Pac-Man player that chomps the existing high score for computerized ... read more

Malaria Elimination: Vaccines Should Be Tested on Larger Groups of Volunteers

Jan. 12, 2017 — To find an effective vaccine against malaria it is crucial to test candidate vaccines on larger groups of people than previously thought -- according to a new study. Researchers developed a ... read more

Computer Models Could Help Design Physical Therapy Regimens

Jan. 10, 2017 — Researchers have developed a computational walking model that could help guide patients to their best possible recovery after a ... read more

DNA-Evidence Needs Statistical Back-Up

Jan. 10, 2017 — How do forensic scientists deal with complex DNA-evidence found at crime scenes? A researcher has now developed new statistical models to analyze ... read more

Physicists' to Use Their Unique Tool to Improve Neonatal Health

Jan. 3, 2017 — In neonatal health, knowing the exact time of conception saves lives. Two data scientists have a mathematical solution to rectify rough ... read more

Researchers Model How 'Publication Bias' Does, and Doesn't, Affect the 'Canonization' of Facts in Science

Dec. 20, 2016 — Researchers present a mathematical model that explores whether "publication bias" -- the tendency of journals to publish mostly positive experimental results -- influences how scientists ... read more

Waging a More Effective War Against Viral Outbreaks

Dec. 15, 2016 — As societies grow more complex and interconnected, a mathematical biologist calls for a similar evolution in models to combat communicable ... read more

Dec. 14, 2016 — A new study shows how the present-day distribution of physical traits across species can help explain how the evolutionary process unfolded over ... read more

How to Avoid Congestion of Mobile Network

Dec. 12, 2016 — Scientists have created a universal mathematical approach to queuing theory. It allows calculating the most efficient operation of the systems where the processing of incoming flow takes place. In ... read more

Nov. 29, 2016 — New research by a mathematics professor has successfully reactivated oscillations in insulin-producing pancreatic beta cells — one of the first necessary steps to resurrecting the dormant cells and ... read more

Mothers' Early Support Boosts Children's Later Math Achievement

Nov. 22, 2016 — Early math knowledge is as important as early literacy for children's subsequent achievement. In fact, research has shown that early math skills predict later school success better than early ... read more

The Mathematics of Coffee Extraction: Searching for the Ideal Brew

Nov. 15, 2016 — Composed of over 1,800 chemical components, coffee is one of the most widely-consumed drinks in the world. Understanding the mathematics of coffee extraction can help identify the influence of ... read more

Mathematical Algorithms Calculate Social Behavior

Nov. 14, 2016 — For a long time, mathematical modelling of social systems and dynamics was considered in the realm of science fiction. But predicting, and at once influencing human behavior is well on its way to ... read more

Researchers Found Mathematical Structure That Was Thought Not to Exist

Nov. 14, 2016 — Researchers found mathematical structure that was thought not to exist. The best possible q-analogs of codes may be useful in more efficient data ... read more

Even Physicists Are 'Afraid' of Mathematics

Nov. 11, 2016 — Physicists avoid highly mathematical work despite being trained in advanced mathematics, new research ... read more

Finding Patterns in Corrupted Data

Oct. 26, 2016 — A new model-fitting technique is efficient even for data sets with hundreds of variables, say ... read more

Breakthrough in Quantifying Belief System Dynamics

Oct. 24, 2016 — It's no secret humans are social creatures with beliefs that are, literally, all over the map. What wasn't known was how those beliefs are influenced by our social interactions. Now ... read more

Oct. 20, 2016 — Mathematical analysis has led researchers to a formula that can describe the movement of DNA inside living human cells. Using these calculations, researchers may be able to reveal the 3D architecture ... read more

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